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Cisco at EDUCAUSE 2019

October 14–17 | Chicago, IL | Booth 1321

Smarter campus, successful students.

Cisco is heading to EDUCAUSE, October 14-17, in Chicago, Illinois. Come join us to discover ways technology enables a positive student experience.

On today’s smart campuses, students can connect to engaging, interactive learning; in-person and virtual communities; and to resources that offer vital support that strengthens the student experience.

As a global leader, Cisco is a bridge, delivering the integrated, secure technology that helps build these connections and enables colleges and universities to empower their students—from applicant to graduate and beyond. 


Meet with us

To schedule a meeting or booth tour with Cisco higher education experts at EDUCAUSE, contact your Cisco account team.
We look forward to seeing you in Chicago at booth 1321.

Exhibit hours

Tuesday, October 15 | 9:45 am–6:30 pm CT

Wednesday, October 16 | 9:45 am–5:00 pm CT

Be sure to enter our giveaway for a chance to win an Apple Watch!

Visit Cisco Cloud Security at booth 107 to see product demos of Duo Security and Cisco Umbrella.

Cisco industry sessions

Tuesday, October 15 | 11:45 am–12:30 pm CT

Small Team, Big Impact: How UNCP Built a Security Culture

Panelist: Don Bryant

The two-person cybersecurity team at The University of North Carolina, Pembroke, is small but mighty. In just three years, they implemented an integrated, automated security portfolio, amplified with threat intelligence, to safeguard campus, slashing the number of serious incidents from 20 a day to just one or two a week.

  • Learn how CISO Don Bryant built a “culture of security”, including growing support for technology investments
  • Understand how integrated security capabilities prepare UNCP to combat an expansive threat landscape
  • Learn innovative ways UNCP augments its team, including the program that brings Wounded Warriors with cybersecurity expertise to campus



Wednesday, October 16 | 11:45 am–12:30 pm CT

Increasing Student Success with High-Density Wi-Fi

Panelists: Barry Arnold, Marc Benner, Peter Williams

From move-in to graduation day, students require reliable connectivity to be successful. With the emergence of Wi-Fi 6, it is even more important to ensure students can use devices everywhere on campus. Learn how higher education leaders tackle density and device challenges while creating unique experiences, all through Wi-Fi.

  • Understand best practices for identifying and deploying campus-wide Wi-Fi
  • Learn how to use Wi-Fi and connected technologies to improve student experiences
  • Hear how three cutting-edge institutions approach their Wi-Fi strategies


Director of Network and Data Center Operations, Georgetown University

CISO, Adjunct Lecturer, UNC Pembroke

Assistant CIO, Illinois College

Associate Vice President of IT and CIO, Butler University 


Learn more about Cisco through our Smart Campus and Student Experience demonstrations.

Visit us in booth 1321 to discover ways technology enables a positive student experience.

  • See the most innovative solutions that create a smarter, more connected campus, including new software-defined approaches, automated analytics and intelligence, and Wi-Fi 6.
  • Learn more about how to use video and collaboration to deliver an immersive learning experience for students, leading to more meaningful engagement and positive outcomes for greater student success.
  • Discover solutions that help protect students, faculty, staff, and visitors from both physical and cyber threats, while ensuring an open, collaborative teaching and learning environment. 
  • Gain insights into using and protecting data, from management and governance to storage and sharing.


Student Experience

• Quantify Student Success with Cisco and Degree Analytics

• Improve Student Retention with Cisco and Involvio

• Provide Active Learning Spaces with Cisco Webex and Oblong Mezzanine

Smart Campus

• Connect the Campus with Cisco DNA Center and Wi-Fi 6
• Facilitate Campus Wayfinding with MazeMap
• Ensure Comprehensive Data Management with Cisco Hyperflex
• Leverage Cloud-managed IT with Cisco Meraki Dashboard
• Protect Campus Safety and Notification with Cisco Meraki MV Cameras and Singlewire
• Enable Cyber Threat Hunting with Cisco Threat Response and Cisco Cyber Defense Clinics


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