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HIGHER EDUCATION

Higher education in the 21st century is in the process of self-transformation, as its operations now extend well beyond the classroom to the digital realm in providing instructional and research opportunities to a broader base of learners.

 
Even with the demand by students and faculty for greater online access, collaboration and resources, IT initiatives at many major educational institutions are challenged by a range of factors that are both budgetary and strategic:

  • Determining a best-use strategy in IT expenditures to better manage costs and promote future growth
  • Investing in an institution-wide cloud strategy that is fundable and scalable
  • Extending and managing remote communications for greater productivity and connected learning opportunities
  • Making critical upgrades to infrastructure to advance operational efficiency
  • Integrating and updating database systems for improved analytical insight to support institutional outcomes
  • Meeting privacy and security requirements to safeguard the online learning environment

COLLABORATION TECHNOLOGIES

  • Collaboration technologies support integrated communications and expanded engagement with students, faculty and researchers.
  • Advanced unified communications with seamless Integration of voice, video, data, IM and documentation
  • Video teleconferencing solutions for secure collaboration among researchers, while creating additional educational engagement opportunities, including adaptive and peer-to-peer “social” learning
  • Social media applications that enable responses to stakeholders through public social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook or other public forums

DATA CENTER OPTIMIZATION

  • Data center optimization will improve accessibility to connected learning and research opportunities while streamlining processes for enhanced operations.
  • Scaled database solutions promote greater employee productivity and improved access to constituent analysis and other research
  • Efficient information exchange and interoperability accessible to all employees, from shared calendars to remote document management

SECURE MOBILITY

  • Secure mobility for faculty and staff, addressing all of the complexities that BYOD brings to an educational institution while providing greater access for connectedness, learning and research.
  • Complete mobile device management in visibility, control and network security
  • Secure access to data, documentation and “anytime, anywhere” distance learning tools as needed

WIRED AND WIRELESS NETWORKS

  • Wired and wireless networks designed to support robust bandwidth, security and a myriad of data types resulting from campus-wide use of technology by students, faculty and staff.
  • Intelligent routing and switching that directs video and other types of data while monitoring, detecting and alerting you to issues
  • Design and integration of wireless networks with appropriate security to support a variety of mobile devices and brands
  • High-availability networking that eliminates unnecessary downtime and provide a reliable backbone for your critical operations, 24×7