Optimizing Your Device Choice Program
Optimizing Your Device Choice Program
Congratulations on establishing a choose-your-own-device (CYOD) program. As your educational institution evolves to further integrate computers into the learning experience, we believe CYOD will help...
Moving to Windows 10 for Greater Security and Manageability
Moving to Windows 10 for Greater Security and Manageability
From January 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7. That means no more security updates, hotfixes, or any support services - leaving your old devices vulnerable to data breaches. Upgrade to...
Save Time & Improve Performance with Less Preloaded Software
Save Time & Improve Performance with Less Preloaded Software
Unlike software that is essential to learning, productivity or security, unnecessary preloaded apps can get in the way of a smooth user experience. This can cause issues on devices related to security...
Building a Device Choice Program
Building a Device Choice Program
Your planned program, where users are offered a choice of IT-procured devices, can improve end user satisfaction and flexibility. It should also make it easier for IT admins to manage devices...
Transitioning from Reactive IT
Transitioning from Reactive IT
Reactive or break/fix IT can easily end up costing more than a proactive support model. Formulating a transition plan that includes a cost/benefit analysis will get you started on the path to...
Optimizing your Device Management Strategy
Optimizing your Device Management Strategy
Students, faculty and administrators all require specialized devices; whether that's in a classroom, at home, on the road or in an office. As a result, device management forms a critical pillar in the...
Optimizing Energy Efficiency in End-User Devices
Optimizing Energy Efficiency in End-User Devices
Power efficiency initiatives can help education institutions reduce energy costs and achieve sustainability goals. Computers tend to use the most energy of all classroom, lecture hall and office...
Best Practices to Support Users Across Multiple Locations
Best Practices to Support Users Across Multiple Locations
Supporting users across multiple locations can be complex, and in the education industry the type of facilities can encompass regular offices, classrooms, lecture halls, labs and even outdoor...
Selecting the Right Docking Solution
Selecting the Right Docking Solution
For education support staff and administrators, docking solutions can boost productivity by making it easy to switch between mobile and “full desk” computing experiences. With many docking solutions...
Device Management is No Longer Optional
Device Management is No Longer Optional
With the growing number of mobile devices utilized by employees, faculty and students, you need better control over security and manageability of these devices. The diversity of roles you support -...
Enabling a BYOD Program
Enabling a BYOD Program
While Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) may reduce upfront costs, it can also expose you to greater security risks and more complexity. For support staff and teachers, we recommend PCs should be owned and...
Replace BYOD with a Choice of Devices Issued by IT
Replace BYOD with a Choice of Devices Issued by IT
Bring your own device (BYOD), where teachers, staff and students use their own devices, has been happening for years. However, it has challenges including less control over data and security. When it...