The Next Normal in Higher Education: CIO Plans for Return to Campus

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As students and parents look to the fall, awaiting decisions about whether their school or university will open or close, many institutions are reimagining the possibilities and overall improvement of their education system. Universities and K-12 Education Institutions are rapidly building out capacity to support remote learning for: Educators – enabling them to gain access Read more...

Introduction to VMware’s Cyber Range Solution

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In 2019, VMware launched its Government, Education, & Healthcare (GEH) Solutions & Innovations team.  This team’s charter is to build turnkey solutions which feature the best of VMware’s portfolio in tandem with key partnerships which solve customer’s hurdles and challenges. Our research and sourcing of these solutions led us to a key challenge customer’s face Read more...
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4 Ways VMware is enabling Business Continuity for Government & Education Customers

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Authored By: Herb Thompson, PMP, CISSO,  VMware Industry Security Strategist, SLED We’ve all spoken about and planned for a pandemic for years, but now it is real. Business are shut down. Airports are empty. Hospitals are full. Many Governors (21 states) have issued “Stay-At-Home” Executive Orders closing all non-essential businesses and eliminating all public meetings. Read more...

VMware helps organizations strengthen their cybersecurity posture through our Cyber Range Solution built on the VMware Digital Learning Platform

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Contributed by: Cameron Groves, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Innovations Teams, VMware Greg Chait, Sr. Solutions Technical Program Manager, Industry Strategy & Innovations, VMware The protection of personal information is top of mind for every organization. As people, devices, and objects become more connected, a compromised connection in one system can negatively impact the mission of government Read more...

VMware transforms student experience with Advanced Learning Environment on Digital Learning Platform

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Contributed by:  Cameron Groves, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Innovations Teams, VMware Greg Chait, Sr. Solutions Technical Program Manager, Industry Strategy & Innovations, VMware The intersection of educational learning and technology innovation has created sizable transformation in the way learning institutions deliver and enhance their student’s learning experience.  A report from McGraw Hill noted that 69% of Read more...

A Truly Global Education Community at VMworld EMEA

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  Immediately on the heels of the Annual EDUCAUSE 2018 Conference in Denver, Colorado, the VMware global education team headed to Barcelona for 2018’s VMworld EMEA event, changing the venue but not the topics of conversation. To bring everyone together, we hosted a higher education workshop and saw the room filled with some of the Read more...

EDUCAUSE 2018: What Blew Me Away in Denver

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  EDUCAUSE 2018 Highlights At the end of each EDUCAUSE annual conference, I take time to look back on the conversations and meetings that took place to see what jumps out at me. This year, I didn’t have to think twice.   What I Heard For the first time, I met teams of people—including IT, Read more...
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Want Ideal Outcomes in Education? Strategy!

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Prioritizing Strategy Having surgery slows you down. While I don’t appreciate the pain, I do welcome the opportunity forced downtime gives you to think. To really evaluate and focus. And in our crazy, fast-paced technology world, there’s something to be said for stepping back from the day-to-day long enough to be as thoughtful as possible Read more...
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This Year At EDUCAUSE – VMware In Education

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VMware in the Mile High City The Rocky Mountains won’t be the only peaks on our minds at the EDUCAUSE 2018 Annual Conference in Denver later this month. Attendees will be eager to solve the rising student demand for online technology to be incorporated into higher education learning environments. As we learned from the latest Faculty and Read more...

Attracting and Retaining Students and Faculty: The Role of Automating IT in Education

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Motivations for choosing a particular college or university program are changing. After tuition costs (which remain a, if not the, top consideration), students are increasingly querying about digital access. That’s why becoming a truly digital campus is now top-of-mind for leaders of academic institutions. After all, digital transformation is driving limitless learning and innovation in Read more...