Building a Smarter Campus: Deakin University

Building a Smarter Campus: Deakin University

Although Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia is relatively new in terms of universities (it was founded less than 50 years ago) they have made significant achievement in this time in reaching the the top 3% of rankings in higher education institutions worldwide. Critical to the university’s continued success is its…

Greater Global Access for Rural and City Learning

Greater Global Access for Rural and City Learning

Where you attended school in Romania used to make a world of difference. Students in the city schools had access to updated facilities, digital content and opportunities to engage with thought leaders, while students in rural schools had limited resources. In 2013, the European Commission identified Romanian education as a…

Security Services Play a Key Role in Digital Transformation for Higher Education

Security Services Play a Key Role in Digital Transformation for Higher Education

Securing institutional assets is a critical step in a college or university’s ability to embark on the road to digital transformation. A unique operating environment and mission for the higher education industry makes this a particularly difficult task. For institutions to be successful, they must commit to investing in security…

Gartner Names Cisco a Leader in Unified Communications

Gartner Names Cisco a Leader in Unified Communications

Recently, Gartner named Cisco a leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications. For this report, Gartner measured both the ability to execute and completeness of vision for unified communications amongst ten top technology vendors in the communications space, amongst which, Cisco was named the top performer in both categories.…

How Digital Collaboration Technology is Transforming Education

How Digital Collaboration Technology is Transforming Education

Contemporary education systems face a range of challenges, including delivering on their equity commitments and ensuring that all students regardless of location or socio-economic status have access to a high quality education.  While governments have invested in a range of proactive initiatives to mitigate the effects of isolation for remote…