Dell has partnered with six universities to supply information technology requirements of faculty members and students.
The computer manufacturer will offer the institutions products that are intended to address security and reliability concerns, Dell said Wednesday.
Academy of Art University, George Washington University, Kennesaw University, Pepperdine University, Southern Illinois University and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell will work with Dell to individualize learning and manage and analyze data on education standards.
“We know that the IT needs of a college or university are incredibly diverse depending on their academic goals, student body and campus infrastructure,” said Jon Phillips, director of worldwide education at Dell.
Academy of Art University is using Precision workstations to emulate a professional environment inside the classroom.
George Washington University is utilizing a Dell-made high-performance computing cluster to enhance research capabilities.
Kennesaw University is developing human resource procedures with the Toad Business Intelligence Suite.
Pepperdine University is employing KACE device management offering to centralize and automate devices owned by the university and its staff.
Southern Illinois University is using Latitude 10 tablets to supplement a one-to-one tablet project for the students.
University of Massachusetts-Lowell is using the Cloud Client Computing system for mobile learning.