In This Issue: Focus on Desktop Lifecycle Management

SMOOTH MOVE: DLM Streamlines Operations, Saves Money
ASSET MANAGEMENT: Taking Control of IT Investments
STRETCHING RESOURCES: Making the Most of Older PCs
PINT-SIZE POWER: HP's Z200 SFF Workstation

October 5, 2010  

e-mail sign up 

Edtech Focus on K-12 | :e-newsEdTech K-12SearchMagazineResourcesReviewsNewsletters
    Online Help Today for Tomorrow's Technology Challenges  
Tech Trends  

A New Lease on Life
Making the case for desktop lifecycle management

Managing the lifecycles of a school's physical machines, virtual machines and services is an onerous task. Harder still is figuring out how to maximize the return on investment in these disparate solutions. For some IT managers, desktop lifecycle management is the answer, helping schools streamline operations and save money.

READ STORY >  SHARE >  twitter facebook linkedin

Tech Trends  

Taking Control
Asset management systems improve performance, reduce costs of IT resources

Identifying and monitoring a school's installed hardware and software isn't as straightforward as it might seem. Managing the task manually can be labor-intensive, making it a less-than-desirable day-to-day strategy. Integrated asset management solutions help schools monitor and optimize their IT resources for improved performance and control, increased accountability and reduced costs.

READ STORY >  SHARE >  twitter facebook linkedin

Tech Tips  

Stretching Aging Resources
Tips for making the most of older PCs

When budgets are tight, schools often must make do with what they have. IT managers can extend the lifecycle of existing resources (and boost performance in the process) by employing such cost-saving strategies as virtualizing whenever possible and shedding nonessential programs.

READ STORY >  SHARE >  twitter facebook linkedin

Product Review  

HP's Z200 SFF Workstation
This device is short on size, long on performance

With the Z200 Small Form Factor workstation, HP packs the processing and graphics muscle of a high-end workstation into a significantly smaller footprint. The device delivers a price/performance ratio on par with or exceeding that of other, more expensive models.

READ STORY >  SHARE >  twitter facebook linkedin

Video:The New Reality

K–12 IT leaders discuss the merits and limitations of interactive whiteboards in the 21st century classroom


White Paper

Data Center Storage in Education: Storage technologies help schools streamline their information architecture, prevent data loss and deliver access anytime, anywhere

Reference Guide

Desktop Lifecycle Management: Making the most of your desktop resources from start to finish

Best Practices

DLM Strategies: Creating a management policy helps schools know where they are and where they're going

21st Century
Visit the 21st CenturyCampus
View the 21st Century Classroom


Visit the ARRA Solutions Center



Share EdTech E-Newsletter on: twitter facebook linkedin             Visit:  CDW-G

Banner Advertisement
  This e-mail is intended for the purposes of researching or purchasing products offered for sale by CDW·G.
All information is subject to CDW·G's terms, conditions and policies.

Copyright © 2010 CDW Government LLC, 230 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061; 800.808.4239


Learn from Your Peers

What can you glean about security from other IT pros? Check out new CDW research and insight from our experts.