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To prepare students for a constantly changing, connected world, higher education is shifting toward creating more personalized and collaborative learning environments. Students expect to access resources anywhere, anytime on any device and your administrators and instructors now strive to apply data-driven analytics to track student progress in real time to improve student outcomes.
The challenge? Simplifying and upgrading your IT infrastructure in support of these learning initiatives. Dell's next-generation educational solutions deliver the capabilities to successfully adapt to this new landscape and support your organization as you prepare students for career readiness in a rapidly changing world. Our design principles of velocity, usability, and agility apply to all of our end-to-end solutions – meaning you get the best solutions for delivering better outcomes.
Get the HIED tools and technology to teach and engage the tomorrow’s workforce today.
EST Group is an IT solutions company, with a strong focus in providing integration and consulting services tailored around automating, managing, and securing your organization’s IT environment. Our goal is for our clients to achieve maximum efficiency and productivity. We strive to provide the best experience our clients, partners, and employees have ever had with a consulting company.
We target four vertical markets to provide a wide variety of services, in a niche-oriented form, in order to provide specialized IT services that are tailored to specific needs, whether it is automating the management of user accounts or adding several petabytes of data storage to your data center. Our four vertical markets include education solutions, commercial solutions, government solutions, and healthcare solutions. Our solutions are designed to meet the specific needs of our clients so that we can provide the best solutions that fit your environment.
Since 1997, Summus Industries has evolved into a highly diversified company, and is one of the fastest growing small business in the State of Texas. Our roots are deeply embedded in the distribution business. Because of our diversified portfolio of businesses, customers can fulfill orders across several product categories with a single vendor. We understand today's procurement professional demands innovative solutions that can lead to greater efficiencies. Our investment in technology such as our PartnerLink software application has uniquely positioned Summus Industries to be able consolidate a high volume of eCommerce orders and manage the related data. Summus Industries' customer base includes colleges and universities as well as some of the most prestigious health care institutions in the United States.
Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. We help educators reinvent the teaching and learning process and we help students achieve digital fluency in support of academic and career success. With our award-winning software platform, Creative Cloud, which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver, to name a few, Adobe is leading the digital revolution that affects every aspect of life.
AT&T is a trusted technology provider to educational institutions. We offer innovative and cost-effective technology solutions that can help drive student achievement and faculty effectiveness. From eLearning to campus-wide wireless access to paperless operations, AT&T has the experience, expertise, and solutions to help you achieve your organization's goals.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps organizations seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.
Colleges and Universities are focused on making sure that students are ready for the careers that await them when they graduate and enter the workforce. Cisco can help you create a connected learning environment that delivers quality education to students and enables you to:
• Reach New Learners Beyond the Campus
• Attract the Best Students and Faculty
• Improve Collaboration
• Provide Lifetime Learning
• Cut Costs and Streamline Administrative and Operational Processes
• Increase Safety and Security
One platform. Unlimited potential. OnBase is a single enterprise information platform for managing content, processes and cases. OnBase has transformed thousands of organizations worldwide by empowering them to become more agile, efficient, and effective. OnBase case management and business process management (BPM) solutions empower you to manage and improve both unstructured work and structured, repeatable processes by capturing both physical and electronic content and automating data capture to speed processes with central access to critical information. Hyland’s enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) product provides secure cloud-based sharing while ensuring your organization maintains ownership and control.
Blackboard, the world’s leading education technology company is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. In partnership with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world, we help every learner achieve their full potential. Around the globe, Blackboard is helping to improve every aspect of the education experience. Clients are partnering with our consulting services, using our technology, and leveraging our Student Services, to reach more students in immediate, personalized new ways. They are helping their educators become more effective. Keeping everyone informed, involved, collaborating together, and meeting the high expectations of today’s learners and they’re doing it in a cost-effective way that helps to sustain services and programs, even as outcomes are improved over time—finally, the new generation of education is here.
CDW is a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. A Fortune 500 company with multinational capabilities, CDW was founded in 1984 and employs approximately 8,500 coworkers. For the year ended December 31, 2016, the company generated net sales of nearly $14 billion.
CDW Gets IT
From classrooms to warehouses, boardrooms to battlefields, CDW’s architects and advanced technology engineers have been designing, implementing and managing technology, communication and security solutions for growing businesses, leading universities, healthcare providers and all branches of the U.S. government for more than 30 years.
Whether you need software, network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, desktops and printers—or you require more advanced virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility, data center optimization and cloud computing solutions—CDW gets it. Our team of technology experts and dedicated account managers can tailor a piece of equipment, individual software or an entire network that delivers the most effective and sustainable results.
CDW’s just-in-time inventory model and multiple distribution centers will ensure you have the products and solutions you need when you need them… no matter where you are in the world.
Echo360 believes that improved outcomes start with great moments in the classroom. Developed by educators, Echo360 helps instructors capture and extend those moments to improve student engagement before, during and after class. Through our active learning and analytics platform, students have 24/7 access to classroom discussion, presentation materials, and the lecture itself. We generate data that helps instructors and institutions identify problems early and take action. Today, Echo360 technologies are used by over 3 million students in 11,000 classrooms at 700 institutions across 30 countries. Echo360 is backed by Revolution Growth led by Steve Case, Ted Leonsis and Donn Davis.
Founded in 1999, ERPA is an Oracle Platinum Partner specializing in Oracle PeopleSoft, Oracle Database, Business Intelligence and Big Data solutions. ERPA is also an Amazon Web Services Standard Partner. We have the highest Customer Satisfaction rating in the industry, with 99% of our customers saying we meet or exceed their expectations and become repeat customers. We have completed over 1,500 successful implementations for over 500 customers. We have 500+ employees, with an average of more than 10 years experience, over 60% of whom have obtained Oracle Certifications. A four time “Best Place to Work” award winner, our culture attracts some of the best talent available and we have a 95% employee retention rate. You can rely on us as your Trusted Advisors and know that the consultants who solve your business problems today will be here to help guide your path forward in the future.
Organizations look to ERPA when they need deep industry and product expertise to meet their operational goals. Whether they are concerned with the sustainability of their depleting workforce, need business guidance to align their systems with their operations, or have concerns about the future of their technology investment, ERPA is the System Integrator of choice for organizations that want a partner they can trust and an advisor they can depend on.
Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. With more than 420,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—in more than 145 countries, Oracle provides a complete technology stack both in the cloud and in the data center. Oracle’s industry-leading cloud-based and on-premises solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including application integration, advanced security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.
The UTD Technology Store, operated by HiEd Inc., provides hardware and software sales and services to The University of Texas at Dallas community. We are also an authorized warranty service center for Apple and Dell and provide out-of-warranty service for most other brands of computers. Students, faculty, staff and university affiliates can purchase software and hardware at educational discounts, including discounts exclusively for the UT Dallas community. The UTD Technology Store accepts trade-ins and offers no-credit-check financing. Please visit us in the Visitor Center Building or online at www.utdtechstore.com , tel 972-883-6500 email [email protected].
HiEd is a State of Texas HUB vendor that specializes in sales to educational institutions. We provide universities and student, faculty and staff individuals with a single source for quality computers, tablets, peripherals, software and services. HiEd helps you achieve your academic goals by listening to your needs, working with our manufacturers to deliver the best solutions and then providing excellent service and support. HiEd holds contracts with DIR, UT Supply Chain Alliance, TCPN, and Choice Partners. Please visit us online at www.hied.com or contact us at [email protected], 800-876-3467.