Why Higher Education Institutions Choose VMware

Lowered Risk

Ensure the safety of all digitally collected and distributed resources—from student and faculty information to research, designs and intellectual property—even if a device is stolen or misplaced. Safeguard against dynamic cyber threats. Mitigate the costs and risks of a breach. Automate compliance to stay current with education regulations.

Strengthened and Transformed Security

Build security into everywhere. Embrace intrinsic security, a software layer providing complete visibility and context into interactions between apps, with third-party security services for intelligent protection, as well as for students, faculty and staff.

Flexibility While Lowering IT Security Burdens

Give students and staff the freedom to choose the best devices and apps to do their work while keeping IT in control. Make security part of your digital infrastructure, not something bolted on later. Unify identity and device management, enforcing access decisions based on user authentication, device location tracking and granular control policies.

Streamlined Compliance and Auditing

Be prepared to meet privacy act (FERPA, GDPR, etc.) and other regulatory requirements. Simplify auditing by unifying and consolidating systems—on-premises, across multi-clouds and at the edge. Boost data protection by wiping devices and performing security patches and upgrades from a central location.

Use Cases

Mitigate Cyber Security Risk from the Data Center to Endpoints

Leverage infrastructure with built-in security to protect apps and data from endpoints to cloud with VMware network and security solutions. Deliver a zero-trust security architecture, including strong device management, controlled user access, app-level VPN and application network segmentation.

Maintain Regulatory Compliance Across Campus

Deploy a policy-driven, software-defined security architecture to streamline compliance with regulatory requirements. VMware digital infrastructure centralizes and automates the management and oversight of IT environments, helping to enforce compliance across users, apps, clouds and endpoints.

How One University Expanded Services—and Security

How One University Expanded Services—and Security

Learn how Columbia Southern University, an online institution, expanded services rapidly and flexibly to provide courses 24/7, all while enhancing security in tandem. CSU developed a proactive approach to security, deploying Carbon Black along with other VMware solutions.

More Higher Education Solutions

Accelerate the Digital Campus

Improve student outcomes and drive institutional excellence by modernizing education environments while protecting data, research and intellectual property.


Empower Students and Educators with Digital Experiences

Seamlessly enable distributed learning experiences—distance, online, classroom and mobile engagement. All via any app, on any device, anywhere, and adapting IT quickly to meet changing needs.

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