Today at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2016, VMware is taking simplicity and security for digital learning environments in higher education to a new level with a new integration between VMware’s VMware Secure Digital Backpack for Education, powered by VMware Workspace™ ONE™, and Colleague® by Ellucian. This new VMware solution will help higher education IT professionals automate the delivery of a consistent and personalized digital workspace to every student for anytime, anywhere, any device access throughout their entire time at school. VMware’s new offering for Ellucian will allow higher education institutions to provide students with a secure digital workspace, and have it follow them throughout the student’s life at school. “Creating a simple and automated student experience reduces stress on IT departments while helping universities deliver a rich, technology-enabled digital learning environment customized to the way students prefer to learn,” said Tim Merrigan, vice president for state, local and education at VMware. “VMware’s new solution also allows traditional and online students to access the applications and coursework they need regardless of what device they can afford. This helps break down socio-economic and geographic barriers to the delivery of education to today’s mobile learner.”
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