Virtualization in Higher Education

Colleges and universities are adopting virtualization to improve data center efficiency, consolidate servers, save money, and reduce energy consumption. Here you'll find articles showcasing institutions that are moving to virtualized computing environments, along with news stories covering the latest technology developments.


ViewSonic Debuts Turnkey Desktop Virtualization Platform

ViewSonic has unveiled the VSA100 ViewSonic Server Appliance powered by MaximumBit's Desktop365.

5 Ways to Create a 'Post-PC Environment'

Education technology is moving toward a “post-PC environment,” where software will be online, students will access everything they need from one cheap device and BYOD will stand for “bring your own data,” according to Duane Schau, director of client services at Indiana University.



Virtual SAN Boosts Virtual Desktops at Oregon State U College of Business

Oregon State University's College of Business has improved the performance of its virtual desktop infrastructure with the deployment of VMware Virtual SAN as a new storage tier for the institution's VMware Horizon 6 environment — at one-third the cost of a new storage area network.

Auburn U Deploys Virtualization Platform

Two colleges at Auburn University in Alabama have dealt with the problem of aging IT infrastructure and limited IT staff by implementing a virtualization platform.

UCF Apps

7 Best Practices for Creating a Completely Mobile Campus

The University of Central Florida recently launched an initiative giving students and faculty anytime, anywhere, any-device access to instructional, research and administrative resources. Here's how.

Storage for virtualized environment

University of San Diego Implements Deduplication Appliance to Back Up Highly Virtualized Environment

The University of San Diego has virtualized nearly all of its IT infrastructure and has now dramatically reduced the backup times and storage requirements for its virtual environment, all while saving money.

Splashtop, Soliton Partner on Secure Remote Desktop Appliance

Splashtop, a provider of cross-device computing and collaboration solutions, has partnered with IT security provider, Soliton, to develop the Soliton SecureDesktop appliance.

Keiser U Implements Expands Desktop Virtualization in Computer Labs

Keiser University, a private institution in Florida, has expanded its implementation of virtual desktops in its computer labs.

U Maryland Implements Storage Array for Virtual Infrastructure

The University of Maryland's Department of Transportation Services has implemented a high-performance storage array to support its new virtual infrastructure.

U San Diego Uses Cloud To Support Global Study Abroad Program in Spain

The University of San Diego has implemented a cloud solution to migrate data to the United Kingdom, so it can provide students in its international studies abroad program in Madrid, Spain with reliable access to core academic and administrative information systems.

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