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.
Cost savings is one of the main arguments made for desktop virtualization. Here, the CIO of Lone Star College System shares how to calculate the TCO and ROI of your virtualization project.
Parallels has introduced Parallels Access for iPad, which lets users remotely access their Windows and Mac applications from an iPad and use them as if they were native iPad apps.
With the National Security Agency snooping through cloud data stores, mistrust in the public cloud has hit an all-time high. Ready-made private cloud solutions can provide the advantages of the cloud without the liabilities.
The CIO of Lone Star College System discusses how to evaluate desktop virtualization opportunities, set up pilots, and ultimately establish a reliable production environment.
Devolutions has released a beta version of Remote Desktop Manager 9.0, a remote desktop connection and credentials management tool.
The CIO of Lone Star College System shares his experience in evaluating the potential of virtual desktops.
Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.
Devon IT has unveiled Ceptor, an ultra-compact device that converts any HDMI-capable monitor or TV into an interactive zero client.
Barking & Dagenham College in East London has implemented a user profile management solution to reduce the amount of time required to log on to virtual desktops.
The University of Portland has implemented a campus-wide virtual desktop infrastructure solution with a network file system acceleration appliance to boost performance.