Software licensing has not kept pace with the shift to virtualization on campus. IT administrators discuss the challenges they face, and debate the future of licensing.
HP has announced several new additions to its client virtualization product line: the HP t5335z and t5565z Smart Clients, the HP 6360t Mobile Thin Client, and the HP Client Virtualization Enterprise Reference Architecture.
Red Hat has announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1.
Oracle has released an update to its cross-platform virtual desktop software, Sun Ray Software 5.2.
A state university's music program has moved its application process online to streamline a previously paper-based enrollment workflow.
Perceptive Software has released an update to ImageNow, the company's enterprise document management system for education, government, and healthcare.
Virtualization can transport the benefits of even specialized computer labs to students anywhere, alleviating crowding and saving money.
Microsoft has opened a new long-term subscription licensing program for academic institutions called "Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions." The program offers "reduced entry requirements" and is based on an annual head count rather than the number of devices.
Two entries in Microsoft's February security update, released last week, block Windows 7 users from connecting to VMware's View Connection Servers, according to a VMware security bulletin.
Microsoft released 12 security bulletins in its February security update Tuesday, targeting more than 20 software flaws.