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.


Parallels Access for iPad Treats Remote Windows and Mac Applications as Native iPad Apps

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.

Afraid of the Public Cloud? Try Going Private

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.



Foolproof Desktop Virtualization in 4 Easy Steps

Foolproof Desktop Virtualization: 4 Easy Steps

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 Releases Remote Desktop Manager 9.0 Beta

Devolutions has released a beta version of Remote Desktop Manager 9.0, a remote desktop connection and credentials management tool.

Making the Case for Desktop Virtualization

Making the Case for Desktop Virtualization

The CIO of Lone Star College System shares his experience in evaluating the potential of virtual desktops.

Red Hat Debuts Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform for OpenStack-Powered Clouds

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's Ceptor Converts HDMI Displays into Zero Client Devices

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 Reduces Virtual Desktop Logon Wait Times

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.

University of Portland Boosts VDI Performance with NFS Acceleration Appliance

The University of Portland has implemented a campus-wide virtual desktop infrastructure solution with a network file system acceleration appliance to boost performance.

NComputing Revs Desktop and Application Virtualization Platform

NComputing has updated its vSpace Desktop and Application Virtualization Platform with new versions of vSpace Server and vSpace Management Center and the introduction of two new support and subscription programs.