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.


VMware Bundles Virtualization Products To Spark Cloud Buildout

In an effort to prod organizations to convert their sometimes-scattered virtualized operations into private cloud formations, VMware has put together an expansive set of its products into a single suite.

Pano System for Cloud/Terminal Services 2.0 Gets Improved Device Management, Endpoint Security

Pano Logic, a developer of zero client desktop virtualization products, is releasing Pano System for Cloud/Terminal Services 2.0, which enables organizations to connect legacy terminal services resources to current cloud-based computing resources.



Spalding Virtualizes SAN to Improve Capacity, Redundancy

Spalding University has virtualized its storage infrastructure to support 22 TB of data.

Indiana University

For the hundreds of IT staff across Indiana University's departments and campuses, virtualized on-demand software delivery is the model of the future.

Lone Star College System

The six-campus Lone Star College System (TX), in the suburbs of Houston, has developed a sophisticated private cloud that offers greater flexibility, lower hardware costs, and improved performance.

Ohio Project Researches Desktop Virtualization for Computer Labs

Can virtual desktops replace traditional computer labs? A project underway at multiple Ohio institutions is looking to determine just that.

DVS Enterprise Incorporates Unidesk Desktop Layering

Desktop layering software from Unidesk will be incorporated into Dell's desktop virtualization solution to provide increased affordability and ease for virtual desktop implementation.

Pano Logic Updates Desktop Virtualization Software

Pano Logic has updated its desktop virtualization software.

Oracle Desktop Virtualization Offerings Get Enhanced Storage, Security

Oracle has released new versions of its desktop virtualization products, Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) 3.4, Sun Ray Software 5.3, and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 3.1.

Citrix Project Avalon Delivers Windows as a Cloud Service

If there were any confusion about where Citrix Systems believes its future lies, it has tried to put confusion to rest with announcement of Project Avalon, an ambitious program to sew together its desktop and application virtualization technologies and infrastructure services and allow them to be managed from a common cloud-based layer.