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.
HP has released two new four-socket servers designed for complex virtualized environments.
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has automated control of its virtualized IT infrastructure to help ensure its resources are used as efficiently as possible.
DataCore Software has added heatmaps to show hot spots of disk activity in the newest version of its flagship storage virtualization product.
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.
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.
Spalding University has virtualized its storage infrastructure to support 22 TB of data.
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.
For the hundreds of IT staff across Indiana University's departments and campuses, virtualized on-demand software delivery is the model of the future.
Can virtual desktops replace traditional computer labs? A project underway at multiple Ohio institutions is looking to determine just that.
Desktop layering software from Unidesk will be incorporated into Dell's desktop virtualization solution to provide increased affordability and ease for virtual desktop implementation.