How Virtualization Makes BYOD Better

Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).

4 Lessons Learned from Virtual Application Management Rollouts

In a session at the Citrix Synergy conference in Orlando, FL, IT leaders from the universities of Central Florida, South Florida and Florida shared their experiences rolling out and maintaining virtual application management technology.

New FileChat App Turns Cloud Storage into Social Collaboration Tool

A new app allows users to chat, “like” and vote on documents, photos or videos in cloud storage accounts.

Virtual SAN Boosts Virtual Desktops at Oregon State U College of Business

Oregon State University's College of Business has improved the performance of its virtual desktop infrastructure with the deployment of VMware Virtual SAN as a new storage tier for the institution's VMware Horizon 6 environment — at one-third the cost of a new storage area network.

U Chicago Deploys Web-Scale Storage for Genomic Data Research

The University of Chicago has implemented a Web-scale storage system to support data commons and data clouds at its Center for Data Intensive Science.

Big Data in Life Science Research Demands Advanced Networking, Computing Capabilities

At the Internet2 Global Summit taking place in Washington, DC April 26-30, researchers in the life sciences will meet with engineers and technology leaders in the research and education community to discuss the advancement of IT infrastructure and applications for big data.

Penn State Plans Second Data Center

Penn State University has finalized plans for a new data center at its University Park campus to provide high-performance computing and data storage for research and education.

StorTrends Intros All-Flash Storage Arrays

Atlanta-based StorTrends has released two new storage devices that feature all-flash storage area network (SAN) arrays.

George Washington U Deploys Software-Defined Storage for Medical Researchers

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University has implemented an open source-driven software-defined storage system to ensure that researchers have high availability access to secure storage.

U Northwestern – St. Paul Upgrades Storage

University of Northwestern — St. Paul has implemented a new storage system using flash arrays to support its virtualized environment.