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.
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Worldwide revenues for the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are expected to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020, according to research done by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The $156.8 billion increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 181.3 percent over the 2015-20 forecast period.
CT talks with Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President at NJEDge.Net, about the role of New Jersey's Research and Education Network (REN) and how it serves the higher education and related K-12, government, and nonprofit sectors.
Wake Technical Community College in North Carolina has implemented an integrated server, storage and virtualization appliance in an effort to improve application performance.
As more classes go online, schools need a workable approach for giving students access to high-demand software. Virtual desktops provide the answer.
A new flash storage system at Western Oregon University has increased the school's storage capacity and speed while reducing downtime.
Austin Community College transformed an aging shopping mall into a revitalized campus hub and high-tech learning lab.
When the time came to refresh the computer hardware in Drake University's labs, the Infrastructure and Security Services (ISS) team turned to virtualization to reduce their hardware needs while providing students with anytime, anywhere access to applications on their own devices.
The University of Toronto has implemented an open source-driven software defined storage platform to support its server virtualization, network storage and centralized data backup systems.
Midland College has completed sustainability upgrades, including efforts to improve IT efficiency, projected to save $4.4 million in energy and operational expenses over the course of 15 years.