Virtualization


How To Get Started with Open Source in K-12

Open source has proved attractive for K-12 school districts for any number of reasons, from upfront cost savings to freedom from cumbersome restrictions to the quality of the software itself. But how does a school or district get started with it? Three K-12 IT directors shared their experiences with THE Journal--the good and the bad, as well as the lessons they've learned in the process.

Microsoft Releases SP1 Beta for Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft has launched the beta release of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Paragon Tool Upgrade Addresses Virtualization Migration

Paragon Software Group has upgraded a software utility to speed up the migration of files from physical computers onto virtual computers or from one virtual environment to another.

Microsoft Enhances Hyper-V R2 for Failover Clustering

Microsoft announced earlier this month that failover cluster support using Hyper-V R2 has gotten a boost.

Microsoft Releases Service Pack 2 for App-V 4.5

Microsoft has released Service Pack 2 for its App-V 4.5 application virtualization solution.

British School Turns to Management Suite for 500 Thin Clients

A British school that caters to students 11 to 18 years old has gone public with its use of a control system for managing classroom devices.

Citrix Extends Client Virtualization

Virtualization software maker Citrix Systems last week unveiled the world's first bare-metal client hypervisor and announced a new version of its server virtualization platform.

The Lowdown on Virtualization

The idea of not having to purchase, run, and maintain multiple desktop computers in the classroom--yet still be able to accommodate every student with computing power--is attractive for K-12 schools. Some are already experimenting with the process using virtualization, which allows organizations to pool and share IT hardware and software and provides centralized management over technology assets.

Pano Logic Updates Desktop Virtualization Device

Pano Logic has updated its desktop virtualization system to provide support for Microsoft Windows 7, tighter integration with VMware View VDI management tools, and additional end user controls.

Citrix Takes Virtualization, Conferencing Tools to iPad

Citrix has released versions of its GoToMeeting and Receiver applications for iPad. Both are available now at no charge.

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