According to Duane Schau, director of client services at Indiana University, educational technology is moving toward a world where software will be online, students will access everything they need from one cheap device and BYOD will stand for “bring your own data.”
- By Christopher Piehler
ViewSonic has unveiled the VSA100 ViewSonic Server Appliance powered by MaximumBit's Desktop365.
A California school system will shortly deploy a final wave of new "zero client" displays in its computer labs to replace legacy computing equipment.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Watchung Hills Regional High School in New Jersey has implemented a software-defined storage system to support its VMware Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure.
Splashtop, a provider of cross-device computing and collaboration solutions, has partnered with IT security provider, Soliton, to develop the Soliton SecureDesktop appliance.
New Castle School District in Indiana has cut costs and improved the user experience by repurposing its old netbooks as thin clients rather than buying new thin clients.
As part of a broad expansion of its public sector efforts, VMware reported it's beefing up its education offerings, with a particular emphasis on security to support online high-stakes assessments for K-12 within its virtualization and cloud infrastructure.
To help manage a new fleet of more than 200 Chromebooks, Hapeville Charter Schools in Atlanta is using the browser-based AccessNow to tap into virtual desktops and provide access to applications and online testing programs.
- By Stephen Noonoo
The Malaysian Department of Education has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure to bring high-quality computing and digital education resources to students in rural and inland areas of the country.
The rapid growth of interconnected devices making up the Internet of Things will pummel IT departments in the areas of data security, storage, servers, networks and end user privacy, according to a new report.