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.
Cloud server provider Infinitely Virtual today announced Virtual Terminal Server — Standard, the first of what will eventually be four cloud hosting plans for the education market.
Two Texas school districts have recently gone public with their adoption of virtualized desktop infrastructures in an effort to save money and IT work hours.
Dell has introduced a new data center solution and thin client that support Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace.
Atlantis Computing, a developer of software-defined storage solutions, has released Atlantis ILIO USX (unified software-defined storage), which is designed for virtualized server workloads.
Buffalo Public Schools CTO Sanjay Gilani and Director of Instructional Technology William Russo explain how desktop virtualization, implemented this school year, is allowing IT to provide around-the-clock access to learning resources and to help the district prepare for Common Core assessments.
- By Sanjay Gilani and William Russo