Survey of Desktop Virtualization in Higher Education: An Energy- and Cost-Savings Perspective

@inproceedings{Erskine2013SurveyOD,
  title={Survey of Desktop Virtualization in Higher Education: An Energy- and Cost-Savings Perspective},
  author={Michael A. Erskine and J{\'a}nos T. F{\"u}st{\"o}s},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2013}
}
Benefits of utilizing desktop virtualization technology in higher education environments include the ability to deploy numerous applications, which may conflict on a traditional desktop, into a single image. Additionally, the utilization of thinclients could produce substantial energy savings and reduce physical desktop replacement costs. Finally, virtualized desktops can be delivered to numerous non-enterprise devices, particularly student’s personal laptops or dorm-room computers. While there… CONTINUE READING