School district uses virtualization to ‘kid-proof’ 10,000 student PCs

I got a tip about this article this morning and thought some of you might be interested in reading it too.  I hate sounding like Joe Salesguy but it’s a great case study in how to save tons of cash using MS App Virtualization.


The small IT staff of the Kent School District in Kent, Wash., has discovered a way to nearly kid-proof the thousands of notebook PCs it’s phasing in for all grade levels.

The district uses the notebooks simply as a repository for groups of applications that are virtualized using the Microsoft Application Virtualization software (formerly SoftGrid)….

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