Posts by Phil Spitze
Expert advice and fun updates exploring the world of software delivery and deployment, application virtualization, the student experience, VDI, End-User Computing and app stores in Higher Education and beyond...
There are many ways you might deliver your software estate to end-users. But with each one having a different pricing model, it's worth knowing the additional costs involved in Microsoft licenses.View
If you’re in the IT department at a university you’ve been here. The annual process to refresh lab spaces with a new, updated computer image that takes months to build and deploy. How many more summers will your team be able to commit to this sometimes wasteful task?View
One of the unique challenges in managing computing in a university is how to deliver apps to students in a cost-effective manner, while ensuring a good user experience...View
Instead of a full on VDI deployment, many universities often choose to use 'app remoting' or an RDS solution to deliver software to their students, often because it’s a less expensive way of doing so than VDI. But is this the right way to go?View
VDI was set to be the next big revolution in virtualization. But for universities, it failed to meet the demanding needs of students. We look at alternatives to VDI for application and software delivery.View