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Desktop Virtualization for Education

Desktop Virtualization for Education

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Originally broadcast November 12, 2009

See how Campbell Union High School District, serving more than 7,600 students and over 650 employees across seven campuses, simplified desktop management with desktop virtualization. Hear first-hand from your peer on how to increase access while simplifying desktop management and reducing costs. During this webinar, Charles Kanavel, director of technology at Campbell Union, will discuss the challenges he had encountered with the schools’ desktop infrastructure and ensuring equitable access to technology across all seven campuses. He will also discuss what his solution requirements were and why he chose Citrix virtualization technologies as the solution.

During this live webcast, find out how Campbell Union High School District, located in Santa Clara, CA, serving more than 7,600 students and over 650 employees across seven campuses, simplified desktop management with desktop virtualization.

Get insight from the district Director of Technology on how to:
· Increase access, while reducing costs
· Simplify desktop management
· Enable 1:1 computing
· Extend the lifecycles of computers and other devices

Presenters

Charles M. Kanavel is currently the Director of Technology for the Campbell Union High School District, starting in July 2008. While at CUHSD, he was responsible for the development of online hybrid courses and was the first to deploy them in the K-12 educational space. He was also the first in California to successfully deploy Citrix’s XenDesktop solution in education at and enterprise wide level. Prior to moving into the educational space, Mr. Kanavel was internationally recognized for designing and developing cutting edge software solutions for the securities industry.

Dave Podwojski is the director of the Government, Education and Health team at Citrix Systems. Dave has worked in the education arena for more than 20 years with Citrix, Oracle and several other vendors. Dave in his current role leads in bringing desktop, application and server virtualization solutions to every level of state and local government, educational institutions and public health providers. Dave's particular areas of expertise include virtualization in K-12 education, including solutions for lab virtualization, delivery of administrative applications, virtual desktops, mobile computing and disaster recovery. Dave is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace College and Dave it is a pleasure to have you here with us today. And with that, I'm going to turn things over to you.