UTS deploys virtual apps for 10,000 IT and engineering students

UTS | April 02, 2019

Engineering and IT students at the University of Technology Sydney can now access resource intensive software necessary for their coursework from a cloud-hosted virtual environment. The university has made the applications available through VMware Horizon Cloud on Azure, giving 10,0000 students access to tools and compute power they wouldn't ordinarily have from home. Deputy CIO Peter Gale said the processing power needed for research and coursework in the engineering faculty can be a stretch, even for the most powerful workstations.

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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) connects to the cloud for transparent migration of seldom-used files to predictable, low-cost cloud storage. Moving data to the cloud also reduces space, power and cooling needs in the data center for operational efficiency. Hitachi Quality of Service (QoS) software enables you to put multiple applications on a single storage array while ensuring that critical applications get the performance they need. When used with VMware VVols, you can dedicate data reduction resources, too.

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Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) connects to the cloud for transparent migration of seldom-used files to predictable, low-cost cloud storage. Moving data to the cloud also reduces space, power and cooling needs in the data center for operational efficiency. Hitachi Quality of Service (QoS) software enables you to put multiple applications on a single storage array while ensuring that critical applications get the performance they need. When used with VMware VVols, you can dedicate data reduction resources, too.

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