Virtualisation Software Focus Group Meeting
7 July 2011
Presentations about VDI and an open discussion on various aspects of virtualisation and software licensing.
Date: 7 July 2011
Times: 11:00 to 15:00 approx
Refreshments will be available from 10:30.
- Adrian Young, Head of Digital Workspace Group at the University of York, will talk about 'The Role of Virtual Desktops in a Digital Workspace Strategy'.
- Matt Johnson, Head of Research at Eduserv, will describe the UMF (University Modernisation Fund) Cloud Pilot Project, a cloud service being built especially for education.
Followed by Q & A before lunch at around 12:30.
Then an open discussion covering the following broad topics;
- Server virtualisation
- Application/Desktop virtualisation
- Status of Chest Agreement negotiations
- Cloud computing
- Open source software
Please contact Jenny Carroll if you or one of your colleagues would like to come to the meeting - include contact details and any special dietary requirements in your email.
If you would like to add any other topics to the discussion then please include these in your email.