The Death of the Desktop

Tuesday, March 28 | 2:00PM–2:50PM | Room 555
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Standard Presentation
BYOD is the dream of every organization, but the problem has always been how do you provide students, staff, faculty, and others the ability to access the resources needed to perform their daily functions without violating the terms of license agreements and keeping security policies intact.

Outcomes: Understand the pros and cons of virtualizing applications * Explore the differences between an on-premises infrastructure and a cloud-based infrastructure * Explore the pros and cons of on-premises vs. cloud-based infrastructures


  • Eric Grenier

    Public Computing Services Manager, Yale University
  • Kyle Tousignant

    Desktop Systems Engineer, Wesleyan University

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