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Tuesday, November 8 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Software2: The Slow Demise of VDI (And The Rise of The Student App Store)

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Presenter: Nick Johnson, Co-founder of Software2

Desktop virtualization is one of the stand-out technologies of the past decade. The promise? To deliver all end-user IT services neatly wrapped inside a remote desktop window. It was every IT administrator’s dream. By providing a consistent desktop for each user, support overheads would be reduced to almost zero, and systems administration slashed to a fraction of previous efforts. But it was a promise that was never quite delivered.

Software2 work exclusively in higher education, helping improve the student experience with flexible application delivery, through their solution AppsAnywhere.

Nick Johnson will share his experiences, having met with over 300 institutions around the world, and explain how Software2 delivers even the most horrible-to-deploy apps (think SAS, ArcGIS, Solidworks, SPSS and JAWS!).

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Nick Johnson

Co-Founder, Software2
Looking forward to my second trip to SIGUCCS, At Software2 we work with over 100 Universities and Colleges around the world - providing our solution AppsAnywhere. Whilst I always enjoy talking about how we've helped our customers I'd far rather talk about Soccer ('football' for me... Read More →


Tuesday November 8, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm MST
Crystal A 1420 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80202