Classroom in a Box, Desktop Virtualization For Classrooms


Desktop Virtualization for Education

Schools face tough challenges. Budgets are tight, but demand for computing keeps growing. That’s why more than 30,000 schools in 140 countries have already discovered that NComputing virtual desktops let you multiply computing access within your current budget. Now NComputing is making it even easier with the Classroom in a Box solution.

Challenge

Education is based on the flow of information, but how can you afford to provide computer access to everyone, everywhere? Educators face budget cuts, few or outdated PCs, limited IT support staff, crowded and hot computer labs, growing student populations, and the desire to integrate e-learning into the classroom. NComputing addresses growing complexity with simplification.

Solution

NComputing’s Classroom in a Box solution will enable you to provide computer resources to more students at a lower cost at every level of education. Classroom in a Box is an all inclusive, pre-tested, easy to deploy solution that can be right-sized to your current needs and expanded in the future with modular add-ons like virtual desktop failover, storage, and server virtualization infrastructure. Classroom in a Box includes Host Server(s), vSpace Virtualization Software, OS licenses (as needed), NComputing virtual desktops and basic peripherals (monitors, keyboards and mice). Assessment and deployment services are also available through NComputing’s experienced partners.

Benefits

  • Modular Configurations - flexible configurations range from 11 to 100 seats
  • Lowest Cost Per Seat - Reduces the per seat cost of a PC by more than 75%
  • Turn-Key Solution - All components are pre-tested, validated and simple to deploy
  • Virtual Desktop Flexibility - Workgroup and network connect solutions
  • Protection for Students - Centrally manage internet filtering software ensuring a consistent and safe internet experience
  • Small Solution Footprint - Free up valuable workspace in classrooms and labs
  • Green IT - Build "green" computer networks and produce less e-waste and use less energy

Use NComputing Everywhere

  • Classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Libraries
  • Testing centers
  • Media centers
  • Teacher desks
  • Digital signage
  • Administrative offices

Deployment Architectures

SINGLE LAB

Transform a single host into a classroom computer lab

SCHOOL OR CAMPUS

Combine multiple classrooms to power an entire school

DISTRICT OR STATE-WIDE

Combine multiple schools to power an entire district or state