Chuo University was established in 1885 and is one of the most prestigious schools in Japan. It is a diverse research and practical education institution with six departments, eight graduate schools, three professional graduate schools, four high schools and two junior high schools. With such a physically and educationally diverse campus system, budget became a major issue as the cost of software installation, IT management and hardware expenditures continued to rise.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich) is one of the largest universities in Europe with more than 48,000 students, 700 professors and 3,600 academic staff. The University offers a wide range of courses in 150 subjects ranging from humanities to medicine, and includes options for interdisciplinary studies.
As the nation’s top government agency responsible for the security and safety of the nation’s citizens, the U.S. Department of Defense faces extraordinary challenges when it comes to day-to-day IT operations. With security, performance, ease of use, and affordability as top priorities, the DoD needed a desktop virtualization solution that could support both Linux and Windows desktops across multiple locations, all within a high security computing environment.