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The 2013 Penn State Security Conference will take place on October 28-29, 2013 at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

DAY ONE (October 28): - Day One will focus on broader, more universal security topics and include topic tracks, tools demos, and networking opportunities.
- Prerequisites: Open to all Penn State staff, faculty, and students.

DAY TWO (October 29): - Day Two presentations will focus on security topics specific to Penn State IT staff.
- Prerequisites: Must be a Penn State IT staff member

For more information and to register for the event, please visit http://securityconference.psu.edu. * All sessions are subject to change based on speaker availability and/or circumstances beyond our control.
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Monday, October 28 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

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Virtual Desktops: what they are and what they are not

In this session John will cover the gotchas, best practices, and things to keep an eye on. He will also cover the progress being made on the ITS virtual desktop service, some of the decisions that have been made for the service, and where it is expected to go.

This presentation will be VMware Horizon View centric, however most of the best practices still apply for other technologies.

Room capacity: 100 


John Schubert

Systems Administrator, Penn State, Information Technology Services, Entrepreneurial Services
John Schubert is the technical lead for the SDI group inside ITS. He is one of the architects of the ITS vmhost service (vmhost.psu.edu), and the ITS Secure Certificates program (securecerts.psu.edu). He is currently working on a ITS vLearning service (vlearning.psu.edu) to provide isolated systems for students doing course work, and a ITS virtual desktop service (desktop.psu.edu) to provide cost recovered virtual desktops to administrative... Read More →

Monday October 28, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Assembly Room, Nittany Lion Inn 200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803

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