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Oregon State University’s College of Engineering has had a notebook requirement for almost a decade. For most of that time, students had to download and run an installer file and deal with licensing requirements for each piece of needed software — or trek to the computer lab to obtain access.

As more and different devices began to arrive on campus, the IT department sought a way to simplify the process. “We were looking for a way to level the playing ground, and really make it so it didn’t matter what kind of notebook or device you brought,” says Todd Shechter, IT director for the college.

Shechter and his team at Oregon State turned to Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop to give students and faculty browser-based, device-agnostic access to needed learning resources, but doing so has added benefits.

“We’re really looking at it not only as application access, but also as an extension of the computer lab,” Shechter says. “We have a limited number of computer lab seats, and especially…

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Ericom Software Ericom Software provides simple, secure solutions for remote access, desktop virtualization (VDI) and web security, with a focus on application delivery, cloud enablement, and secure browsing. Since 1993, Ericom has been helping users to securely access enterprise mission-critical applications running on abroad range of Microsoft Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, legacy hosts, Linux and other systems. Ericom has offices in the United States, United Kingdom and EMEA. Ericom also has an extensive network of distributors and partners throughout North America, Europe, APAC, and Africa. Our expanding customer base is more than 30 thousand strong, with over 8 million users.

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