Also, Horizon unifies disparate VMs into a "one stop shop," he said.
Saffioti added that he was especially impressed with the platforms ability to render a virtualized desktop.
"It's amazing how in a modern HTML5 browser, we can present a desktop [with] accelerated graphics performance in the 3D space," he said.
While the trial went well, Saffioti said the university hasn't made the final decision to buy Horizon. "We think it's a good platform" and "a viable solution, but we've got to go through a process and time will tell."
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