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Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!

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Tuesday, February 12 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Replacing Obsolete PC’s with Virtual Desktops: Funding, Success Stories, and Lessons Learned.

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In this session we will take an in depth look at the IT challenges schools face today and how virtual desktops can overcome these challenges. We will also review what virtual desktops are, how they work, and the funding options that are available to districts in the state of Ohio. Lastly, a representative from the district will be on hand to talk about the drivers behind the project, how it was funded, lessons learned, and speak about their experience with the new environment.


Ben Sterley

Sales Engineer, Laketec Communications
Ben Sterley is an experienced IT professional that has been designing, installing, and maintaining IT systems for over 10 years. Recently Ben has focused on designing and deploying large scale desktop and server virtualization projects in the K-12 and Higher-Ed space. His mission is to assist organizations by developing customized solutions that can solve problems, increase efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance the educational experience.
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Jarad Whiteside

Senior Sales Executive, Laketec Communications
Jarad Whiteside has over 8 years of techology sales experience in the educational market, as well as 5 years of virtualization experience.

Tuesday February 12, 2013 12:00pm - 12:45pm
D246 400 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43215 USA

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