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Pooja Virkud

About Pooja Virkud

Pooja Virkud is a product marketing manager at VMware. She is currently working on VMware's hyper-converged infrastructure software. Previously she was a software engineer, developing financial applications for the banking industry. She holds an MS in Computer Science and an MBA. Follow her on Twitter @vmw_pooja.

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Oregon State University uses VMware Virtual SAN for their growing VDI environment

Oregon State University, a public institution with more than 26,000 students and growing VDI workloads wanted a high performance storage tier for their VDI environment. However, they wanted the solution to be up and running before the school summer session began, along with being easy to operate and scale on an on-going basis, without requiring large upfront investments.

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