- About VPC
- Key Benefits
- Provision through Central Cost
- Common Software List
- Supported Peripherals
- Remote VPC Access User Guide
- Rollout Schedule
- Get Started
- User Guide
Virtual PCs is a new initiative to standardize central PC management by leveraging the use of cloud infrastructure and technologies. It aims at supporting general computing needs in departments with the first phase targeted for use by the administrative and clerical staff.
Please watch the videos at https://www.smarter.hku.hk/en/page/news/VPC to see how VPC can help colleagues save time and effort.
Key benefits of VPCs are summarized below:
A common set of software is installed on the VPCs. The software list will be updated on a quarterly basis and software upgrades will be arranged by ITS through central deployment.
The latest software list is tabulated below:
Last update: 31 Oct 2019
Phase 1: Mid-November 2018
Phase 2: June 2019
Hands-on training are being arranged. Please click here for registration.
Other colleagues who are interested in knowing more about the VPCs are welcome to visit the Learning Environment Services offices at the Chi Wah Learning Commons (CPD-1.64) or the Curve (KKL-204) to try out the demonstration units.
Fill in CF85 on Application for Virtual PCs. The allocation of the VPCs is based on the rollout schedule indicated above.