On May 2 VMware unveiled VMware View 5.1 and an updated portfolio of end-user computing solutions designed to empower a more agile, productive and connected workforce.
Our end-user computing portfolio is designed enable easy-to-manage, enterprise-class desktop applications virtualization solutions that effectively scale with your business as it grows. With VMware View, the industry’s easiest to deploy and manage desktop virtualization solution, small and midsized organizations can take advantage of enterprise-class technology to deliver desktops as a service to end users in a cost-effective and streamlined manner. But that is just the beginning of today’s news…
Products featured in this launch include:
VMware View 5.1: Simplifying the Delivery of a Better Desktop – VMware View 5.1 continues to enable the industry’s best end-user experience while simplifying IT management for large-scale deployments and reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO) associated with a virtual desktop infrastructure by up to 50 percent.
VMware vCenter Operations for View: Cloud Infrastructure Insight – Offered as a new add-on to VMware View, vCenter Operations for View will enable administrators to have broad insight into desktop performance, quickly pinpoint and troubleshoot issues, optimize resource utilization, and proactively address potential issues in real-time.
VMware Horizon Application Manager 1.5: Your Personal Cloud Broker – Offered as an on-premise, virtual appliance, VMware Horizon Application Manager 1.5 is a centralized policy and entitlement engine that will broker users access to applications, virtual desktops, and data resources. Integrating the application virtualization capabilities of VMware ThinApp, the VMware Horizon Application Catalog will benefit both IT and end-users by consolidating diverse applications types into a single, unified catalog.
VMware Project Octopus: Your Personal Data Cloud – VMware Project Octopus will enable IT organizations to provide employees with an easy and secure way to share data and collaborate with anyone from any device. Deployed on-premise or accessed via a VMware service provider, VMware Project Octopus will provide the ability for IT to govern usage and set policies for data access and sharing within their organization or with external contributors.
VMware Personal Cloud Applications: Share More, Send Less – Comprised of VMware Zimbra and VMware Socialcast, VMware cloud applications connect employees to the knowledge, ideas, and resources they need to work smarter. As part of today’s announcement, VMware Zimbra 7.2 now features support for Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) for government deployments requiring encryption.
Want more information on the launch, check out the VMware EUC blog.