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Automating VMware Horizon 7 with VMware PowerCLI 6.5

With VMware PowerCLI 6.5 Release 1, the automation of VMware Horizon 7 matures and we get integrated PowerShell support for the View component of Horizon 7 built into VMware PowerCLI. We have a proper Horizon 7 module that is distributed and ships with the core VMware PowerCLI installation.

For information about all the new features of VMware PowerCLI 6.5 R1, see the New Release: PowerCLI 6.5 R1 blog post.

So, what do we get with the release of the new VMware PowerCLI Horizon 7 module? We actually get three things: the Horizon 7 module itself, access to the View API with online documentation, and a set of advanced functions released on GitHub.

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[Video] Make Legacy Application Access Simple with VMware & F5

F5 VMware video SSO to legacy apps

Your end users leverage consumer apps every day that deliver just what they want, just when they need it. These consumer apps and app delivery platforms—the App Store, Google Play—have raised expectations for users: all important apps should be available anywhere.

For your IT organization, this presents an opportunity to delight end users with apps and digital workspaces that are exactly that—simple and accessible wherever users need them. For conceptual simplicity, the ideal digital workspace should centralize all the apps users need. It should also make it easy for users to add applications to their workspace without extra IT involvement. For accessibility anywhere, your workspace needs to give users access to mobile, cloud, desktop and on-premises applications they need.

Unfortunately, legacy applications can stand in the way of your digital workspace vision. These applications usually run on-premises. They are often protected by old authentication methods, and they usually cannot be exposed safely to the internet. End users find these limitations frustrating, especially when they have to use a VPN or cannot access the legacy apps on their mobile devices.

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New Reviewer’s Guide for View in VMware Horizon 7 – A Series of Mini-Guides

By Cindy Heyer Carroll, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware

I am very happy to announce that we just posted the first four mini-guides in a series of seven to bring you the latest update of View, the main component of VMware Horizon 7! Unlike previous Reviewer’s Guides, you are getting the latest updates literally as soon as we complete each section. The result? Shorter pieces that are easier to digest.

The first four mini-guides of the series are now available:

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NEW! User Experience Series: Your Guide to Delighting End Users


The VMware UX blog series is a new resource that explores the continually evolving discipline of user experience (UX) across a myriad of topics, from design and methodology to user research and new trends.

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VMware User Environment Manager, Part 2: Complementing Mandatory Profiles with VMware User Environment Manager

By Josh Spencer, Architect, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware

With significant contributions from

Stéphane Asselin, Lead Senior End-User-Computing Architect, Customer Success Team, VMware

Jim Yanik, Senior Manager, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware

Pim Van De Vis, Product Engineer, User Environment Manager, Research & Development, VMware


In Part 1 of this two-part blog-post series, we presented an overview of how to implement Microsoft mandatory profiles. In Part 2, we present specific examples of using VMware User Environment Manager to provide flexibility for end users, while controlling profile growth and keeping login times low. Continue reading

[SlideShare] Gotta Secure Them All—Enterprise Apps!

Here are 10 facts about the unrelenting flood of apps at work and IT’s daunting task to secure them all.

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For Retail IT, It’s All about IoT & Mobility at NRF 2017

Customers’ increasing access to the cloud and social media drive the need for retailers to be more flexible. Today’s retailers need to access and push out information very quickly. Known as vmware-workspace-one-retail-videothe consumerization of retail, this trends creates new opportunities for retailers, while placing new operational burdens on stores and their associates.

Retail CIOs and IT leaders look to shift to the digital workplace by supporting workforce optimization, engagement, collaboration and security. They need to innovate faster and operate smarter by enabling a connected retail environment.

Next week at the National Retail Federation’s “Big Show,” NRF 2017, VMware will deliver new insights into the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility to help retailers make this shift and better serve their customers. Continue reading

New! VMware 2016 State of the Digital Workspace Report

The State of the Digital Workspace Report

Download the new VMware report to gain insights on the digital workspace from hundreds of global organizations.

More effective mobile workers and satisfied users—in 2016, over half of business and IT leaders saw these results out of deploying digital workspace technology. That’s one of many new and valuable findings in the VMware report, The State of the Digital Workspace.

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