We are excited to announce that VMware vSphere Client for iPad is available for immediate download from the Apple App Store. The VMware vSphere Client for iPad is a companion interface to the traditional vSphere client and is optimized for managing your vSphere environment on the go from your iPad. With this client you can monitor the performance of vSphere hosts and virtual machines. You can also start, stop and suspend virtual machines, reboot them or put them into maintenance mode.
In this post I’m going to give you some background on the thinking and design principles behind this app. I’ll also give you some hints on what its future might look like, but first, allow me to get some basics out of the way: