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Performance Does Matter: PCoIP vs. HDX

By Fred Schimscheimer, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, End-User Computing Performance does matter!  And don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.  Have you seen the report by Principled Technologies comparing VMware View 5 to Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 from a display protocol perspective? http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/PCoIPvHDXsinglesession03-05-12.pdf. Principled Technologies discovered that the default protocol...

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What’s New with USB Redirection in VMware View 5.1?

By Tina de Benedictis, Technical Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktop, End-User Computing, VMware Who would have thought that configuring USB devices for redirection to VMware View desktops could be fun? VMware View 5.1 provides a new group policies administrative interface for configuring USB device splitting and filtering. Now it is as satisfying as solving a simple logic puzzle when you configure a USB device for redirection. Why...

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New Features of Persona Management in VMware View 5.1

By Tina de Benedictis, Technical Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktop, End-User Computing, VMware VMware View Premier includes an integrated user profile management system: View Persona Management. You may already be aware of how View Persona Management optimizes the handling of user profiles at login and logout for View virtual desktops. Because of the minimal amount of data uploaded at login or logout, performance is better than...

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Customize the View Portal for Client Download with VMware View 5.1

By Tina de Benedictis, Technical Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktop, End-User Computing, VMware Did you know that in VMware View 5.1 you can customize the View Portal that users see when they log in to the View Connection Server to begin using their virtual desktop? By default, the View Download Portal has built-in intelligence to detect the user’s browser and operating system and responds with instructions and download links...

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New View Clients Optimized for VMware View 5.1 Now Available on Windows, Linux, Mac, iPad and Android!

By Pat Lee, director, End-User Clients, VMware The View Clients team is excited to release our latest clients for Windows, Linux, Mac, iPad and Android. The new client releases are optimized to deliver the best possible experience when combined with VMware View 5.1. Optimized for VMware View 5.1The new View Clients have up to 3x better video playback, improved interactive performance, and more robust performance on high-latency and...

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