What’s New with Horizon 7 v 7.6

Sep 6, 2018
Jim Yanik

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Jim Yanik is currently a Senior Manager of End-User-Computing (EUC) Technical Marketing at VMware. Jim has over 25 years of experience in the IT field as a technical consultant, systems engineer, and technologist. His areas of experience include data center server and storage architecture, business mobility, and end-user computing. He is part of the team responsible for EUC technical marketing content.

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We are happy to announce the GA release of VMware Horizon 7 version 7.6 today. We are also releasing VMware User Environment Manager 9.5 and VMware App Volumes 2.14.2 today.

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Horizon 7 Version 7.6

Horizon 7 version 7.6 includes the following new features:

  • New Horizon Cloud Connector
  • Additional features in Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS
  • New Blast Extreme functionality, including adaptive transport with IPv6
  • Geolocation redirection
  • Support for NVIDIA V100 ad AMD V340
  • Skype for Business feature updates
  • New functionality in Horizon clients
  • And more . . .

Watch this 10-minute video by Hilko Lantinga on Digital Workspace Tech Zone for a detailed technical explanation of the features:

 

User Environment Manager 9.5 includes a new feature that lets you download application personalization configuration templates from the VMware Marketplace. Josh Spencer has created a feature walk-through video that describes how this works and demonstrates the feature:

 

App Volumes 2.14.2 includes important updates and bug fixes outlined in the Release Notes.

These new releases are live today and can be downloaded through your MyVMware login.

 

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