The Virtual Whiteboard Jungle

by Andy Powell – Sr. Business Strategist, End User Computing   Chapter 1 – Lessons, thoughts and Ideas for the virtualization of End User Computing for Education What we want… Do we really know? The calls are often made by educators, parents, politicians and students: We need to integrate more technology into our cirriculum delivery.  We need to use technology to enhance the the education experience....

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Desktop Virtualization with VMware & Cisco

If you didn’t see the announcement earlier this week our friends at Cisco put out a press release announcing the Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI) and we here on the View team couldn’t be more excited.  With this infrastructure Cisco is setting out to simplify desktop virtualization and improve virtual collaboration solutions both of which I think are critical to helping customers with the adoption of desktop...

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Addressing Federal Use Cases with View

by David Young – Sr. System Engineer As was noted in a recent blog about the federal market, every VMware View deployment starts with the use case. The first thing I usually ask is “What am I trying to fix?” Once I know what I am trying to fix I can then work towards delivering the right solution for the customer. With that said, as I talked to Federal customers, I was seeing few important features come up that were needed...

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View Into The Federal Government

by Pam Takahama – Sr. Product Marketing Manager We focus a lot of our product marketing efforts around understanding the key use cases and business requirements of the VMware View target markets. Take for example, the U.S. federal government sector; a highly dynamic and complex IT environment driven by rigorous security and compliance standards and a vast but decentralized workforce. When you consider the  diverse desktop...

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VMware View 4.5 Is Open For Business

We’re back from a busy VMworld 2010 San Francisco last week where we launched VMware View 4.5.  The excitement was apparent from the activity that we saw in our demo pods and attendance in the desktop sessions.  I like to think that most if not all of the 17,000+ attendees got exposed to View 4.5 in some fashion which may not be all that far fetched considering that we were in the Keynote and behind every lab station in...

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Modernizing the Desktop Architecture with VMware View 4.5

By Raj Mallempati – Director, Product Marketing Today, at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, the VMware End-User Computing team is extremely excited to announce the launch of VMware View 4.5. This release is chock full of new features which enables customers to deploy desktop virtualization in a broad scale across the enterprise and address an increasing range of use cases. In fact, Chris Wolf from Gartner has already declared View...

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