When Every Second Counts, Count on VMware

by Geoffrey Murase, Solutions Marketing, End-User Computing I recently visited Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue (TVFR) near Portland, Oregon to film a video case study documenting the innovative ways they’re using VMware desktop virtualization technology.  They had initially used desktop virtualization to simplify management of desktops in their office but they quickly found other use cases, as well. The IT team at TVFR found that the...

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NVIDIA Recap from VMworld 2014

By Geoff Murase, Solutions Marketing, End-User Computing, VMware Now that you’ve hopefully recovered from the hustle and bustle of VMworld in late August, let’s review the plethora of activity that NVIDIA was involved in at VMworld in the U.S. First, there was a press release that announced a collaborative effort between VMware, Google, and NVIDIA to deliver high-performance virtual desktops and workstation-class graphics to Google...

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Say Bonjour to 3D Graphics Enabled Virtual Desktops for Computer Labs

by Geoffrey Murase, Solutions Marketing, End-User Computing I recently went to Ottawa, Canada to meet with VMware customer, La Cite, the largest French community college in Ontario with over 5,000 students and faculty.  They offer a wide variety of programs including coursework in engineering, architecture, and interior design that require 3D graphics applications.  They agreed to share with us their experience using desktop...

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The Evolution of VMware’s 3D Graphics Capabilities

by Geoffrey Murase, Solutions Marketing, End-User Computing VMware’s goal with 3D graphics-enabled virtual desktops is to deliver the performance required for different customer use cases in the most cost-effective manner.  The 3D graphics capabilities with VMware Horizon continue to evolve and have opened up a new wave of use cases for desktop virtualization. With Horizon 5.0, we introduced Soft 3D technology which enables leveraging...

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VMware Horizon View Extends Chromebooks in the Enterprise

by Geoffrey Murase, Solutions Marketing, End-User Computing As more and more corporate applications are delivered from the cloud, businesses are presented with multiple choices in how to access them.  No longer are businesses required to use full blown desktops or laptops to get their work done. For many, all they need is a way to access the web. With Google Chromebooks, businesses of all sizes can take advantage of the low price,...

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