How to Package Microsoft Internet Explorer with VMware ThinApp & Enable the ThinDirect Feature
Jan28

How to Package Microsoft Internet Explorer with VMware ThinApp & Enable the ThinDirect Feature

By Bernie Watson, Systems Engineer, End-User Computing, VMware This post shows how to package the different versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer using VMware ThinApp, and how to enable the ThinDirect feature. Before following these instructions, you need a clean capture virtual machine (VM) with Windows 7 SP1, the latest version of ThinApp installed on the capture machine, and a clean snapshot of the capture (VM). You also need to...

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What’s New in Linux Desktops in VMware Horizon 6.2.1
Dec31

What’s New in Linux Desktops in VMware Horizon 6.2.1

By Yanzhao Zhang, Product Manager, End-User Computing, VMware I am excited to announce new capabilities for Linux desktops in Horizon 6.2.1. Improved 3D Graphics Capabilities for Linux Desktops In Horizon 6.2.1, we made some improvements to the 3D graphics capabilities that have been available in Linux desktops since Horizon 6.2. The ability to run specialized 3D applications on Linux desktops is critical for organizations in the oil,...

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Is VDI Causing You Gray Hair? Virtual SAN and Horizon 6 Can Help!

By Michael Haag, Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware Adapted from an earlier blog post on the VMware Virtual Blocks blog site. Over 2,000 organizations that have deployed VMware Virtual SAN are using VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure for all kinds of solutions. These uses range from supporting large Oracle databases, to powering remote IT rooms, to simplifying test and development environments. However, one specific use case is...

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A Guide to Writing an RFP for Selecting a Desktop and Application Virtualization Solution

(Or, 60 Key Considerations for Finding a Solution That Will Delight Your End Users) By Cyndie Zikmund, Group Manager, End-User-Computing Product Marketing, VMware RFP Writing Is Not for the Fainthearted Writing a comprehensive Request for Proposal (RFP) can take a long time. Many organizations hire consultants to perform the task for them. A well-designed RFP provides your organization with the opportunity to recruit the best possible...

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Discover What’s New with VMware Horizon 6 Toolbox 2.0
Dec16

Discover What’s New with VMware Horizon 6 Toolbox 2.0

By Shengbo Teng, Senior Member of the Technical Staff, VMware With contributions from Nan Wang, Staff Engineer, Technical Marketing and Enablement, VMware Sam Zhao, Technical Marketing and Enablement Manager, VMware Peter Zhang, Solution Engineer, Technical Marketing and Enablement, VMware In an earlier white paper (Explore the VMware Horizon 6 Toolbox Auditing and Remote Assistance Capabilities), we introduced you to VMware Horizon 6...

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