With VMware App Volumes in a Citrix XenDesktop Environment, Application Management Is a Snap!

By Debra Perrin Coltoff, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware With special thanks to Stephane Asselin, Mark Ewert, Dean Flaming, and Jason Marshall for content assistance. Last summer my family spent a day visiting LEGOLAND Discovery Center in New York. We all loved it, especially the chance to see miniature recreations of some of the world’s most famous cities, all built from LEGO blocks. My kids exclaimed...

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Virtualizing ArcGIS Pro with a Dell Rack-Mounted Appliance and NVIDIA GRID

By Cedric Courteix, End-User-Computing Technical Alliances Manager, VMware How Much Fun Do You Have Playing with LEGO? I certainly enjoy building complex LEGO structures with my kids…but when it comes to virtualizing desktops for 3D-graphics applications like ArcGIS Pro from Esri, I think we all agree that keeping it simple is the best approach. Dell, Esri, NVIDIA, and VMware have come together to create a unique bundled solution that...

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The New Windows Optimization Guide for View in Horizon 6; VMware Horizon Air Desktops; and Horizon Air Apps
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The New Windows Optimization Guide for View in Horizon 6; VMware Horizon Air Desktops; and Horizon Air Apps

By Susan Blau, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware The new Windows Optimization Guide, formally titled Optimization Guide for Desktops and Servers in View in VMware Horizon 6 and VMware Horizon Air Desktops and VMware Horizon Air Apps, has undergone a radical transformation from the previous version. The new guide Introduces the Fling tool, the VMware OS Optimization Tool (OSOT). It describes in detail how...

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New: App-Delivery Decision Maker for Horizon 6 Helps You Choose App-Delivery Methods and Platforms

By Cindy Heyer, Technical Writer, Technical Marketing, End-User Computing at VMware We hear the requests for an easy way to identify which of the many application-delivery options supported by VMware Horizon 6 works best for a particular use case. It is a good problem to have. And now the Horizon 6 Decision Maker comes to the rescue. You don’t need a decoder ring when you have the Horizon 6 Decision Maker. The Decision Maker helps you...

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New Horizon 6 Reference Architecture Highlights App Volumes and Virtual SAN

By Donal Geary, Desktop Virtualization Reference Architecture Engineer, VMware Gary Sloane, Consulting Writer and Editor, VMware Hardly a day goes by without somebody asking how to deploy App Volumes or take advantage of Virtual SAN on View virtual desktops in VMware Horizon 6. This new VMware Horizon 6 with App Volumes and Virtual SAN Reference Architecture provides the answers. Based on the proven approach of modular pod and block...

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VMware App Volumes—Just What Your Citrix XenApp Environment Has Been Missing

By Debra Perrin Coltoff, Technical Writer, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware You have already heard that VMware App Volumes provides real-time application delivery and life cycle management, but did you know that App Volumes also optimizes the management of Citrix XenApp published applications? Organizations are searching for a straightforward solution aimed at handling their XenApp applications efficiently, effectively,...

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