What’s New in VMware Horizon Client for Mac 4.4
Apr04

What’s New in VMware Horizon Client for Mac 4.4

Like Usain Bolt with a new pair of shoes, the VMware Horizon Client for Mac is faster than ever. All Horizon Clients now support our faster, more robust update to the Blast Extreme protocol. To take full advantage of it, your administrator will have to be running the latest Horizon agent in the virtual machine. Read more about Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport (or BEAT) here. Here’s what’s new in VMware Horizon Client for Mac 4.4:...

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VMware Horizon Client for Windows 4.4 Updates
Mar30

VMware Horizon Client for Windows 4.4 Updates

HGTV’s Chip Gaines has demolition day; I have launch day. Let’s walk through the VMware Horizon Client for Windows 4.4 updates: Blast Extreme Support: All Horizon Clients now support our faster, more robust update to the Blast Extreme protocol. To take full advantage of it, your administrator will have to be running the latest Horizon agent in the virtual machine. Read more about Blast Extreme Adaptive Transport (or BEAT) here. Aero...

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Retiring Old Operating Systems: XP, Vista, Mac OS X 10.6 & 10.7
Jan12

Retiring Old Operating Systems: XP, Vista, Mac OS X 10.6 & 10.7

Queen Maria Eleonora of Sweden kept her dead husband, King Gustav Adolf, in her bedroom for 18 months before he was finally interred. Microsoft retired XP April 8, 2014. Now, 8 months later, it’s time for VMware Horizon to accept that loss and plan a memorial. We don’t do this lightly; we know that many customers are still using Microsoft XP. But with Microsoft dropping support, it is time for VMware to align with Microsoft’s...

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VMware Horizon Client for Mac Is Ready for OS X 10.10

By Kristina De Nike, Product Line Manager, End-User Computing, VMware No need to be alarmed. Apple has announced that Mac OS X 10.10 is available. But if you are running the latest Horizon Client for Mac, version 3.1, you do not need to change anything. The current client works beautifully with Yosemite and looks beautiful doing it. Figure 1: Horizon Client for Mac in Front of Seamless Horizon Hosted Application (Windows Chrome) For...

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Horizon Clients 3.1 is here!

By Kristina De Nike, Senior Product Manager, End-User Computing, VMware Originally, we thought this client release would include some small fixes to the hosted applications we launched last quarter. But we’ve gotten such a positive reaction to Horizon 6, the team was excited to add even more features. When the dust settled, we realized there’s a lot in this release. We have features that improve the usability of hosted application and...

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