Using VMware Horizon Toolbox With Horizon 6

By Nancy Beckus, Writer and Editor, End-User Computing Technical Marketing, VMware VMware Horizon Toolbox is a free-of-charge Web portal that acts as an extension to View Administrator for View virtual desktops in VMware Horizon 6. Use the Horizon Toolbox to determine the correct system size and load for View Connection Server, locate each user’s login and logout times, and discover how many endpoints are using which clients. You can...

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Planning and Implementing a Horizon Virtual Desktop Solution for a Healthcare Provider

By Nancy Beckus, Writer and Editor, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing, VMware Stephane Asselin, Senior Architect, End-User-Computing Technical Enablement, VMware Chi Chung Wong, End-User-Computing Architect, VMware In the fall of 2013, Carroll Hospital Center (CHC), a Maryland healthcare provider, faced a challenge: It needed to transform its end-user desktops to a secure, centralized desktop environment for local and remote...

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VMware Horizon 6 with View: Performance Testing

By Nancy Beckus, Editor and Technical Writer, End-User Computing Technical Marketing, VMware, and Banit Agrawal, Senior Performance Engineer, VMware VMware Horizon 6 with View virtual desktops offer advantages for both end users and IT staff. End users are no longer locked to a particular machine and can access their system and files from anywhere, anytime. View transforms IT by simplifying and automating desktop and applications...

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Results of VMware Workspace Portal 2.1 Tests Exceed Expectations

By Nancy Beckus, Editor, VMware, and Rasmus Jensen, Senior End-User Computing Architect, EUC Technical Enablement, VMware This blog summarizes the results of functional and operational tests of Workspace Portal 2.1 running on top of VMware vSphere 5.x, as reported in the VMware Workspace Portal Reference Architecture. In this architecture validation, VMware performed tests to highlight how easy it is to deploy, integrate, and manage...

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