Government agencies get a ‘View’ into anywhere, anytime access

The government is not immune to the friction between demand for choices in devices and  requirement for security and control.  The variety of non-traditional devices is pushing the boundaries of the traditional four walls. The once futuristic concept of teleworking and mobility is today’s reality. Given these challenges and opportunities organizations must imagine how the future can and will look. Agencies need to enable...

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VDI for the Price of a Designer Handbag?

Guest Blog Post By Sam Lee, Force 3 My wife loves her iPad, except for one shortcoming: it does not play Adobe Flash videos.  Without the Adobe Flash, she cannot watch her favorite K-pop dramas on her iPad.  While recently discussing some interesting weekend projects with Bryan Salek, a desktop specialist from VMware, and Lee Collison (a solutions architect and colleague of mine at Force 3), we came up with the...

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The “How To” of CAC Configuration with VMware View for Federal Desktops

I used to get questions on a weekly basis on how to configure View to use with federal Common Access Cards (CAC) or Personal Identity Verification (PIV) infrastructure for authentication and single sign. The required information was spread across several VMware publications including product documentation and tech notes. A new white paper is now available, and serves as  a single resource with all the information...

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How well prepared are government agencies for the next major natural disaster?

By Pam Takahama, Product Line Manager, VMware View – Federal Government Lately everyone is talking about the weather–from tornado warnings at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to 14,000 lightning strikes in Hawaii–severe weather and other natural disasters require an emergency response plan. And, an effective emergency response plan should provide the ability to help first responders make rapid and precise decisions. Living in an...

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