App Volumes Automated Entitlement Replication
Jul26

App Volumes Automated Entitlement Replication

Updated on February 21, 2019.  With contributions from Denis Gundarev. Deploying App Volumes in a multi-site scenario takes proper planning and consideration. You need to consider a lot of different factors that will influence the level of availability. For example, how quickly must your users be up and running in case the main site goes down? VMware explains the two main options for an App Volumes multi-site deployment in the VMware...

Read More
VMware User Environment Manager, Part 1: Easier, Faster Windows Logins with Mandatory Profiles
Jan16

VMware User Environment Manager, Part 1: Easier, Faster Windows Logins with Mandatory Profiles

In this two-part blog-post series, we discuss: Creating a mandatory user profile using an Unattend.xml file with the CopyFile parameter for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. Combining the strengths of mandatory user profiles with the flexibility of VMware User Environment Manager to improve the end-user experience. Overview It is no secret that Microsoft Windows profiles grow as end users use and customize their PCs. Granting users the ability...

Read More
VMware App Volumes Backup Utility Fling: Instructions
Apr04

VMware App Volumes Backup Utility Fling: Instructions

VMware App Volumes is a great technology that facilitates application delivery to virtual desktops. It simplifies application management and updates. IT personnel truly understand how important it is to make certain applications always available to users. After users are set up with a virtual desktop, IT needs to make sure that they can recover from hardware or software problems. And, along those lines, IT must also consider how to...

Read More

Updated 3D Graphics Acceleration Paper for View Virtual Desktops in Horizon 6

We are happy to announce a revision to our white paper on 3D graphics acceleration, Deploying Hardware-Accelerated Graphics with View Virtual Desktops in Horizon 6. It offers clear, concise descriptions of the most common use cases and scenarios. Virtual Shared Graphics Acceleration (vSGA) provides great consolidation ratios because it enables a single Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) to serve a large number of people who have an...

Read More

Getting To Know the Mirage Tools

We know that the VMware Mirage product handles image management and application deployment to physical endpoints very well. But in the last few months, the Mirage team released some tools to make the Mirage administrator’s life a bit easier. This blog provides information about how to use these tools and how they can benefit your Mirage deployment. These tools are free and available to all Mirage users from the VMware download site...

Read More