ThinApp 5.0.1: Minor release number, but notable features!

By Tina de Benedictis, Senior Technical Marketing Manager, End-User Computing, VMware VMware ThinApp 5.0.1 has just been released, and although this is a minor release number, some new features will make a difference in your application-packaging life. Package.ini parameters now case-insensitive Have you ever set a value for a Package.ini parameter, only to find out after much troubleshooting that it did not take effect because you...

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Horizon View 5.3.1 Is Here and Supports VMware Virtual SAN

By Narasimha Krishnakumar, Product Management, End-User Computing, VMware On behalf of everyone in the End-User-Computing (EUC) team at VMware, I’m proud to bring to you an exciting product announcement from EUC, just in time for the other Virtual-SAN-related announcements from VMware! Today, VMware announced the General Availability (GA) of VMware Virtual SAN 5.5 and I’d like to take a moment to also introduce Horizon View...

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Choosing a Horizon View Virtual-Desktop Operations-Management Tool

By David G. Wooten, End-User-Computing Product Line Manager, vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon View, VMware Have you ever tried to diagnose a VMware Horizon View end-user virtual desktop issue? If so, you’ll know that it’s difficult because there are so many data sources involved, and so many “subject matter experts” (SMEs) advising you about the problem and its solution! So what do you do? Many people have found...

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Windows 7 Migration Made Easy…with Horizon Mirage Layers!

By Sachin Sharma, Horizon Mirage Product Marketing Manager, End-User Computing, VMware Many organizations face challenges during operating system and hardware migration projects. These challenges include choosing the right tool to help automate the process, utilizing precious IT staff time to accurately complete the project, pre- and post-migration assessment…to name a few. And it doesn’t help if IT is constantly under pressure to...

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Enabling VMware vShield Endpoint in Horizon View

By Gary Sloane, Consultant for VMware End-User Computing Every system, whether physical or virtual, needs antivirus and antimalware protection. But administrators and security officers, and many end users, know that virus scanning can affect performance, consuming CPU cycles as well as memory and storage, and can lead to potentially serious resource bottlenecks. Faced with these problems, administrators and antivirus vendors have made...

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