Boomerang Update with View Client Functionality

By Adam Gross, Senior Member of Technical Staff, End-User Computing In the View Client team we are constantly working on making your experience using our product better. In the past year you may have noticed that we rewrote our Linux View Client and have been constantly improving our Mac and mobile clients by releasing every 3 months. You may be wondering, what about the Windows View Client? On the Windows side we are busy...

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VMware and EMC: Charting a Joint Path to End-User Computing

by Courtney Burry, Group Product Manager, VMware Enterprise Desktop BU One of the biggest IT challenges today is the fundamental shift in the way employees work.  They’re no longer tethered to an IT-provided PC—now they want to bring in their own devices, including iPads, Android devices, iPhones and laptops.   To stay relevant, the IT department has to accommodate—even embrace—this trend.  And that means...

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Microsoft Lync 2010 with VMware View 5.0

There has been a lot of buzz and excitement last week around VMware’s announcement and plans to support Microsoft Lync 2013 (http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2012/07/microsoft-lync-2013-support-with-vmware-view-desktops.html).  With Microsoft Lync 2013 and VMware View, customers will have full access to Unified Communications and Collaboration capabilities, and Office 15 integration. Naturally, customers have also asked about our...

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It’s Day 10 of the VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop Bootcamp

Be sure to watch today’s session on installing and configuring vCenter Operations Manager for View. Join Tim Federwitz, VMware’s consulting architect to dive into design considerations and best practices and view a live demo of installing and configuring the product in a View environment. http://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/desktop/view/msdbootcamp/video_10 Also if you missed yesterday’s session on location aware...

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New VMware View 5.1 Stateless RA with Cisco UCS and Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI

Glasshouse has just published a VMware View 5.1 Stateless RA with Cisco UCS and Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI. Reference Architecture Highlights: Storage-less – virtual desktop images (VMware View linked-clones) are stored using local server memory, eliminating the need for traditional storage (SAN/NAS, SSDs). Storage Optimization – Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI provided 227 IOPS per desktop and reduced the amount of memory per...

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