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3 Game-Changing Windows 10 Benefits for Unified Endpoint Management

windows 10 benefits vmware end user computingMicrosoft launched its Windows 10 Anniversary Update a few weeks ago, and the massive Windows 10 benefits for end-user computing (EUC) just got even bigger.

Windows 10 was the catalyst for what we in the EUC industry waited for years to finally achieve. Windows 10 is such a big deal for our industry, because it practically eliminates the need for desktop and mobile silos in IT. You don’t need one silo for Windows PCs, another for mobile and another for apps. All of this comes together in one management structure with Windows 10.

We here at VMware call this unified endpoint management (UEM). What that means is a single, dynamic operating environment for ALL devices and ALL apps, with security and identity deeply integrated throughout it all. Windows 10 is a huge part of that next-generation unified architecture.

Here are the three game-changing Windows 10 benefits for UEM:

1. Cost/Complexity of Apps & Patch Management

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VMware Horizon Integration – How the Pieces Fit Together, Part 4

By Anthony Rizzo, Staff End-User-Computing Technologist, VMware

This series discusses the concept of VMware Horizon 6.2 and VMware Horizon Air Desktops and Horizon Air Apps as a flexible end-user-computing tooling system.

Part 1 of VMware Horizon Integration – How the Pieces Fit Together reviewed the main ideas behind this concept.

Part 2 of VMware Horizon Integration – How the Pieces Fit Together covered key characteristics of end-user-computing centralization with secure and remote access.

Part 3 of VMware Horizon Integration – How the Pieces Fit Together examined the mapping of business requirements to VMware product-set features for tooling end-user-computing solutions.

This part concludes the series with an explanation of how the products in the VMware End-User-Computing portfolio can be combined and adapted to form solutions that meet your needs. Reference architectures and other very useful tools are provided at the end of this blog post to educate you further. Continue reading

A Deep Dive into VMware Horizon 6 with NSX

By Tristan Todd, Architect, End-User Computing, VMware
Tony Paikeday, Product Marketing, End-User Computing, VMware

VMware Horizon 6 brings innovation to the desktop platform and extends app delivery across any device. Customers and partners agree that VMware is delivering the most comprehensive mobile desktop solution. If you are looking for excellent user experience, ease of management, and a reasonable cost model, there simply is not a better portfolio of products in the industry today.

This portfolio is built on the VMware software defined data center (SDDC), delivering an optimized infrastructure for workspace services. The main component of SDDC is VMware NSX. We want to describe how the confluence of end-user-computing capabilities (such as Horizon 6 with App Volumes and VMware User Environment Manager) combines with NSX to change how IT approaches desktop and app delivery with unprecedented simplicity, agility, and security.

We will share with you a new deep-dive video that walks through this unified platform. But first let us look at this solution from the perspective of our stakeholders, and the describe the benefits they derive: Continue reading

VMware User Environment Manager with VMware App Volumes

By Gina Daly, Technical Writer for Technical Marketing, End-User Computing, VMware

With significant contributions from:

  • Jason Marshall, Manager, Product Engineering, End-User Computing, VMware
  • Stephane Asselin, Senior End-User-Computing Architect, Technical Enablement, End-User Computing, VMware
  • Yuvraj Mehta, Product Line Manager, App Volumes Research and Development, VMware
  • Pim van de Vis, Product Engineer, End-User Computing, VMware
  • Raymond Wiesemann, Product Engineer, End-User Computing, VMware
  • Sachin Sharma, Product Line Marketing Manager, End-User Computing, VMware

VMware User Environment Manager was released earlier this year, adding a powerful tool to the VMware End-User-Computing portfolio. User Environment Manager provides a consistent and dynamic application and desktop experience across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures. With User Environment Manager, users retain a persistent user experience across devices and locations. You can define application configuration settings and personal Windows settings that follow the user, wherever they log in. When combined with VMware App Volumes, User Environment Manager provides a simple yet powerful way to manage your instantly delivered applications. This blog post will discuss how you can implement User Environment Manager in an App Volumes environment. Continue reading

What’s New with VMware Horizon 6.2

By Matt Coppinger, Director Technical Marketing & Enablement, EUC, VMware

September and VMworld 2015 saw the general availability (GA) of VMware Horizon 6.2. This new release for VMware’s flagship EUC product has a wealth of new features and enhancements.

In fact, 6.2 represents a monumental release with a huge number of improvements for the server, client and platform integration areas. So, lets dive straight in and highlight what this release delivers.

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VMware User Environment Manager Deployed in 60 Minutes or Less

In only two months after the acquisition of Immidio, announced in February 2015, VMware has released VMware User Environment Manager. User Environment Manager is a powerful, simple, and scalable user environment management solution that helps IT with profile management and setting up dynamic policies. It is part of our bigger Workspace Environment Management capabilities. We are helping our customers achieve end-to-end application and user management with real-time application delivery, app isolation, SSO capabilities, monitoring, and much more. User Environment Manager is an integral part of achieving Workspace Environment Management.

In the last several weeks, I have been doing some internal testing with User Environment Manager (UEM), looking at the capabilities the software has and how VMware UEM will help administrators manage users and improve the user experience. Continue reading

Making Citrix Work Better: VMware Simplifying Application Management for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop Environments

By Harry Labana, vice president of products, End-User Computing, VMware 

Harry Labana 2This past February, VMware announced the acquisition of Immidio and introduced a new approach to application delivery and user management called VMware Workspace™ Environment Management (WEM). With Workspace Environment Management, IT organizations have the ability to comprehensively isolate and deliver applications, manage users and monitor performance from the data center through to devices.

Today, just two months later—we’re excited to announce the general availability of VMware User Environment Manager that leverages the comprehensive and simple to use Immidio platform. VMware User Environment Manager is available as a standalone solution, as part of the VMware Horizon Application Management Bundle (see below) and is also included in VMware Horizon 6 Enterprise.

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