VMware Project Northstar (Thinstall) enters Beta 2

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VMware Project Northstar (formerly Thinstall) Beta 2 release is now available. If you’re a little fuzzy on application virtualization, here is our description: VMware application virtualization (powered by Thinstall) technology lets you deploy applications without conflicts quicker then ever before. Application virtualization extends the reach of desktop virtualization from the operating system to the application Read more...

Learn about application virtualization and VDI: new blog, podcast

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Interested in learning more about application virtualization, VMware’s recent acquisition Thinstall, aka Project Northstar, and how it interacts with desktop virtualization in general? Our desktop team has just launched two new information sources that you may want to check out. Product manager Ed Albanese has kicked off the new VMware Application Virtualization Blog with his Read more...

Bring on the VDI video

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VMware Virtual Desktop Manager 2.0 Demo [via VMblog] VMware VDI on NetApp, 100 clients; 13 mins; 10 GB used [via RTFM] More VDI videos on YouTube. Bonus link: Sinbad, Fusion fan. "That’s what I like about it — quickness, so I can get back to my Mac." Read more...

Virtual Desktop Manager 2.0 reactions

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VMware Desktop Manager 2.0 has been released, and the reaction is good. (There is also an updated section on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure that may be useful to you. For questions and comments, see the new VDM Community at VMware Communities.) From VMware’s Warren Ponder at the Virtual Desktop Blog. Link: VMware VDI – Virtual Desktop Read more...