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Paper: VMware Horizon View Large-Scale Reference Architecture

Paper: VMware Horizon View Large-Scale Reference Architecture

VMware has released a paper titled: “VMware Horizon View Large-Scale Reference Architecture“. The paper which contains 30 pages details a reference architecture based on real-world test scenarios, user workloads and infrastructure system configurations. The RA uses the VCE Vblock Specialized System for Extreme Applications, composed of Cisco UCS server blades and EMC XtremIO flash storage, to support a 7,000-user VMware Horizon View 5.2 deployment. Benchmarking was done using the Login VSI Max Read more […]

VMware releases Horizon Workspace Manager 1.5.1

VMware releases Horizon Workspace Manager 1.5.1

At October 10 VMware released version 1.5.1 of Horizon Workspace Manager. This is a minor update to 1.5.0. New in this release are updated VMware Horizon Workspace Client for Macintosh & Windows. Download here. Horizon Workspace Manager enables mobile devices and mobile users to access corporate data and applications. It can be seen as a broker. For accessing data it can be seen as the Dropbox for the Enterprise. While Dropbox does not allow control by the IT-department, Horizon Workspace Read more […]

Release: VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 2

Release: VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 2

VMware has released Feature Pack 2 for its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) product View. Feature Pack 2 is the follow up of Feature Pack 1 which was released in March this year. The two new features being introduced in Feature Pack 2 are “Real-Time Audio-Video” and “Flash URL Redirection” for live webcast video also improvements were made to Unity Touch. Also the View clients have been updated to support the new features. ”Real-Time Audio-Video” enables Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Read more […]

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Performance and Best Practices, and A Performance Deep-Dive on Hardware-Accelerated 3D Graphics

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Performance and Best Practices, and A Performance Deep-Dive on Hardware-Accelerated 3D Graphics

VMware Horizon View 5.2 simplifies desktop and application management while increasing security and control and delivers a personalized high fidelity experience for end-users across sessions and devices. It enables higher availability and agility of desktop services unmatched by traditional PCs while reducing the total cost of desktop ownership and end-users can enjoy new levels of productivity and the freedom to access desktops from more devices and locations while giving IT greater policy control.Recently, Read more […]

VDI Becomes A Reality for Hospitals

VDI Becomes A Reality for Hospitals

There are two things I normally notice when I visit the doctor – 1) a massive stack of paper medical records and 2) long visit times… The need… I’ve always been huge fan of adopting and evolving the IT services utilized in the medical industry.  Here we have an industry who is pushing the forefront of technology for the analysis and treatment of patients – but plagued by archaic IT and paper based records. In comes the consumerization effect… The Consumerization of IT has been a Read more […]

USB Device Redirection in VMware Horizon View 5.1 and 5.2

USB Device Redirection in VMware Horizon View 5.1 and 5.2

What Is USB Device Redirection? We are all used to USB devices on laptop or desktop machines. If you are working in a VDI environment such as VMware Horizon View*, you may want to use your USB devices in that virtualized desktop too. USB device redirection is functionality in Horizon View that allows the USB device to be connected to the virtualized desktop as if it had been physically plugged into it. USB Redirection Changes in VMware View 5.1 The USB device is redirected from the physical device Read more […]

Release: VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1

Release: VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1

At the end of last month, VMware announced the Horizon Suite, part of the Horizon suite is VMware’s VDI product view which was rebranded to VMware Horizon View and at that time updated to version 5.2. Yesterday VMware released Feature Pack 1 for Horizon View adding the following functionality:   Support for accessing View desktops using HTML, by installing the Remote Experience Agent with the HTML Access Agent Unity Touch, allowing users to browse between apps and documents in a native Read more […]

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Reviewer’s Guide

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Reviewer’s Guide

After the release of its end user computing suite named Horizon,VMware published the Horizon View 5.2 Evaluator’s Guide, the aim of the document is to allow users to find a support and learn how to install, configure and use VMware Horizon View 5.2 environment. The Horizon Suite includes VMware Horizon Workspace, VMware Horizon View, and VMware Horizon Mirage.   Horizon Workspace allows users to access with single sign-on to applications, data, and virtual desktops from any mobile device Read more […]

VMware announces end-user computing suite Horizon

VMware announces end-user computing suite Horizon

VMware last week announced a new suite of end-user computing products called the Horizon Suite. The suite bundles a lot of products which either VMware developed themselves, or did acquire in the last couple of years and is part of the vision which VMware already detailedduring the VMware Forum in May last year. The suite consists of VMware’s VDI product View which is now called Horizon View, Horizon Mirage and Horizon Workspace. The suite delivers a complete solution for delivering a consistent Read more […]