Release: VMware Mirage 5.1

VMware has released version 5.1 of its centralized image management for Windows desktops: Mirage. VMware Mirage is also part of the Horizon Suite, VMware’s end user computing suite that includes View, the company’s VDI product. The main new features introduced in this release can be resumed as follows: Bandwidth Control – Managing desktops and PCs across many remote branch sites is difficult. With that in mind, Mirage was designed to help IT manage devices across distributed environments. Read more [...]

Release: VMware Horizon Mirage 4.4

VMware has released version 4.4. of its centralized image management for Windows desktops with backup and OS migration capabilities: Horizon Mirage. Horizon Mirage uses a layering technology to segment OS, applications and user personalizations into isolated containers allowing administrators to separately manage hardware and each layer of software. Horizon Mirage is build on the technology which VMware acquired when it acquired Wanova in 2012. VMware later integrated this into its Horizon product Read more [...]

Paper: VMware Horizon Mirage Branch Office Reference Architecture

VMware has released a paper titled:"VMware Horizon Mirage Branch Office Reference Architecture". The paper which contains 28 pages covers a reference architecture for VMware Horizon Mirage. Horizon Mirage provides centralized image management for Windows desktops with enhanced levels of backup and OS migration capabilities. The reference architecture provides guidance on how to backup desktops deployed throughout the enterprise, and how to migrate remote desktops from Windows XP to Windows 7. The Read more [...]