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How to: Win2K8 w/ PCoIP, Linked Clones, USB, Printing & much more on VMware View

One of the most common requests I get from customer and partners is – When will VMware View support Windows 2K8 as Guest OS? As most of you probably know Microsoft does not provide SPLA licensing model for Windows 7 to allow customers and service providers to create Desktop-as-a-Service offerings using Enterprise grade VDI solutions […]

New VMware Horizon View Clients and HTML Access Now Available!

The latest VMware Horizon View clients take full advantage of the optimizations in Horizon View 5.2. Horizon View 5.2 offers new PCoIP client side caching improvements. With Horizon View 5.2, only 90 MB of client side cache is needed to get the equivalent performance of using 250 MB with View 5.1 and earlier. This change […]

What’s New with Antivirus Solutions for VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktops?

This year’s RSA conference was much larger and more exciting than the previous shows. The three main focus areas were cyber-espionage, Big Data and mobile device security. The VMware Horizon Suite addresses a number of concerns about application and data security and accelerates compliance with industry standards. Another topic of interest to a number of […]

Release: VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1 including HTML Access and Unity Touch

One the release day of VMware Horizon View 5.2 may asked for the long awaited HTML desktop access feature. The wait is over and the Feature Pack is now available to download! Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1 provides the following features and components: Remote Experience Agent installer HTML Access Agent HTML Access installer To […]

Read “GreenBytes IO Offload Engine and VMware View 5 Reference Architecture”

GreenBytes IOOE and VMware View 5 Reference Architecture. The GreenBytes IO Offload Enginer (IOOE) is designed to solve the prevalent desktop virualization IO overloading problem. A small footprint plug-and-play network device, the GreenBytes IOOE absorbs the transient IO required for VM booting, rapid provisioning, and swap, diverting this IO away from the SAN. By offloading […]

Upcoming VMware Design Courses: IT Professionals – Design the Cloud

VMware’s new design courses draw upon years of project design experience creating a proven methodology for designing VMware solutions.  Our design courses provide recommendations for data collection and analysis, leading to sound design decisions.  Additionally, VMware design courses offer best practices for each phase through-out the design process: VMware vCloud: Design Best Practices [V1.5] offers […]

VMware Knowledge Base Weekly Digest: New Articles Published for Week Ending 3/9/13

My VMware Creating and downloading reports in My VMware (2043472) Date Published: 3/8/2013 Exporting data to a CSV file in My VMware (2045109) Date Published: 3/9/2013 VMware ESX authd service might fail if you only apply bundle ESX400-201110401-SG or ESX400-201110408-SG (2046002) Date Published: 3/8/2013 Windows virtual machines display Black Screen after booting up in VMware […]

VMware Knowledge Base Weekly Digest: New Articles Published for Week Ending 3/2/13

Shavlik Government Edition Using Microsoft Fixit Tool to clean up broken installs of VMware vCenter Protect or Shavlik NetChk Protect (2041011) Date Published: 3/1/2013 Shavlik NetChk Protect Troubleshooting patch scans that do not list Java patches as missing or installed in VMware vCenter Protect 8.x (2041408) Date Published: 3/1/2013 VMware ESX RSA Secure Authentication Manager […]

Read “GreenBytes vIO and VMware View 5.1 Reference Architecture”

GreenBytes vIO and VMware View 5 Reference Architecture The GreenBytes IO Offload Engine (IOOE) is designed to solve the prevalent desktop virtualization IO overloading problem. A small footprint plug-and-play network device, the GreenBytes IOOE obsorbs the transient IO required for VM booting, rapid provisioning and swap, diverting the IO away from the SAN. By offloading […]

Microsoft VDI vs. VMware View: Freedom of Choice

I’m Adam Carter, the technical product manager for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in Windows Server at Microsoft. VMware® recently published a datasheet about why you should choose VMware View™ over Remote Desktop Services (RDS). The article sets out to discount Remote Desktop sessions, a proven technology in use by millions of users every day. I […]

Tips for implementing a VMware Horizon View Security Server

A security server is a special instance of View Connection Server that runs a subset of View Connection Server functions. You can use a security server to provide an additional layer of security between the internet and your internal network. A security server resides within a DMZ and acts as a proxy host for connections […]

Horizon View Multi-VLAN Explained

I am happy to finally be able to scratch this item from my list of missing View features. Support for Multi-VLAN In Horizon View 5.2 it is possible to configure an automated pool to use multiple VLANS or network labels. Administrators can assign multiple network labels to a linked-clone pool or an automated pool that […]

Pivot3 Introduces HC-3 Healthcare Validated VDI

Pivot3, a leading provider of VMware® Horizon View™ converged storage and compute appliances, today announced HC-3, a validated virtual desktop infrastructure that integrates the technologies of several leading vendors, into a simple, scalable and cost-effective VDI solution for the healthcare sector. Collaborating with VMware, Teradici, Samsung and Imprivata, Pivot3 now offers an appliance-based VDI solution […]

Site-failover a VMware View Stateful desktop, not supported?!

In this blogpost I describe the challenge with stateful desktops in a multi-datacenter View environment: VMware doesn’t support it! Stateful vs. Stateless In my opinion, a stateful desktop is a desktop, usually with a static user assignment, where the user can make changes to the system, like installing applications. A stateless desktop is a desktop […]

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