VMware Horizon Mirage 4.2.3 released

VMware released VMware Horizon Mirage 4.2.3 at August 6. It contains bug fixes and some new features. VMware Horizon Mirage offers a unique solution for managing physical laptops  and desktops that combines centralized management for IT and local execution for  end users. When Mirage is installed on a Windows PC, it … [Read more...]

Free tool to optimize a Windows 7 desktop for Horizon View

VMware Labs has released a new cool fling called “VMware OS Optimization Tool”. This tools helps to optimize Windows 7 desktops for the use of VMware Horizon View.   VMware OS Optimization Tool can analyze a local or remote Windows 7 template and apply the VMware best practices to optimize the template on the … [Read more...]

Troubleshoot VMware View Security Server PCoIP port problems

Recently I had to troubleshoot a VMware View Client connection problem.  In a new VMware View environment the customer has installed a VMware Horizon View Security Server for the external connections.  When a external View Client tried to connect through the Security Server using the PCoIP protocol to the … [Read more...]

Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 book available

The “Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2”  book is written by Jason Ventresco. This book provides detailed description of the deployment and administration of the VMware Horizon View suite. VMware Horizon View helps you simplify desktop and application management while increasing security and control. This book … [Read more...]

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1 Released

Horizon View 5.2 Feature Pack 1 provides the following features and components: Remote Experience Agent installer - The Remote Experience Agent installs Feature Pack components on Horizon View desktops, enhancing the remote desktop experience provided by View Agent 5.2. In Feature Pack 1, the installation program … [Read more...]

VMware Horizon View 5.2 Reviewer’s Guide

The VMware Horizon Suite 1.0 is designed for today’s mobile workforce. Users want to access business assets from anywhere, anytime, and from any device. IT needs to keep assets secure. With the Horizon Suite, IT has control, and users have choice. The Horizon Suite includes VMware Horizon Workspace, … [Read more...]

DCIG 2013 Flash Memory Storage Array Buyer’s Guide

A lot of solutions are available to accelerate VDI. It is a growing and crowded market which welcomes new solutions almost every week. In just week time in February 2013 solutions were released of GreenBytes, PernixData and Atlantis Computing.  I wrote about those solution in this blogposting titled Overview of … [Read more...]

Atlantis ILIO Persistent VDI 4.0 released.

VDI deployments struggle with costs and performance. According to Gartner, “storage is the No. 1 challenge most IT organizations face when considering virtual desktop (server-hosted virtual desktop or virtual desktop infrastructure) projects. To deliver sufficient performance many solutions are available on the market. … [Read more...]