VMware View 5 QuickStart Series

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It's short notice, but if you can find the time it might be worth it. VMware have today announced a View 5 QuickStart Series running for two days. I said short notice, the first part is tomorrow! These QuickStarts do what they say on the tin, they're crash courses to get you started. Part One - Wednesday 2nd November 2011 @ 16:00 15:00 GMT The main features of View 5 Installing and configuring View Connection Server Adding individual desktop Part Two - Thursday 3rd November 2011 @ 16:00 15:00 GMT The software implementation of the PC-over-IP protocol Install and configure composer Deploy dedicated and floating linked clone pools To register for these, you need a VMware Partner account. Once logged in, head to the … [Read more...]

VMware View 5 Now GA

As well as the other products that they've released today, VMware have managed to pump out View 5. This might explain in part the number of View / Desktop focused sessions at VMworld Europe next month. But, let's not forget, people keep saying that this is the year when Desktop Virtualisation is going to take off. :-) Check out what's new in View 5 here. … [Read more...]

VMware View 4.6 QuickStart Series

Next week VMware are running a couple of Webex sessions that will take a deep-dive look into VMware View. It's a partner only event so you need to be registered in Partner Central. Details for registering can be found on the Partner University home page. (Annoyingly 1 of the sessions clashes with the London VMUG but hopefully it'll be available for replay afterwards.) The following is how VMware describe the series: View our VMware View 4.x series to see examples of how to use View to create and manage virtual desktops for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. View live demonstrations discussing different functions and features of View designed to teach administrators new to VMware View: View terminology, features, protocols and … [Read more...]

Released: VMware View 4.0.1

VMware View 4.0.1 is a maintenance release that adds a small number of features / enhancements: Localisation of the View client in a number of languages including French and German. Support for vCenter 2.5 Update 6 and ESX 3.5 Update 5 PCoIP now supports Virtual Printing, a couple of Single Sign-On Providers and International keyboards. There are a few bug fixes included also. The best thing to do is to head over to the release notes and check them out. Then it's time to download and update :-). … [Read more...]