Virtualization Technology: VMware Improves Desktop Virtualization Scalability, Costs with View 4

 
 
By Jeffrey Burt  |  Posted 2009-11-09
 
 
 

VMware Improves Desktop Virtualization Scalability, Costs with View 4

VMware Improves Desktop Virtualization Scalability, Costs with View 4By Jeffrey Burt

VMware Improves Desktop Virtualization Scalability, Costs with View 4

For IT Administrators

VMware is looking to make it easier for IT administrators to manage tens of thousands of virtualized desktops, where before they could handle 500 to 1,000.

For IT Administrators

Creating Virtual Pools

IT administrators can create automated pools of virtualized desktops that can be customized through VMware's View Manager.

Creating Virtual Pools

Protocol Choice

VMware View 4 gives users a choice of communications protocols, enabling them to decide between Microsoft's RDP or the PC over IP protocol in View 4, which VMware licenses from Teradici.

Protocol Choice

Removing the Smartcard Option

Using View 4, IT administrators can opt to require users to use smartcard authentication in order to activate sessions when the RDP is being used in the virtualized desktop environment.

Removing the Smartcard Option

User Logon

VMware officials say View 4 makes it easier for users to manage their virtual desktop environment, including giving them desktop options when they sign on.

User Logon

View and vSphere

Building View 4 atop vSphere 4 brings a host of enhancements for desktop virtualization in the areas of performance and scalability. It also brings VMware's vMotion migration tool into the environment.

View and vSphere

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