REVIEW: VMware View 4's New Transport Protocol Increases Usefulness, Performance of VDI Platform

VMware View 4 uses a specialized transport protocol to squeeze out lag time and significantly increase the number of monitors supported by the virtual desktop. The VMware View 4 platform worked well in eWEEK Labs' tests--delivering full desktop and application functionality to a variety of endpoint systems, including thin clients,

VMware View 4 uses a specialized transport protocol to squeeze out lag time and significantly increase the number of monitors supported by the virtual desktop. The VMware View 4 platform worked well in eWEEK Labs' tests--delivering full desktop and application functionality to a variety of endpoint systems, including thin clients, Linux-based systems and older Windows-based PCs. VMware View centralizes OS and application management tasks while significantly reducing help desk calls by preventing end-user tampering with desktop systems. However, IT managers must balance those savings against the platform's costs.

Read my full review at eweek.com.