VMware Acquires Immidio for VDI, Adds Bundler for Horizon
Immidio will enable VMware to offer a full set of tools for workspace environment management.VMware this week announced its OneCloud do-everything IT management platform plus its implementation of OpenStack. The company also acquired Amsterdam-based Immidio, a virtual desktop software provider. Financial details were not disclosed. Immidio will enable VMware to offer a full set of tools for workspace environment management. Together with VMware App, a real-time app delivery product and VMware vRealize Operations Manager, the Immidio software will become a key component of VMware’s Horizon portfolio, the company said. "Customers are looking for a workspace environment management solution that can enable them to dynamically provision users' applications, settings and persona, based on IT-defined policies," Sumit Dhawan, VMware senior vice president and general manager of desktop products, wrote in a corporate blog post.
VMware also announced a new VMware Horizon 6 add-on that enables partners and distributors to bundle the solutions together for more efficiency and cost savings.