VMworld US 2014: End User Computing overview

September 8, 2014
VMworld US 2014: End User Computing overview

There have been a tremendous number of exciting announcements coming out of VMworld US. As well as the ground-breaking news around EVO:RAIL, we’ve revealed a number of important developments in our end-user computing solutions. Take a look below for an overview and to find out more about what it means for you and your business.

VMware Horizon DaaS

We launched VMware Horizon DaaS earlier in the year as a solution for simplifying the delivery of Windows desktops and applications as a cloud service, to any device, anywhere, with predictable costs. At VMworld US we announced additional services for Horizon DaaS, including apps as a service, high-performance desktop profiles, as well as expanding the service to our European customers as well. To find out more, check out this blog post and take a look at what people had to say on Twitter:

VMware Workspace Suite and the VMware Workspace Portal 2.1

The brand new VMware Workspace Suite is an integrated platform for managing applications, data and devices. The new suite allows IT departments to manage and deliver a unified end-user experience across mobile and desktop devices. The picture below from provides a great overview of what the product delivers:

A key part of the suite is the VMware Workspace Portal, which also gets an update to version 2.1, and brings with it new functionality to make it even easier for users to access any application on any device.

 Fantastic news for anyone faced with the challenge of managing users across a number of devices, and is supported by the one of our latest acquisitions, Airwatch:

 Check out this video for more details on what VMware Workspace Suite will allow you to do:

To learn more check out Sanjay Poonen’s EUC blog for more information on how we can support your wider EUC strategy.

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