Cross-posted from VirtZine:
VMware will soon release VMware View Clients (and updates) for Linux, the Mac, and the Kindle Fire!
“New clients for the desktop virtual isation tech add to iPad, Android support
VMware announced new VMware View Clients for Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux, along with updates to its VMware View Clients for Android and iPad.
Offered as technology previews – in other words they’re not actually production ready yet but will be ‘soon’ – the VMware View Clients for- Mac and Linux enable IT organisations to empower more agile, productive and connected workforce or school communities according to the firm, by providing an easy-to-access, high-fidelity desktop virtualNew clients for the desktop virtualisation tech add to iPad, Android support.
‘More and more people want the freedom to choose the device that best fits their computing needs in school and into the workplace,’ said Pat Lee, director, end user clients, VMware. ‘With the new VMware View Clients, both IT and end users win with a complete, secure and easily accessible virtual desktop on the devices that best meet their needs.’
‘Fifty-one percent of our faculty computers are Macs and just over 29 percent of our student population uses Macs,’ said Steve Swartz, CIO and AVP of Technology at Fitchburg State University. ‘Having a Mac client running VMware View with PCoIP is critical to our ability to extend VDI to these users.’”
Check screen shots HERE.
Sources tell me that the Android (Kindle and other Android devices) version should be in the Amazon Android Store around December 23rd.
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