VMware View 4.6 delivers enhanced remote access with VMware View Security Server support for PCoIP

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Feb. 28, 2011 — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the general availability of VMware View™ 4.6 with enhanced remote access via VMware View Security Server support for PCoIP.

VMware View Security Server support for PCoIP allows for a simple, secure remote connection and authentication to a user’s desktop by removing the requirement for enterprise-class SSL VPNs — providing customers with greater choice when initiating end-to-end PCoIP protocol session. The result is a tightly-integrated and cost-effective desktop virtualization deployment that provides for easy authentication of remote users.

“The release of VMware View™ 4.6 with PCoIP support for VMware View Security Server provides a simple and secure way for users to access their VMware View desktops remotely, while taking advantage of a superior PCoIP experience,” said Raj Mallempati, director, End-User Computing Products for VMware. “When you combine VMware View Security Server with View’s wide range of supported end-point and mobility options, VMware View 4.6 provides the best of both worlds – End-user freedom. IT control.”

VMware View™ is a complete, virtual desktop solution that enables enterprises to improve security and , lower operating costs, while simplifying desktop administration and management by establishing a modern, end-user computing architecture. VMware’s End-User Computing vision seeks to free users and IT from more than two decades of complex, device-centric computing and deliver a more consumer-focused cloud experience for the enterprise.

For additional details on VMware View™, see the product brochure.

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