Partner Support for VMware View™ 4

AMD

“Desktop virtualization is a critical gateway between the server and client, enabling dynamic user experiences by taking advantage of advanced multi-core processors,” said Margaret Lewis, director, commercial software, AMD “VMware has delivered a great managed desktop virtualization package with VMware View™ 4, and collaborated with AMD during its development to help ensure that the end user can enjoy a superior experience on systems  powered by AMD technology.”

Cisco

“Many of our customers are looking to extend the power of virtualization beyond the datacenter to the desktop. Cisco is working closely with key desktop virtualization solutions vendors, like VMware, to help deliver high-performance applications to the virtual desktop through our network and compute infrastructure and WAN optimization solution,” said Manjula Talreja, vice president, business development, Strategic Partner Organization, Cisco. “Cisco is also developing security capabilities found in Nexus 1000V that work with VMware View™ 4 to help protect customers from malware attacks in centralized virtual desktop server environments.”

CompuCom

"The latest version of VMware View™ enables CompuCom to offer true game-changing transformation of both the desktop infrastructure and the underlying support processes associated with managing 3.2 million desktops," said Bill Barry, senior vice president, Enterprise Sales, CompuCom. "As part of our integrated infrastructure management strategy, CompuCom will deploy desktop virtualization with VMware View™ 4 to dramatically reduce costs, improve flexibility and availability, and drive business efficiency for our clients."

Dell

“Dell’s ongoing partnership with VMware provides customers with a one-stop shop for the delivery of virtualization solutions from the datacenter to the desktop,” said Steve Lalla, vice president and general manager, Business Client Product Group, Dell, Inc. “The availability of VMware View™ 4 is a significant milestone as it broadens the scope of Dell’s Virtual Remote Desktop solution, giving customers more choice, flexibility and reliability from the most optimal mix of products and services in the industry.”

Devon IT

"Devon IT has been delivering PC-over-IP client computing solutions since the inception of the technology," said Joe Makoid, president, Devon IT. "We have built an entire suite of products around VMware View™ 4 technology because we believe this is a premier platform for deploying virtual desktop solutions. Devon IT is pleased to offer our leadership and experience in PC-over-IP thin client solutions with our VMware View 4 certified hardware and software solutions to VMware customers and help promote this quantum leap in desktop virtualization as a way for organizations to improve hosted desktop computing."

EMC

"Desktop virtualization holds tremendous promise for improved controls, management and security compared to traditional desktop and laptop environments. Together, EMC and VMware are working to bring the full range of these efficiency, management, agility and security benefits to customers," said Chad Sakac, vice president, VMware Technology Alliance, EMC. "Key examples of this collaboration, including those announced today, will help customers transition to or expand their virtual desktop environments smoothly and with minimal risk."

Entisys

“Entisys continues to evolve ahead of the market by integrating VMware View™ 4 to securely deliver complete desktop environments, and attaining the Desktop Virtualization competency from VMware adds significant value to our customers’ experience as we strive to move them to a more efficient desktop infrastructure,” said Mike Strohl, president, Entisys.

F5

“Virtual desktop technology offers organizations a significant opportunity for improvement in IT efficiency and agility,” said Erik Giesa, vice president, product management and marketing, F5.  “VMware View™ 4 represents a significant leap forward in performance, manageability and cost control and is clearly a better alternative to what’s available on the market today. F5 is pleased to support the advanced network requirements of VMware View 4 to ensure the highest degree of availability, security and acceleration for the virtual desktop.”

Fujitsu

"Fujitsu welcomes the release of VMware View™ 4. Leveraging the strong relationship with VMware, Fujitsu has been providing virtualization solutions to our customers on our PRIMERGY industry-standard servers,” said Youichi Hori, president, Platform Software Business Unit, Fujitsu. “With improved customer benefits in PC client management, including cost reductions and security improvements, we have the ability to provide a complete and effective managed infrastructure in conjunction with our PRIMERGY server line, ETERNUS storage systems, and PCs."

Greenpages

“Being fully aligned with VMware we’re proud to see our expertise in the field of desktop virtualization recognized by earning the VMware Desktop Virtualization Competency,” said Ron Dupler, CEO, Greenpages. “Receiving this designation further endorses our vision to provide desktop as a service to our customers, and now with VMware View™ 4, Greenpages can offer a unique desktop optimization solution.”

HP

“Customers’ adoption rates for client virtualization have been slow due to high cost per user seat, performance bottlenecks and management complexities,” said Mark Potter, vice president and general manager, Insight Software and Blades, HP. “As part of HP’s converged infrastructure strategy to lead client virtualization adoption, we have listened to our customers and addressed their key pain points by collaborating with VMware to remove the past barriers of implementing client virtualization solutions. Together, we are establishing the new standard for virtualized client infrastructure with a bullet-proofed, secure and proven client virtualization architecture, providing simplified deployment and management, all at a breakthrough price point.”

NEC

“As both a VMware partner and customer, NEC appreciates the enormous potential VMware View™ 4 could have in energizing the adoption of desktop virtualization and in improving desktop virtualization cost, scalability, and usability,” said Mike Mitsch, chief technology architect, IT Platform Group, NEC Corporation of America. “VMware View 4 will be a great addition to NEC’s full suite of optimized virtualization solutions which include servers, storage, desktops and services.”

NetApp

“VMware View™ 4 enables joint NetApp and VMware customers to reduce manageability and desktop acquisition costs while delivering an exceptional end-user experience,” said Patrick Rogers, vice president, Solutions and Alliances, NetApp. “As a result of our long-standing relationship with VMware, NetApp tightly integrates with VMware View 4 to extend the inherent storage efficiency and availability features that make virtual desktops affordable while reducing performance bottlenecks to further improve end-user experience. Today’s announcement is added proof of our commitment to work closely with VMware to provide our joint customers with the solutions necessary to maximize their virtual environments.”

Teradici

“We are extremely excited with the launch of VMware View™ 4 and the broad support of PCoIP® technology now available in a variety of software and hardware accelerated platforms – all from leading virtualization solution partners,” said Dan Cordingley, president and CEO, Teradici Corporation. “VMware View 4 is the only desktop virtualization solution tailored to deliver a compelling remote computing experience to meet the needs of all enterprise user types.”

Wyse

"Wyse's day-one support and certification of VMware View™ 4 featuring the new PC-over-IP protocol ensures Wyse and VMware customers can deploy end-to-end virtual desktop solutions effectively," said Param Desai, director, product management, Wyse. "Together, Wyse and VMware are delivering the Wyse P20 with PC-over-IP protocol technology enabling the practical consolidation of all IT resources into a datacenter. Wyse is also working closely with VMware to deliver VMware's PC-over-IP software client on a variety of thin client devices that can deliver an uncompromised user experience, including improved scalability with media remoting, anywhere, without incurring the security risks associated with transmitting data across a network or having data reside in remote PCs."