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VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions by Andre Leibovici, Jason Langone

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Chapter 4. End Devices

VMware View is a solution that delivers a desktop experience to end devices, through the PCoIP protocol. The devices supported by VMware View vary greatly and include thick client, thin client, zero clients, and other devices, for example, the Apple iPad. This chapter will cover the various types of clients as well as the features that they do and do not support so that proper design considerations can be made in an overall solution.

Something to keep in mind when evaluating client devices for a VMware View solution is that most people associate the quality of their work computer with the size and appearance of their monitor.

For example, Jenson has a dusty HP workstation under his desktop connected to a 17-inch monitor. If ...

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