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

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User experience and client features

VMware View 5.1 has a large number of improvements that directly affect the user experience. Both VMware View and Teradici PCoIP continue to evolve with every release. Comparing the end user experience of VMware View 4.x and VMware View 5.1 shows a very significant improvement.

VMware View 5.1 delivers enhancement in several user experience and client areas, including Local Mode and USB redirection.

The enhancements for VMware View Local Mode are as follows:

  • Multi-monitor support
  • Disk I/O performance improvements and reduced deduplication I/O cost
  • NAT support for DNS over TCP
  • Local Mode disk consistency validations
  • Virtual Hardware Version 8 support
  • Improved NAT, DNS resolution performance, link state propagation
  • One ...

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