VMware announced this week the launch of several new products in the growing portfolio of End-User Computing (EUC) solutions, under the VMware Horizon family of products. The expansion of EUC products across the industry is being fueled by increasing demands for IT solutions for business users to be delivered ‘as-a-service’, as well as by the growing trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). The ability of technology departments to deliver applications, user data, and desktop as a service, while maintaining user mobility and freedom must be balanced against the need to standardize and secure delivery of corporate information assets. That’s just what these new releases aim for.
I’ve had several customers ask me for help with the VMware View environment recently, as their users were complaining about performance issues when dragging a window between monitors in a multi-monitor VMware View setup. Performance was otherwise acceptable on the View desktops. I recommended several troubleshooting and remediation steps to get windows to stop “catching” on the border between their two screens, including: