Today, at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, VMware announced the launch of VMware View 4.5.
VMware View 4.5 is packed with loads of new features which increases VMware View use cases and definitively narrows the gap with Citrix XenDesktop.
In fact, Chris Wolf from Gartner has declared View 4.5 as an enterprise ready desktop virtualization solution.
I’ve attended the View 4.5 beta program and I can honestly say that View 4.5 is a huge improvement. In the past, we had to deploy XenDesktop for VDI deployments with specific customer demands but with the release of View 4.5 these scenarios have decreased significantly.
General availability for VMware View 4.5 is set for early September.
Here are some of the improvements/features in View 4.5: