VMware announces View client for iPad with PCoIP support

Posted by on September 1, 2010 in VDI, View, VMware, VMworld | 1 comment

VMware announced that it will soon support the Apple iPad with VMware View 4.5 when it’s released in a couple of weeks. The expected release time is sometime in late September 2010. The iPad View client will offer new innovation that VMware has created to keep ahead of it’s competitors. The new iPad client will use PCoIP for connecting to your VMware View servers.

In this new View client they have created new custom gesture integration to make using a Windows desktop easier from an iPad. Some of the new gestures that they have created are listed below.

New iPad Features and Gestures for View client

  • Gesture to bring up iPad keyboard
  • They created a virtual touchpad
  • System preference settings to allow for client personalization
  • A system monitor to show you about network performance

UPDATE March 9th 2011:

VMware View iPad Client is now available. Read more here.

About Brian Suhr

Brian is a VCDX5-DCV and a Sr. Tech Marketing Engineer at Nutanix and owner of this website. He is active in the VMware community and helps lead the Chicago VMUG group. Specializing in VDI and Cloud project designs. Awarded VMware vExpert status 6 years for 2016 - 2011. VCP3, VCP5, VCP5-Iaas, VCP-Cloud, VCAP-DTD, VCAP5-DCD, VCAP5-DCA, VCA-DT, VCP5-DT, Cisco UCS Design

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  1. 2x has virtual server software – is VMWare & Citrix compatible – will save you money.You can control your server from your iPhone/Pad, or Android mobille device.They recently added the 2x mobile device manager to manage your Androids apps, track on Google maps etc. I recommend 2x products – very good – will save money.

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