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PCoIP (PC over IP)

PCoIP is VMware Inc.’s remote display protocol for delivering remote desktops and applications to endpoints. PCoIP is used for desktop delivery in VMware’s virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) product, VMware View.

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VMware View 5.1

With little fanfare, VMware rolled out View 5.1. The latest iteration of the VDI software is chock full of improvements, including new storage features, better integration and persona management enhancements, so perhaps some pomp and circumstance are justified.

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Direct-attached vs. shared storage for VDI

One of the biggest hurdles to implementing VDI is creating a storage architecture. Step one: Determine whether you want direct-attached or shared storage for your virtual desktops. Deploying and managing storage for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is so difficult because

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VMWare Fusion 5 adds a bevy of Mountain Lion features

VMWare today release version 5.0 of its Fusion virtualization software for Mac OS X. The 5.0 update ($49.95 ESD) includes support for OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) and the forthcoming Windows 8. 

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