VMware View is an end-to-end solution for the management of virtual desktop, which enables you to provide desktops from the datacenter, thereby improving control and flexibility.
With VMware View, you are equipped with proven and tested software comprising of VMware Infrastructure 3 software and VMware View, which is a connection broker of the enterprise-class. This allows user-access to the centrally managed desktops and the management of View-environments. VMware View is fully integrated with Microsoft© Active Directory™ (AD). Users can log on from any computer types, including thin clients and PCs with a new use via a remote connection to their virtual desktop.
VMware View provides an intuitive, Web-based interface to control all the virtual machines, associated servers and Active Directory integration for a single user management.The implementation of upgrades, patches and other maintenance tasks becomes easier, since all the desktop images are centrally stored and managed. Furthermore, through the utilization of VMware View you can improve the information security and optimize the control of corporate resources by saving all desktop data securely in a central datacenter. VMware Virtual Desktop Manager (VDM) is responsible for connections between remote clients and centralized virtual desktops, and ensures that all communication is encrypted.
With VMware View users have access to complete, unmodified virtual desktop, which is not different from normal PCs. You neither need to change applications or desktop environments nor use applications commonly or undergo new training sessions to master the usage. Administrators can allow users to install applications, customize their desktop environment and use local printers and USB devices as needed. In addition, users of VMware View receive prompt and better support, because the help desk staff can perform their tasks in the datacenter that could have required visiting the site.