SOURCE: Wyse Technology

Wyse Technology

August 30, 2011 08:00 ET

Wyse Announces Day One Support for VMware View 5 at VMworld® 2011

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - Today at VMworld® 2011, Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, announced support for VMware View™ 5 upon release. Wyse's cloud client portfolio of desktop, mobile, and handheld thin and zero clients and software will support VMware View 5 enabling customers to simplify IT management, security, and control of desktop services while delivering a virtual desktop experience across any device and any network. Wyse made this announcement in connection with VMworld® 2011, the global conference for virtualization and cloud computing held in Las Vegas, August 29th through September 1st at The Venetian. As part of VMworld 2011, Wyse is demonstrating their award-winning virtualization, management and cloud client software and a wide range of thin, zero, mobile and cloud PC client hardware at Booth #1111.

VMware View 5.0 incorporates new features including Unified Communications integration, advanced support of media applications and 3D graphics, and VMware View with PCoIP® optimization. Users will benefit from increased availability, additional IT control, and improved user experience and choice.

Day One support for VMware View 5 validates the close technology partnership between the two companies. "VMware and Wyse share the vision of helping companies move away from the traditional PC hardware to embrace a host of end user devices that allow anytime, anywhere access," said Param Desai, Senior Director, Product Management at Wyse Technology.

"VMware View™ 5 will change the game for virtual desktop solutions, delivering incredible end user experience and scalable Unified Communications integration regardless of WAN or LAN," said Vittorio Viarengo, vice president, End-User Computing, VMware. "Together, VMware and Wyse are moving customers from complex, slow and expensive traditional desktops to cloud-delivered virtual desktops, with a high-performance end-user experience."

Wyse hardware and software that support VMware View 5 include:

  • Wyse P20 zero client (hardware PCoIP)
  • Wyse Microsoft Windows Embedded thin client family
  • Wyse-enhanced SUSE Linux thin client family
  • Wyse ThinOS thin client family
  • Wyse PocketCloud for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch & Android smartphones and tablet devices

About Wyse Technology
Wyse Technology is the global leader in Cloud Client Computing. The Wyse portfolio includes industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions with advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software supporting desktops, laptops and next generation mobile devices. Cloud client computing replaces the outdated computing model of the unsecure, unreliable, energy-intensive and expensive PC, all while delivering lower TCO and a superior user experience. Wyse has shipped more than 20 million units and has over 200 million people interacting with their products each day, enabling the leading private, public, hybrid and government cloud implementations worldwide. Wyse partners with industry-leading IT vendors, including Cisco®, Citrix®, IBM®, Microsoft, and VMware® as well as globally-recognized distribution and service partners. Wyse is headquartered in San Jose, California, U.S.A., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit the Wyse website at or call 1-800-GET-WYSE.

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