VMware View 4 release coming as ESX dominates for VDI back end

The VMware View 4 release targets the desktop virtualization market, and VMware ESX is the dominant server virtualization platform for VDI.

The VMware View 4 release marks VMware's latest attempt to unseat Citrix Systems in the desktop virtualization market. But VMware still rules as the server virtualization back end of choice for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).

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The VMware View 4 release will offer a software version of the PC-over-IP protocol and support vSphere 4. Regardless of whether businesses run VMware View or Citrix XenDesktop, VMware ESX is still the preferred server virtualization platform for running these VDI deployments.

Learn more about the VMware View 4 release in this edition of This Week in Virtualization. This podcast also features news on Xen fault tolerance and best practices for SAP virtualization.

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This was first published in November 2009

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