VMware launches View virtualisation software for iPad

Summary:The company has launched the View software to give iPad users access to Windows desktops, applications and data via virtualisation

VMware on Wednesday launched its VMware View software for Apple's iPad as it plays catch-up to tablet virtualisation products from Citrix and Wyse.

The software, available on Apple's App Store, gives iPad users access to Windows desktops, applications and data via virtualisation.

VMware View for the iPad will include access to Windows virtual desktops via PC-over-IP display protocol and multitouch support and on-screen track pad so users can use a traditional mouse set-up.

For more on this ZDNet UK-selected story, see VMware belatedly gets into the iPad game on CNET News.

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Topics: Mobility, Developer


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