/>
X

VMware nabs turnkey desktop cloud provider Wanova

VMware is building out its end user product portfolio with the acquisition of turnkey desktop cloud provider Wanova.
rachel-king-640x465.jpg
Written by Rachel King, Staff Writer on

VMware has acquired Wanova, a turnkey desktop cloud solution provider, in what looks like a move to compliment some of its existing virtual desktop and end user product portfolio.

San Jose-based Wanova has developed a cloud-based platform that is touted to simplify the management of desktop images while providing desktop continuity -- especially for distributed and mobile PCs.

Thus, VMware plans to integrate its VMware View enterprise virtual desktop infrastructure with Wanova’s Mirage distribution software to develop a new kind of user interface experience for employees across multiple devices and platforms. This means universal access and seamless transitions between all types of endpoints, whether its physical or virtual, desktop or laptop, or Mac or PC.

Jeff Jennings, vice president of the enterprise desktop unit at VMware, asserted in prepared remarks that this merger has the potential to even "redefine the desktop virtualization landscape."

By blurring the boundaries of virtual vs. physical desktops, the benefits of central image management and persistent user installed applications can be extended to all systems within a business -- physical, virtual, tethered desktops, or roaming Mac and PC laptops.

Furthermore, with the combination of these two products, VMware is promising a more efficient method for complete syncing, storing and management all elements of a user's desktop image in the company's private cloud. That's because VMware also boasts desktop streaming and layering technology will provide for quicker recovery and repair rates for all endpoints.

Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Related:

Related

Why you need an Android smartphone with a thermal and IR camera
img-6767

Why you need an Android smartphone with a thermal and IR camera

Android
Dell and Intel just had a big success. It may break your heart
screen-shot-2022-06-23-at-9-16-05-am.png

Dell and Intel just had a big success. It may break your heart

Innovation
Tech jobs: These are the 10 most in-demand developer, cybersecurity and cloud roles
two male and one female colleagues stood over a desk looking at a computer screen and discussing a project cheerfully

Tech jobs: These are the 10 most in-demand developer, cybersecurity and cloud roles

Developer