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SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 -- Wyse Technology, a global leader in cloud client computing, announced support for VMware View™ 5.1 upon release. Wyse's cloud client portfolio of desktop, mobile, and handheld thin and zero clients and software will support VMware View 5.1, enabling customers to simplify IT management, security, and control of desktop services while delivering a virtual desktop experience across any device and any network.

VMware View 5.1 with PCoIP delivers end user freedom and IT control from your cloud, enabling a rich, personalized access to desktop services like applications, unified communications and 3D graphics for real world productivity.

VMware View 5.1 incorporates new features including:

  • VMware View Storage Accelerator - storage access optimization to improve performance and storage cost.
  • Improved management at scale - localization, local browser compatibility, physical device support and one-time migration from XP to Win7, enhanced provisioning flexibility, streamlined configuration management, connection brokering, policy enforcement, performance monitoring.
  • Even better end-user experience - anonymous product statistics collection program, improved USB device compatibility, enhanced two-factor authentication and functionality for desktop and mobile devices.

"VMware and Wyse share the vision of helping companies shift to desktop virtualization and embrace a host of end user devices that allow anytime, anywhere access," said Param Desai, VP, Product Management at Wyse Technology.

"Wyse complements VMware's vision for a more user-centric approach to end-user computing by automating management and simplifying the role of IT," said Vittorio Viarengo, vice president, End User Computing, VMware. "We are pleased to partner with Wyse Technology to bring customers solutions that provide choice and flexibility as organizations accelerate their journey to the cloud through desktop virtualization with VMware View™."

Wyse hardware and software that support VMware View 5.1 include:

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

For more information, please visit the Wyse and VMware video.

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.

* All brands and names mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective holders.

VMware, and VMware View are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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