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Expand Networks Announce Immediate WAN Optimisation Support for VMware View ™ 4 for Branch Office Deployments

  • 08 December, 2009 12:14

<p>Sydney, Australia– December 8, 2009 – Expand Networks today announced that it has worked with VMware to provide immediate support for all VMware View™ 4 remote display protocols across Expand’s Accelerator range of WAN optimisation solutions to securely enable, accelerate and control VMware View over the WAN. Supporting both TCP and UDP transport protocols, Expand can uniquely provide enablement benefits to all VMware View protocols within a single solution offering, including the newly incorporated Teradici PCoIP® protocol.</p>
<p>Expand’s technology is also unique in its combined ability to be deployed within a virtualised infrastructure and to accelerate and control virtualised traffic. Expand’s solutions can help organisations rapidly take advantage of the significant benefits of VMware View 4, successfully safeguarding and enhancing their investments in desktop virtualisation projects.</p>
<p>Scott Davis, chief technology officer, Desktop Business Unit, VMware, explains, “Expand’s multi-facetted technology helps enable all remote desktop protocols to be delivered over the WAN in a VMware View™ environment, improving communication efficiency, quality of service and security for customers with virtual desktop WAN deployments. Expand provides unique technology – such as its ability to work with the UDP transport protocol to support PCoIP with secure tunneling – that helps customers protect their virtualisation investments while facilitating growth and longevity of their virtual desktop deployments.”</p>
<p>The benefits that Expand’s solution brings to VMware View include support for:</p>
<p>• Teradici PCoIP
- Securely enable transport of PCoIP within standard or advanced tunneling options (Advanced Encryption Standard (AES256), Firewall Transparency and Router Transparency Modes) eliminating the potential need to reconfigure firewalls
- Apply QoS to control PCoIP traffic flow and assure end-user experience</p>
<p>• Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) &amp; SUN Ray Appliance Link Protocol (ALP)
- Compression and byte-level caching techniques enable up to 10 x more users on the network and eliminate the need for bandwidth upgrades.
- Layer 7 Quality of Service (QoS) enforcement for RDP/ALP, and within RDP, provides monitoring and control at the channel layer to help ensure VMware View desktops run unimpeded over the WAN.
- TCP acceleration mitigates latency and delivers a quality &amp; guaranteed desktop experience for the remote user.</p>
<p>• VMware ThinApp™
- Prioritise VMware ThinApp traffic over the WAN using QoS techniques</p>
<p>• Multimedia Redirect
- Multimedia traffic that is redirected can be compressed, accelerated and prioritised with QoS
- Ensure that video or voice traffic gains the priority and bandwidth it requires over the WAN</p>
<p>• USB Redirect
- Accelerate, compress and control redirected USB-connected device traffic with QoS</p>
<p>Efi Gatmor, chief technology officer of Expand Networks, explains, “At Expand we are fully aligned with VMware View™ and are able to offer a unique virtualised WAN optimisation solution that helps assure the user experience across physical, virtual and mobile appliances. Our integrated technology, flexibly delivered as a Virtual Accelerator (VACC), Accelerator appliance (ACC) or as Mobile Client software (MACC) continues to evolve to help ensure we can add significant value to the burgeoning market for virtualised desktops.”</p>

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