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April 2014 | Enterprise

Packt is proud to present its latest publication VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials by Peter Von Oven, Peter Björk and Joel Lindberg VMware Horizon Workspace Essential help readers design, install, and configure a Horizon Workspace infrastructure and deliver a user's workspace to mobile devices such as Android and iOS. The book Contains 158 pages and is priced at $34.99 while the e Book is for $17.84.

About the Authors: Peter von Oven is an experienced technical consultant and has spent the last 20 years of his IT career working with customers and partners in designing technology solutions aimed at delivering true business value. . During his career, Peter has been involved in numerous large-scale enterprise projects and deployments, presented at key IT events and has worked in senior pre-sales roles for some of the giants of IT. Peter got his first taste for writing last year.

Peter Björk has many years' experience in VMware Horizon Workspace and ThinApp. He started out working with Thinstall, and continued after VMware acquired the product in 2008, renaming it ThinApp. Peter supports Horizon Workspace and ThinApp in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. As a teacher, Peter has educated many ThinApp packagers around the world. Peter Björk published his first book, VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials, Packt Publishing, in 2012.

Joel Lindberg has 20 years' experience in the IT industry in various positions and is currently working at VMware as a Senior Systems Engineer specializing in end-user computing solutions. He has spoken at VMworld several times and is an active member and moderator on the VMware user communities. You can follow him on Twitter (@viewgeek).

The Horizon suite is VMWare's end user solution suite. VMware Horizon Workspace allows administrators to virtualize operations systems, applications, and user data, and also delivers modern desktops to end users. VMware Horizon Workspace is a new type of solution that is commonly referred to as a "Workspace Aggregator” or “Universal Services Broker”. It delivers a solution that provides end-users with a single point of access to their corporate data, applications, and other IT-resources as well as providing IT administrators with a single point of administration and management.

This book uses a step-by-step approach to teach readers how to design, deploy, and manage a Horizon Workspace based on real world experience. Written in an easy-to-follow style, this book explains the terminology in a clear and concise manner. Each feature is explained starting at a high level and then drilling down into the technical detail, using diagrams and screenshots.

Following are the Chapters of the Book:

Chapter 1: Getting Started with VMware Horizon Workspace

Chapter 2: Design, Install, and Configure

Chapter 3: Horizon Files

Chapter 4: Integrating SaaS Applications

Chapter 5: Mobile Management

Chapter 6: Integrating ThinApp Packages

Chapter 7: Horizon View Integration

Chapter 8: Troubleshooting

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