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VMware refreshes its VDM product with 2.1 release

So what's new:

VDM 2.1 includes the following improvements and new features

  • Pools spanning datastores in order to better manage resources
  • Localization of VDM Web Access and Client for Windows in Japanese and German
  • Command line parameters for VDM Client
  • Integrate MMR multimedia extensions DLL with VDM Client (Windows XP)
  • Allow end users to change password
  • Multiple sessions per user within a pool
  • Improvements to logging
  • Allow end users to restart their VM
  • Defined process for bulk import of individual desktops
  • VDM Configuration Backup (command-line only)
  • Allow blocking of incoming RDP connections that are not from VDM Clients
  • Allow VDM administrators to set default desktop (command line only)

See it all here


  1. There is a company called Expand Networks that has a unique solution to improving the performance of RDP, Citrix and other thin clients used in Virtualization environments where data is sent to distributed network environments.


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