Release: Quest vWorkspaces 7.0

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While Paul and Peter Ghostine are now busy working on a stealth-mode cloud computing startup, their former employer Quest releases vWorkspaces 7.0 just before the end of the year.

The new release introduces a number of interesting features, including:

  • Inclusion of Flash redirection (for 32bit Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8) in the Experience Optimized Protocol (EOP) [demo]
  • Bandwidth and compression control for USB devices (Virtual USB Hub)
  • Integration with VMware Linked Clones [demo]
  • Customization of Sysprep procedure
  • Support for reprovisiong VMware virtual machines at logoff
  • Support for 32/64bit Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 [demo]

vWorkspaces 7.0 also includes the experimental capability to redirect Internet Explorer to the client.