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.