iPhone and iPad are quickly becoming preferred endpoint devices for business. Citrix recognized the opportunity a long time ago and has been quick in releasing its Receiver for both the Apple devices.
While VMware still doesn’t seem interested in pursuing the opportunity, somebody else is doing on its behalf.
Yesterday in fact, a new remote desktop application for the iPad (and the iPhone) has been published on the AppStore: Gamma VNC.
As many similar apps in the store, this is a VNC viewer. Anyway there are a couple of interesting features. The first one is that it’s free (and it won’t stay that way much longer if it gets some popularity).
The second and most important is that it natively support the VNC server that comes as part of VMware Fusion: