Apple iPad Means Business with VMware View™ Virtual Desktops Available on Apple App Store, New VMware

View™ Client for iPad lets enterprise and government users access their virtual desktops from anywhere PALO ALTO, Calif. – March 9, 2011 – VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in v irtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the availability of VMwa re View™ Client for iPad on the Apple App Store for free. Enabling Apple iPad user s to access their virtual Windows1 desktops, applications and data from anywhere , the new VMware View™ Client, in combination with VMware View™, delivers a modern d esktop optimized for the iPad’s high-resolution Multi-Touch display. “The growing popularity of the iPad in business presents a new opportunity for ent erprise IT organizations to empower their mobile workforces by providing users w ith anytime access to business critical apps on the go,” said Christopher Young, v ice president and general manager, End-User Computing, VMware. “With VMware View™ Cl ient for iPad, employees and enterprises get a win-win combination – a complete, s ecure virtual desktop solution they trust, paired with the unique touch interfac e of the iPad employees have come to love in their consumer lives.” Growing Use of iPad in the Enterprise: Serving families in Southern California, Children’s Hospital Central California is one of the 10 largest hospitals of its type in the United States. Recently, the Hospital has deployed VMware View to provide secure, “Follow-me Desktops,” that mov e from room-to-room with clinicians and staff as they treat their patients. The hospital has plans to deploy VMware View Client for iPad. “The iPad could fundamentally change the way our clinicians and staff approach the ir IT needs,” said Kirk Larson, chief information officer, Children’s Hospital Centr al California. “Now with VMware View Client for iPad, our caregivers can have the freedom to access a patient’s electronic medical records anywhere in the hospital via an iPad on a secure VMware View desktop. This could not only improve patient care but may enable us to dramatically reduce costs and simplify device managem ent.” End-User Freedom. IT Control: VMware’s End-User Computing vision seeks to free end users and IT organizations fr om more than two decades of complex, device-centric computing and deliver a more user-centric, consumer cloud experience for the enterprise. The new VMware View™ Client for iPad provides a simple and secure way for end users to access virtual Windows desktops, applications and data from their iPad. VMware View™ is a complete, virtual desktop solution that enables enterprises to i mprove security and lower operating costs, while simplifying desktop administrat ion and management by establishing a modern, end-user computing architecture. Th e result is a more flexible, centrally hosted computing model that provides IT w ith greater control and end users with freedom to access to their desktop across the broadest set of devices. Microsoft Windows 7 – 32-bit and 64-bit, Enterprise Professional, SP1; Windows Vis ta – 32-bit, Business and Enterprise, SP1 and SP2; Windows XP – 32-bit, Professional , SP3 VMware View™ Client for iPad features include: Modern Desktop Experience – The new VMware View™ Client is the first iPad app to del iver Windows-based virtual desktops while taking advantage of the superior user experience provided by PC-over-IP (PCoIP) display protocol, creating a highly re

sponsive and flexible user experience. Intuitive, Multi-Touch Support – Custom gestures on the new VMware View™ Client enab le quick and easy navigation around the virtual desktop by taking advantage of i Pad’s Multi-Touch display. An innovative on-screen track pad lets users leverage a more traditional mouse interface with the iPad’s keyboard for efficient text inpu t. Secure, Instant-on Windows Desktops – VMware View Security Server support for PCoI P allows for a simple, secure remote connection and authentication to a user’s Win dows desktop over a WiFi or 3G network. Reconnecting to a View Desktop2 is made even easier with the ability to select and connect to a list of recently connect ed desktops. Device and iOS Support – Support for the iPad Keyboard Dock and Bluetooth keyboard s makes text input even easier while the iPad VGA connector allows you to connec t to an external monitor. VMware View Client for iPad supports iOS 4.2 and iOS 4 .3. For additional details on VMware View™, go to