VMware Workforce Mobility Fundamentals (2016)

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- Format: Self-Paced
- Length: 4.5 Hours
This eLearning course on VMware Workforce Mobility Fundamentals will provide a fundamental understanding of VMware’s Workforce Mobility products and how these products solve the business and technical challenges with end-user computing.

The course will start with an introduction to end-user computing and present some technical and business challenges faced by organizations with end-user computing. Next, you will take a look at the components of the VMware Digital Workspace Portfolio. Finally, you will relate the products in the VMware Workforce Mobility portfolio to the challenges they help resolve.

Objectives:    At the end of this course, you will be able to:

-  Describe the need for a structured IT approach to end-user computing
-  Identity the features of VMware Workforce Mobility products
-  Explain how VMware Workforce Mobility products help solve business and technical challenges with end-user computing
Outline:    1.  Course Introduction
-  Course Overview
-  Course Objectives
-  Course Outline

2.  Introduction to End-User Computing
-  The Changing Workforce Trends
-  Impact of Changing Trends on IT
-  Business Issues for IT Executives and Administrators
-  Need for End-User Computing
-  Application Challenges
-  Accessibility Challenges
-  Security Challenges
-  Management Challenges
-  VMware Workforce Mobility as a Solution
-  VMware Workforce Mobility/Desktop Transformation Portfolio
-  What Does Workforce Mobility Do?

3.  Components of VMware Workforce Mobility Portfolio
-  VMware Workforce Mobility and Desktop Transformation Portfolio
-  VMware Horizon 7
  Key Features of VMware Horizon 7
  View Administrator
  Desktop and Application Pools
  Provisioning Desktops
  Dedicated Pools
  Advantages and Disadvantages of Dedicated Pools
  Floating Pools  
  Types of Desktops
  Types of Clones
  Full Clones
  Linked Clones
  Instant Clones
  View Composer Clones
  Differences between Instant and View Composer Clones
  Application Pools
  Application Pools: An Example
  Provisioning Applications
  Profile Management
  Advantages of Profile Management
  VMware Horizon 7 Integration with VMware Virtual SAN
  Blast Performance
  Blast 3D
  Blast 3D: Use of Hardware-Based Graphics Acceleration Cards
  Blast Extreme
  Blast Live Communications
  VMware View Connection Server
  Two Factor Authentication
  True SSO
  Benefits of True SSO
  Horizon Clients
  VMware View Composer
  Thin/Zero Clients
  Virtual Printing
  Introduction to the Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture
  Features of Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture
  How Horizon Cloud Pod Architecture Works
  vRA Provisioning of VMware Horizon 7 Desktops
  Review of VMware Horizon 7 Components and Features
-  VMware App Volumes  
  What is App Volumes?
  Application Containers
  Supported Products/Technology  
-  VMware User Environment Manager
  Challenges with Managing User Profile in Virtual Environments
  What is User Environment Manager?
  Integration of User Environment Manager with VMware Horizon 7
-  VMware ThinApp
  What is ThinApp?
  Features of ThinApp
  Benefits of ThinApp
  How Application Virtualization Works
  Automating Update Functionality
  Creating ThinApp Applications
  Methods of Application Distribution
  Automating the Distribution Process
  Use Cases of ThinApp
-  VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon
  What is VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon?
  Benefits of VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon
  How VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon Works
  Monitoring/Managing: Cloud vs. Physical Environments
  Performance Visibility: Super Metrics
  Categories of Super Metrics
  Performance: Self-Learning Analytics
  Availability: Dynamic Thresholds
  Availability: Pro-Active Smart Alerts
-  Horizon Air Cloud-hosted
  What is Horizon Air Cloud-hosted?
  Horizon Air Cloud-hosted Offerings
  Key Elements of Horizon Air Cloud-hosted Offerings
  Adaptive End-User Experience
  Simple Virtual Desktops
  Predictable Costs
  Integrated Security Control
  Models of Horizon Air Cloud-hosted
  Benefits of Horizon Air Cloud-hosted
  Use Cases of Horizon Air Cloud-hosted
-  Horizon Air Hybrid-mode
  What is Horizon Air Hybrid-mode?
  Horizon Air Hybrid-mode Features  
  Horizon Air Hybrid-mode Benefits
-  VMware Horizon FLEX
  What is Horizon FLEX?
  Features of Horizon FLEX
  Benefits of Horizon FLEX
-  VMware Mirage
  What is Mirage?
  How Mirage Works
  Components of Mirage
  Layered Image Management
  Mirage Branch Reflector
  Benefits of Mirage Branch Reflector
  Mirage Gateway
  Restoring Endpoint in Case of a Failure
  Migrating Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 Using Mirage
-  VMware Identity Manager
  Changing Work Trends
  Digital Workspace
  What is VMware Identity Manager?
  How VMware Identity Manager Works
  Features of VMware Identity Manager
  How to Use VMware Identity Manager with VMware Horizon 7
-  VMware AirWatch
  VMware AirWatch Components
  VMware AirWatch Mobile Device Management Overview
  VMware AirWatch Mobile Email Management Overview
  VMware AirWatch Mobile Application Management Overview
  VMware AirWatch Mobile Content Management Overview
-  VMware Workspace One
  Workspace One
  Key Features of Workspace ONE

4.  Applying What You’ve Learned
-  How Workforce Mobility helps Overcome IT Challenges
-  End-User Computing Challenges: Recap
-  Application Challenges: Solution
-  Accessibility Challenge: Solution
-  Security Challenges: Solution
-  Management Challenges: Solution
-  Conclusion
-  Road Map: Where Do I Go From Here?