Wyse Launches PocketCloud 2.0, A Mobile Cloud App for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Wyse Technology has announced the upcoming availability of Wyse PocketCloud 2.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Wyse PocketCloud 2.0 can be purchased from the iTunes App Store.

Wyse PocketCloud is a remote desktop application that has been extremely successful in the iTunes app marketplace, and is ranked among the top 10 business applications since it was introduced at VMworld 2009.

It allows end users to access their files, desktop and applications on any physical or virtualized infrastructure via a choice of popular, well supported protocols. Wyse PocketCloud is VMware Ready Certified for VMware View™ for the entire family of Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad), with seamless integration into a pre-existing VMware View environment with no special setup or software required.

Wyse PocketCloud provides secure mobile display and control of physical or virtual instances of Microsoft Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Remote Desktop Services, and Terminal Services features in Windows Server products.

Wyse PocketCloud for iPhone and iPad also includes the new Wyse PocketCloud Premium. Wyse PocketCloud Premium enables a richer and more intuitive interaction with the multimedia, files and applications in your Windows desktops.

New in Wyse PocketCloud for iOS devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad):

  • Auto Discovery: Secure hassle-free access to your devices with minimal setup, no technical know-how needed
  • VNC Support: Connect to your Mac, and Home editions of Windows
  • External Monitor support on iPhone 4 and iPad (requires Apple’s VGA adapter): Share your desktop on an external display
  • Performance improvements made for iOS 4
  • iPhone 4 retina display support

Wyse PocketCloud Premium

  • Video Streaming: Stream media video files (mpeg, wmv, avi) from your remote desktop to your device anywhere over WiFi and 3G
  • File Browser: Quick access to applications, files and active applications
  • Need a file and don’t know where you put it? Finding files is easy with desktop and folder search
  • Thin Browser enhancements: Use your remote desktop’s Internet Explorer bookmarks and history

Promotional pricing will continue at $14.99.

All customers using Wyse PocketCloud 2.0 will have access to the new Wyse PocketCloud Premium that enables new capabilities during your remote desktop experience. Wyse PocketCloud Premium will be available in 3 month and 12 month increments at $2.99 and $9.99 respectively. All versions will be available at the iTunes App Store.

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