July 1, 2010 | by Jorge Parrales
The cloud client computing gurus over at Wyse Technology released a public beta of their Android application into the market last week, giving business users a professional option for remote desktop access from their phones. Wyse’s iPhone application has been one of the most popular business applications in the App Store since its release in August of last year, so it is safe to assume that the Android version will find some favor among IT professionals who have been utilizing the Android OS.
Wyse PocketCloud allows a user remote access to their PC or virtual desktops based on the Microsoft RDP protocol and with full SSL support, ensuring your sensitive information remains safe with you. They also claim to the be the only client that is VMware Ready Certified for VMware View, which enables users to have a truly viable desktop experience from their remote devices. The application is ready to go as soon as it is installed, requiring barely any additional setup or software.
Features included in the application are:
- Support for most popular Android devices, including the Droid, Nexus One and EVO
- VMware View 4 Support
- RDP 7 Support
- High-Accuracy Mouse Touch Pointer
- Custom keyboard with function and shortcut keys
- Remote app scrolling
- Optimized for 3G and Wi-Fi connections
- 128-bit encryption and FIPS support
- Direct Connections and advanced tunneling with TLS/SSL encryption
- Experimental support for RSA Two-Factor Authentication
Visit the website for more information on Wyse and Wyse PocketCloud.