Welcome to VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone

Digital Workspace Tech Zone Overview

Welcome to VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone, your fastest path to understanding, evaluating, and deploying VMware End-User Computing (EUC) products. Tech Zone's mission to bring you insightful and accurate guidance on our current released products.

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What is VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone?

VMware Tech Zone fits neatly into the larger picture of resources at VMware. By focusing on practical product guidance, Tech Zone is able to complement traditional VMware EUC resources.

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What Kind of Content is on VMware Tech Zone?

On VMware Tech Zone, we've made it our mission to provide you with the resources you need, wherever you are in your digital workspace journey. For this reason, some content on Tech Zone is extremely technical and intended for digital workspace gurus. Other content is more general and intended for everyone to enjoy.

Content types

The content on Tech Zone comes in five basic formats:

  • Blogs
  • Videos
  • Guides
  • Pages
  • Tools

The following diagram explains which resources answer your questions, and which format each resource takes.

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How Do I Navigate VMware Tech Zone?

The easiest way to navigate through Tech Zone is by using the top navigation menu:

 

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  1. Start - Expand the Start menu to access the featured content, with curated product and solution activity paths that provide a variety of resources to guide you from beginner to expert. It also contains our most popular assets for Workspace ONE and Horizon.
  2. Workspace ONE - Find out about all things Workspace ONE, the digital workspace platform that delivers and manages any app on any device.
  3. Horizon - Find out everything you ever wanted to know about VMware Horizon and VMware Horizon Cloud.
  4. Utilities - Facilitate your efforts with deployment tools, installers, migration and registration tools, backup utilities, and much more.
  5. Podcast - Listen in as experts from the field tackle top-of-mind technical topics.
  6. Blog - Get the latest announcements, best practices, opinion pieces, and find out what’s new in the EUC products.
  7. Site Switcher - Digital Workspace Tech Zone isn't the only VMware resource, use the site switcher to jump to our sister sites.
  8. Communities - Listen to experts from the field tackle top-of-mind technical topics.
  9. Customer Connect - Jump to the VMware knowledge base, VMware Docs, training, and more.
  10. Log in - Use your VMware Cloud Service Portal ID (also known as myVMware ID, or Partner ID) to sign in for access to features that improve your experience (see more about this below).
  11. Search - Use the VMware Tech Zone search engine to zero in on what you want to know. To begin, enter keywords into the search bar. Then filter results by specific components, levels of understanding, and type of resource.

The Resource Bar

For fast access to several of our key assets and features, we also have the Resource Bar. Click the icons to jump directly to your destination:

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Don’t miss TechZone’s Browse icon

If you want to search Tech Zone by topic without bothering with filters, then just click the Browse icon. Browse allows you to filter Tech Zone by topic, hiding the content you’re not interested in. It's available on every search results page, giving you even more powerful ways to hone in on what’s relevant to you.

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Log In to Access Even More Features

We strongly encourage you to log in to VMware Tech Zone. You won’t get more content, that’s always free to everyone but you will get access to features that improve your experience. There are no new IDs or passwords to remember, you simply use your existing VMware ID--the same one you use to get support or to download products.

Here's a list of some of the amazing features available when you sign in:

  • Pins - Pin your favorite assets and keep them in one handy location.
  • Rate content - Let us know which assets you found helpful. 
  • Share - Share your favorites through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or good old-fashioned email. 
  • RSS feed - Subscribe to the RSS feed and never miss another update. Get notified as soon as new content is published. 
  • Feedback - Submit a comment or send feedback to suggest an improvement. 
  • History - Keep tabs on your browsing, sharing, and search history so you can easily find that asset. You can also view which assets you have rated. 
  • Email updates - Option to subscribe to a weekly email to get the latest updates direct to your inbox.
  • Messages - When things change we will notify you of the important stuff.
  • My Company - See what others at your company are consuming.

VMware Tech Zone's Evolution

Here at Tech Zone, we're constantly rolling out changes and site improvements. So, our site can change from day to day.

But we don't believe in change just for the sake of change. Instead, your needs drive our evolution. All iterations of this site are intended to help make the most relevant, need-to-know information as accessible as possible. Thank you for your patience as we grow.

To stay up to date with the latest changes to the site, check out our What's New in VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone blog series:

What’s New in VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone - January 2019

What’s New in VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone - April 2019

What’s New in VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone - June 2019

Roundup of latest features - October 2019

What’s New in VMware Digital Workspace Tech Zone – January 2020

Welcome to the new look Tech Zone - May 2020

Authors and Contributors

Hannah Jernigan has over 9 years of experience as a technical communicator. She began working as a technical writer at VMware AirWatch in 2012. Her professional interests relate to user engagement and producing relevant, effective content.

Andy Morris has been working as a VMware EUC product marketeer since 2015, managing enterprise products and the famous Workstation and Fusion personal portfolios. Prior to VMware, Andy was VP of product management at Abaca, and worked for AppSense, LogLogic and IBM. Andy holds a computer science degree from DeMontford University. He currently owns the Tech Zone platform.

Cindy Carroll is a Technical Writer Manager in VMware EUC Technical Marketing with over 20 years of experience communicating software concepts online. Cindy has been producing and collaborating on guides, blog posts, and other content about VMware Horizon Cloud, VMware Workspace ONE, VMware App Volumes, and more, since 2013.

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