News & Information for Technology Purchasers NewsFactor Sites:       NewsFactor.com     Enterprise Security Today     CRM Daily     Business Report     Sci-Tech Today  
   
Home Enterprise I.T. Cloud Computing Applications Hardware More Topics...
GET RECOGNIZED
Let an ISACA® certification elevate your career.
Register today and save
You are here: Home / Mobile Tech / VMware Offers New Solution for BYOD
DDoS Protection Powered By Verisign
VMware Rolls Out Horizon Suite To Answer BYOD Trend
VMware Rolls Out Horizon Suite To Answer BYOD Trend
By Jennifer LeClaire / NewsFactor Network Like this on Facebook Tweet this Link thison Linkedin Link this on Google Plus
PUBLISHED:
FEBRUARY
21
2013


VMware just rolled out a new platform aimed at mobile workers. VMware Horizon Suite connects end users to their data, applications and desktops on any device without sacrificing IT security and control.

With updates to VMware Horizon View and VMware Horizon Mirage, as well as a new product, VMware Horizon Workspace, the VMware Horizon Suite works to help IT organizations deliver a secure, easy-to-manage virtual workspace with a consistent experience across devices.

"Our customers are looking for a comprehensive, enterprise-class solution to empower workers in a world where the proliferation of devices and consumer cloud services have changed user expectations, while putting IT security and governance at risk," said Boaz Chalamish, senior vice president and general manager of End-User Computing at VMware. Chalamish said the new product line aims to help customers "accelerate their journeys from the PC era to the multi-device era."

Remote Work Styles Rising

According to Forrester Research, the use of personal devices outside of IT control is alarming: 67 percent of employees are using personally selected smartphones and 46 percent are using personally selected laptops. None of them were approved or issued by the company that employs them.

VMware surveys have found that 83 percent of IT administrators want to prevent the use of consumer online storage and collaboration applications. The VMware Horizon Suite is designed to solve the security and governance challenges these consumer-ready applications and devices bring to enterprises. The VMware Horizon Suite brings together the company's desktop virtualization solution and technologies. Built from the ground up to support a mobile, collaborative workforce, the Horizon Suite brings Project Octopus, Project AppBlast, Project AppShift, VMware ThinApp, VMware Horizon Application Manager and VMware Horizon Mobile into a single, unified solution.

"Instead of treating remote work styles as an exception, success at Jaguar Land Rover will mean designing systems and policies assuming that everyone is mobile, using multiple personal devices connecting over both local and global networks," said Gordon McMullan, acting chief technology officer at Jaguar Land Rover Automotive. "VMware's Horizon Suite is at the heart of this capability. This will dramatically improve collaboration and productivity of our global workforce."

Driving Productivity

Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, told us that in a world of "bring your own device," Horizon aims to help IT support an increasing number of devices and operating systems and platforms without a meltdown." (continued...)

1  |  2  |  3  |  Next Page >

Tell Us What You Think
Comment:

Name:

Adam:

Posted: 2013-02-26 @ 6:48am PT
The Forrester data shows why there's so much buzz about BYOD. This will only continue to grow, driven in part by the explosion of the variety and availability of mobile devices.

BYOD means challenges for IT staff - security of corporate data and networks, management and support of a wide range of devices, etc. That's why so many IT vendors like VMware are adding BYOD solutions to their product portfolios.

There are many approaches to managing BYOD. This white paper - "BYOD is Here to Stay, But Organizations Must Adapt" - discusses some of these approaches:
http://www.ericom.com/wp-byod.asp?URL_ID=708

Please note that I work for Ericom

Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on Twitter
TOP STORIES NOW
MAY BE OF INTEREST
Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service. Its award-winning CRM solution helps 82,400 customers worldwide manage and share business information over the Internet. Experience CRM success. Click here for a FREE 30-day trial.
MORE IN MOBILE TECH
Product Information and Resources for Technology You Can Use To Boost Your Business

Network Security Spotlight
Dairy Queen Latest Retailer To Report Hack
Known for its hot fries and soft-serve ice cream, Dairy Queen just made cyber history as the latest victim of a hack attack. The fast food chain said that customer data at some stores may be at risk.
 
Lessons from the JPMorgan Chase Cyberattack
JPMorgan Chase is investigating a likely cyberattack. The banking giant is cooperating with law enforcement, including the FBI, to understand what data hackers may have obtained.
 
Who Is the Hacker Group Lizard Squad?
Are they dangerous or just obnoxious? That’s what many are wondering about the hacker group Lizard Squad, which tweeted out a bomb threat that grounded a flight with a Sony exec aboard.
 

Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Intel Intros Lightning-Fast PC Processors
Call it extreme. Intel just took the covers off its first-ever eight-core desktop processor, which is aimed at hardcore power users who expect more than the status quo from their computers.
 
HP Previews ProLiant Gen9 Data Center Servers
Because traditional data center and server architectures are “constraints” on businesses, HP is releasing new servers aimed at faster, simpler and more cost-effective delivery of computing services.
 
Apple Set To Release Largest iPad Ever
Tech giant Apple seems to have adopted the mantra “go big or go home.” The company is planning to introduce its largest iPad ever: a 12.9-inch behemoth that will dwarf its largest existing models.
 

Mobile Technology Spotlight
Samsung Maps Its Way with Nokia's 'Here' App for Galaxy Phones
Korean electronics giant Samsung has opted to license Here, Nokia’s mapping app -- formerly known as Nokia Maps -- for its Tizen-powered smart devices and Samsung Gear S wearable.
 
Will iPhone Finally Catch Up with NFC Mobile Payment Ability?
Apple's latest version of the iPhone may have a mobile wallet to pay for purchases with a tap of the phone. The iPhone 6 reportedly is equipped with near-field communication (NFC) technology.
 
Visual Search To Shop: Gimmick or Game Changing?
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.
 

Navigation
NewsFactor Network
Home/Top News | Enterprise I.T. | Cloud Computing | Applications | Hardware | Mobile Tech | Big Data | Communications
World Wide Web | Network Security | CRM Systems | Microsoft/Windows | Apple/Mac | Linux/Open Source | Personal Tech | Press Releases
NewsFactor Network Enterprise I.T. Sites
NewsFactor Technology News | Enterprise Security Today | CRM Daily

NewsFactor Business and Innovation Sites
Sci-Tech Today | NewsFactor Business Report

NewsFactor Services
FreeNewsFeed | Free Newsletters

About NewsFactor Network | How To Contact Us | Article Reprints | Careers @ NewsFactor | Services for PR Pros | Top Tech Wire | How To Advertise

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
© Copyright 2000-2014 NewsFactor Network. All rights reserved. Article rating technology by Blogowogo. Member of Accuserve Ad Network.