What Rogue Users and Cloud Services Can Teach IT

By Ben Goodman, Lead Evangelist, VMware Horizon Application Manager This is the 3rd blog in the series on the Consumerization of IT, it's effect and how it can be managed successfully. It will be followed by a whitepaper on this topic. Read the 1st blog and the 2nd blog. There’s no shortage of news stories and blog posts lamenting the dangers associated with rogue devices and cloud services (I may have even contributed a...

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Bringing Hi-Fidelity and Performance to View Mobile Secure Desktops with Atlantis ILIO

Guest Blog by Anjan Srinivas, Director, Product Marketing – Atlantis Computing Today’s workplace is exploding with employees carrying corporate and personal devices to access enterprise data. IT organizations are looking at new ways to deliver corporate desktop and application across variety of devices in a centralized and secure fashion. While IT wants to embrace this end user freedom and mobility, they are challenged by legacy OS,...

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Ubiquitous Computing with Mobile Secure Desktop

By Muthu Somasundaram, Technical Marketing, End-User Computing The introduction of smart phones and tablets has made BYOD a reality in the workplace.  Employees are increasingly relying on the new age devices to access information.  The days of employees accessing corporate information from their desk is coming to an end.   Today’s employees do not consider computing to be  destination, but want to access...

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New VMware Bootcamp: The VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop

FREE On-Demand Training! The VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop is a fully validated architectural design that provides end users with quick and easy access to applications and data across devices, locations and networks. This solution streamlines and automates desktop management and provides IT with the ability to apply location-aware, policy driven access to corporate resources to ensure higher levels of security and compliance. The...

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Getting Desktop Virtualization Right

By Vittorio Viarengo, VP of Desktop Product Marketing, VMware  Desktop virtualization deployments are on the rise, with many organizations scaling out VDI to support thousands and tens of thousands of users. In fact, the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi in Japan recently announced that they had deployed 50,000 seats of VMware View virtual desktops.  And when done right, desktop virtualization is key to helping organizations drive...

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VMware Horizon Application Manager 1.5 Now Generally Available!

The VMware End-User Computing team is happy to announce the general availability release of VMware Horizon Application Manager 1.5. Announced and detailed in a blog post on May 2, 2012 as a core component of the VMware end-user computing portfolio, VMware Horizon Application Manager is a cross platform management solution that enables IT to securely provide access to any application to end-users anytime, on the devices...

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