Government agencies get a ‘View’ into anywhere, anytime access

The government is not immune to the friction between demand for choices in devices and  requirement for security and control.  The variety of non-traditional devices is pushing the boundaries of the traditional four walls. The once futuristic concept of teleworking and mobility is today’s reality. Given these challenges and opportunities organizations must imagine how the future can and will look. Agencies need to enable...

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Attend the Education and Government National Town Hall for the Next Generation Workplace

Join your government and education peers at the National Town Hall for the Next Generation Workplace event December 15 co-sponsored by Cisco and VMware. This town hall will be hosted online with participants joining via 10 telepresence locations across the US.  During this free interactive virtual discussion, government and education leaders will share their experiences deploying VMware virtual desktops...

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U.S. Government Agencies Embrace Desktop Virtualization to Accelerate Their Mission

By Pam Takahama, Product Line Manager, VMware View – Federal Government Last year the release of View 4.5 was immediately embraced by the federal market fueled by the introduction of CAC (Common Access Card) support and with FIPS 140-2 certification. Federal customers were already focused on using View to support use-cases such as training centers and emergency management teams but the updated release spurred interest for larger more...

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How well prepared are government agencies for the next major natural disaster?

By Pam Takahama, Product Line Manager, VMware View – Federal Government Lately everyone is talking about the weather–from tornado warnings at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to 14,000 lightning strikes in Hawaii–severe weather and other natural disasters require an emergency response plan. And, an effective emergency response plan should provide the ability to help first responders make rapid and precise decisions. Living in an...

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View Into The Federal Government

by Pam Takahama – Sr. Product Marketing Manager We focus a lot of our product marketing efforts around understanding the key use cases and business requirements of the VMware View target markets. Take for example, the U.S. federal government sector; a highly dynamic and complex IT environment driven by rigorous security and compliance standards and a vast but decentralized workforce. When you consider the  diverse desktop...

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