Switch to the Horizon Console Now!
Jun01

Switch to the Horizon Console Now!

If you are currently using VMware Horizon 7.8 or later and using the legacy flash-based Horizon Administrator console, we encourage you to switch to the new HTML5-based Horizon Console. You will not be disappointed! The new Horizon Console is more secure and has an array of enhanced capabilities. As you might have read, Adobe is ending support for flash, effective December 31, 2020. All major browsers are ending their support of flash...

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What are Shared iPads for Business?
Mar30

What are Shared iPads for Business?

The concept of users sharing devices may seem familiar even for organizations just embarking on their digital workspace journey. However, apart from K-12 or Education users, there wasn’t a native Apple solution for preparing shared iOS devices. Apple built devices on the notion of single user association, both for consumer and business use. But there has been a plethora of vertical-specific use cases in the enterprise—especially in...

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Virtual Smart Cards for Desktop and App Virtualization
Mar30

Virtual Smart Cards for Desktop and App Virtualization

Physical smart cards are so old-fashioned and, well, physical. At least when it comes to mobile devices. Carrying a smart card and smart card reader with your iPhone or Android device really interferes with your TikTok cred. That’s what the kids are calling it, right? We introduced support for derived credentials a couple of years ago with our Horizon Clients for iOS, Android and Windows. Since then, we’ve improved the feature by...

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Can BYOD Help While Working Remote?
Mar24

Can BYOD Help While Working Remote?

Shawn Bass and I recently wrote a blog post (and did a webcast) which was a guide for IT workers who suddenly need to support the majority of their users working from home. We answered viewer questions for about 30 minutes after the webcast, and quite a few of the questions were about BYO devices, and how IT can handle them during this emergency. So this blog post will be my quick and dirty guide to BYOD. The BYO Background “BYO” in...

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Achieve your Business Continuity Goals using Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud
Mar23

Achieve your Business Continuity Goals using Horizon Cloud on IBM Cloud

Traditionally, deploying a desktop virtualization environment is a time-consuming process that requires special skill sets and a large upfront capital expense. The current global health situation has resulted in millions of employees staying home, and increased the need to provide secure, remote access to business-critical applications as part of a business continuity plan. Because of the urgency of the situation, there’s little time...

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Android Series Ep 13: Samsung Knox Service Plugin
Mar19

Android Series Ep 13: Samsung Knox Service Plugin

In a previous episode, we discussed the OEMConfig standard and how it enables device manufacturers to deliver value-added features to Android devices without needing EMM integration. For more information on OEMConfig and its benefits, take a look back at Episode 10. Today we’re taking a deeper look at one of the first companies to take advantage of OEMConfig: Samsung. With its Knox Platform for Enterprise solution, Samsung offers an...

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