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srinivaskrishnamurti

Mobile World Congress 2013 Musings

March 25, 2013
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Mobile World Congress 2013 Musings

Mobile World Congress 2013 was held at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona in late February. It’s the biggest mobile conference with about 72,000 attendees. VMware had a booth at the conference where attendees had the opportunity to see VMware Horizon Mobile on a range of new partner devices including Sony Experia, along with a demo of VMware Horizon Workspace . For a quick view on how we view the evolving end user landscape, check out the videos here .

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scottdavis

Broadening VMware’s EUC Horizons with Innovation

February 15, 2013
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Broadening VMware’s EUC Horizons with Innovation

Welcome to 2013, the era of multi-device mobile workspace, BYOD and the consumerization of IT. Let’s explore each of these. Consumerization of IT doesn’t mean encouraging your users to use unaccountable, non-compliant consumer services to get their work done. But it does mean that IT has competition!

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srinivaskrishnamurti

Introducing VMware Horizon Mail

January 31, 2013
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Introducing VMware Horizon Mail

I’m excited to announce the immediate availability of VMware Horizon Mail that can be downloaded from Google Play . VMware Horizon Mail is a native Android collaboration application that allows you to access your corporate email, calendar, contacts, tasks and files from any Android device. The previous incarnation of this application was called VMware Zimbra for Android and made available as a fling . Based on customer feedback, we decided to productize and release the app via Google Play. This will also be the default email/PIM client for our VMware Horizon Mobile initiative. Horizon Mail supports any Microsoft ActiveSync compliant email server and also supports the VMware Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS). With ZCS as the backend, Horizon Mail offers several additional ZCS-only...

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srinivaskrishnamurti

Softbank, Motorola and VMware bring Horizon Mobile to Japan

November 5, 2012
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Softbank, Motorola and VMware bring Horizon Mobile to Japan

Today we are excited to announce that VMware is partnering with Softbank and Motorola to launch VMware Horizon Mobile ™ in Japan. Softbank Telecom will be offering Horizon Mobile as a cloud-based managed service, which will be open for trials on December 10th. The slick Motorola Razr 201M device, available in the market today, will be first device in Japan that leverages our virtualization technology (previously called Mobile Virtualization Platform – MVP) to offer a compelling solution to allow enterprises to embrace BYOD without compromising usability or security and manageability of the corporate content (apps and data). It has been very exciting to see how fast things have changed since I first visited Japan three plus years ago to discuss...

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srinivaskrishnamurti

Announcing Horizon Mobile Carrier Partners

October 18, 2011
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Announcing Horizon Mobile Carrier Partners

Greetings from VMworld 2011 Europe in Copenhagen!   The Horizon Mobile is very excited to announce that Verizon Wireless (US) and Telefonica (Europe) are our lead partners to roll out our solution to enterprises.  We had been working with these partners for the last several months and over the next several weeks we will be focusing on bringing the solution to market.  Together with out carrier and handset partners, we will offer a solution to help enterprises embrace ‘bring your own device’ paradigm without compromising the security of corporate content.        While there are many similarities between the US and European markets, there are a few differences in our partner offerings.  One of the significant differences is that...

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srinivaskrishnamurti

Announcing VMware Horizon Mobile Manager

August 30, 2011
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Announcing VMware Horizon Mobile Manager

We are very excited to announce VMware Horizon Mobile Manager (HMM) at VMworld 2011.  HMM is a product that will allow enterprise IT administrators to create, provision, monitor and manage a corporate phone that will be running on an employee-owned smart phone.  In this blog, I will provide context for this product, highlight some of its key capabilities and tie HMM back to our vision for the post-PC era.   BackgroundAs part of our mobile strategy, we had been working on bringing virtualization to mobile devices with an initial focus on one use case – allowing enterprises to support employee-owned smart phones without compromising security, auditability and manageability of the corporate content that is present on the employee’s device.  We demoed VMware Mobile Virtualization...

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scottdavis

Project Horizon: The “Secure” Journey to the Cloud – Software-as-a-Service and the Compliant Enterprise

September 28, 2010
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Project Horizon: The “Secure” Journey to the Cloud – Software-as-a-Service and the Compliant Enterprise

An Office of the CTO Guest Blog By Noah Wasmer, Director of Advanced Development, VMware   At VMware, we love to read the latest Gartner and IDC reports, but what we love more than anything is our road trips into the field.  I am lucky enough to work in advanced development at VMware, and one of our biggest priorities is to get out in the field to better understand use cases – ensuring that the next generation technologies we develop and deliver are helping customers to solve real pain points.   On one such road trip, I had an opportunity to meet with several healthcare workers at Stanford Medical Center , where I was able to learn not...

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