6 Criteria That Help You Separate the EMM “Sheep” from “Goats”

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Sheep Versus Goats My high school German teacher had a saying: “Midterm exams separate the sheep from the goats.” From a sheep-herder’s perspective, sheep are superior. I grew up in cattle country with little regard for the neighboring county’s sheep-herder population, but I still held onto the idea. Someday, I would understand its meaning. When I accepted a position to evaluate enterprise mobility management (EMM) products, I was reminded of Herr Samson’s words, and Read more [...]

Is Standardization IT’s Friend or Foe—or Both?

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Exploring Part I of the *New* Digital Workspace Story Map Getting the Digital Workspace Story Map Straight Here at VMware, we have talked about the digital workspace story for years. But if you put 10 people in a room and ask them what a digital workspace is or how to get there, you will get at least 25 very interesting and very different answers. The Journey to the Digital Workspace Story Map Many of us technologists jump right into an architectural discussion or show off a cool demo focusing on Read more [...]

Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure—It Keeps Getting Better!

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Don’t you love it when a good thing just gets even better? Like when your smartphone can double as your SLR camera or your thermostat can also water the plants? We at VMware definitely do and recently worked our magic on our VMware Horizon® Cloud Service™. Earlier this year, we announced the Horizon Cloud service. Horizon Cloud is a software service from VMware that allows customers to easily and cost-effectively deploy cloud-hosted or on-premises virtual desktops and apps to any Read more [...]

Calling Mobility Partners! Don’t Miss EUC Sessions at Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017

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Want to grow your VMware AirWatch license and services sales and keep up with the digital workspace trend? Curious about what’s new and what’s next for VMware Partners? Look no further. Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 is almost here! Join VMware executives, partner teams and fellow technology partners in Las Vegas, Aug. 27 and Barcelona, Sept. 11. Developed with mobility partners in mind, the end-user computing (EUC) content is more robust than ever! You’ll hear the latest Read more [...]

Modernize PC Management: Windows 10 Migration Blueprint

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The migration to Windows 10  is a top-of-mind concern for organization’s today. More than just a new version of Windows, Windows 10 is a completely different platform. Part of what makes it so different is its approach to management and security. Designed to use modern IT primitives, Windows 10 makes traditional management practices obsolete. As such, Windows 10 migration brings in a new age of device management and security. Windows 10 Management Overview Video – AirWatch Traditional Read more [...]

Empower the Digital Workspace: The VMware Customer Perspective

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At VMware, we believe that a digital workspace gives you the ultimate freedom to use any app on any device in any place. You should enjoy frictionless access to apps no matter where they reside, from legacy to RDSH and web-based apps, with single sign-on for simple access. Attendees at our recent EUC Insights 2017 event did a great job of defining what a digital workspace means to them. VMware employees rely on digital workspaces every day—even when everything else goes wrong. Over the next Read more [...]

Newly Updated: Reviewer’s Guide for On-Premises VMware Identity Manager 2.9.1

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The Reviewer’s Guide for On-Premises VMware Identity Manager 2.9.1 has just been updated. This updated Reviewer’s Guide describes the newest features of VMware Identity Manager (formerly called Workspace Portal), such as enhanced Microsoft Office access. VMware Identity Manager has long provided conditional access control for any Office 365 clients that use modern authentication. VMware Identity Manager now also includes enhanced conditional access policies for Office 365 clients that Read more [...]

VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business

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Optimizing Skype for EUC Is the Only Way to Go You can run Skype for Business inside Horizon 7 virtual desktops without negatively affecting the virtual infrastructure and overloading the network. During Skype audio and video calls, all media processing takes place on the Windows client machine, instead of in the virtual desktop,. To learn more about the Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business, watch the following two videos (each 10 minutes long) that provide a technical overview of the Read more [...]

Hurry! Our 10 Most Popular EUC Sessions @ VMworld Are Filling Up Fast!

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We’re less than one month away from VMworld. And with thousands already registered for what promises to be the biggest end-user computing (EUC) event of the year, space is nearly gone in our top sessions. From an action-packed EUC spotlight keynote to immersive hands-on labs, VMworld promises to be the one EUC event you can’t afford to miss. Join us at VMworld. Get started here. We have nearly 100 sessions dedicated to all things digital workspace, virtual desktops, enterprise apps, Read more [...]

VMworld Is Coming Soon. Which Cloud Sessions Will You Attend?

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As the dog days of summer begin to wane, the excitement and anticipation of VMworld 2017 begins to rise. Customers wait with bated breath to hear the latest VMware announcements and listen to industry experts. VMware speakers and staff gear up to demonstrate the latest and greatest features and share our vision for the future. And it goes without saying that everyone is ready to party with customers and partners in Las Vegas, Aug. 28–31, at the Mandalay Bay resort and in Barcelona, Sept. 11–14, Read more [...]