One Device for On-the-Go Mobility & Desktop Productivity—Eliminate Compromise with VMware & Samsung

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VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon Client 4.5  are now available on the Google Play store. Both can be installed on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones and used with Samsung DeX Station, which enables USB connectivity to peripherals. The joint Samsung and VMware solution delivers a unified, digital workspace to keep end users productive. Users can seamlessly transition between their on-the-go mobile device and their full-size desk workspace that includes a monitor, mouse and keyboard. With Read more [...]

VMware Mirage Speeds Windows 10 Migration for Physical PCs

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You’ve decided that Windows 10 is in your future. Maybe you’ve even got designs on what that future should look like. But how do you get there? How do you move your legacy XP machines? How do you move your 32-bit Windows 7 machines? Your existing PC estate is vast, complex and interlinked. Regardless of how amazing you are as an administrator, it contains many unknowns and “gotchas” that have been burned into the images and control scripts by countless admins before you. VMware Read more [...]

Help’s on the Way with the New VMware Horizon Help Desk Tool

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Today, I’m very excited to share with you one of the new features in the VMware Horizon 7.2 release: the Horizon Help Desk Tool. I meet with many customers about their day-to-day management of Horizon, and I often get the same feedback. Organizations need a simple tool specifically for level one and two help desk/frontline support staff to provide basic, but frequent, help desk support for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and virtual app (published app) users. This could be a user saying Read more [...]

VMware Horizon 7.2 GA: What’s New with Skype for Business, a New Help Desk Tool & More

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Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of VMware Horizon 7.2, the next release of the premier platform for virtual desktops and applications. With the release of Horizon 7.2, customers get: An improved Microsoft Skype for Business user experience, A new tool to enable generalist IT staff to resolve the majority of end-user issues, Greater scalability and Updates to Linux virtual desktops. Skype for Business With Horizon 7.2, our optimized solution for Skype for Business is now Read more [...]

VMware AirWatch 101: Windows 10 Custom Settings Profile

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Did you opt out of an AirWatch Console upgrade, but wish you had access to its profile settings? Do you want Windows Insider devices to take advantage of pre-released CSPs? If so, then say hello to my little friend: the VMware AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management Windows 10 custom settings profile. Windows 10 Custom Profile Solution Overview Use the custom settings profile to deliver the newest functionality to managed devices. Configuring the profile is easy. First, navigate to the appropriate Read more [...]

Driving Toward a Digital Workspace? 6 Reasons to Attend vForum Online Summer 2017 (With 2 Bonuses)

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Thanks to the modern workforce, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) apps and mobile workflows, traditional ways of managing and securing users, apps and devices (and all that associated data) are starting to show some cracks in effectiveness. While this presents a challenge for IT, it also presents an opportunity—out with the old, in with the new. For many IT departments, now is the time to progress toward a digital workspace. With an ideal digital workspace solution in place, IT gains the simple, Read more [...]

Don’t Leave Holes in Your Office 365 Security Strategy

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Secure every access point to Microsoft Office 365 emails and data with VMware Workspace ONE. If your organization is like most, you’re either using Microsoft Office 365 or thinking about an Office 365 implementation. Since the data and email in Office 365 are vital to your business, you’ve probably thought through how to protect Office 365 with application access control policies. You need to ensure, however, that your policies protect all apps with access to Office 365. Imagine that Read more [...]

VMware Workspace ONE Updates: Elegant Experience for Employees & Government-Grade Security for IT

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Employees are the center of digital transformation. And while employees demand consumer-simple experiences, security is always at the forefront of IT’s mind. With the VMware Workspace ONE platform, our promise is to deliver a consumer-simple and enterprise-secure experience, for any app, on any device, and with this latest release, we continue to deliver on that promise. One requirement of enabling this any-app-to-any-device experience is the breakdown of silos between identity management and Read more [...]

VMware AirWatch Plugin for Jenkins

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Jenkins, an open source continuous integration solution, integrates with VMware AirWatch to automate lifecycle management for internal applications. Automating the delivery of new app builds to the AirWatch Admin Console ensures end users have access to the latest app features and fixes. Additionally, using the VMware AirWatch Plugin for Jenkins to automate, eliminates the overhead of manually uploading each new build to the AirWatch Admin Console. VMware AirWatch Plugin for Read more [...]

VMware Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)

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VMware was named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). “The EMM landscape has changed considerably over the past seven years and we have maintained a rapid pace of innovation to help customers prepare for the next generation of digital transformation,” said Sumit Dhawan, senior vice president and general manager, End-User Computing, VMware in today’s press release. “Using our industry-leading AirWatch EMM as the foundation for VMware Read more [...]