VMware Horizon Mobile will give Verizon Wireless business Android smartphone users the option to use it for both professional and personal use. Employees often carry a personal and business smartphones to separate business and professional information. VMware has a software solution.
VMware Horizon Mobile provide a way for IT departments to securely provision, manage and de-provision a corporate mobile workspace (email, applications, data, etc.) to an employee. Personal and corporate profiles are kept separate.
VMware Horizon Mobile will be able to access and leverage the more than 250,000 applications available in the Android Market.
A video showing how it works, follows.
“Bring your own device’ into the enterprise is an increasingly important and challenging dynamic in today’s enterprises,” said Janet Schijns, vice president, Business Solutions Group, Verizon Wireless. “Verizon Wireless and VMware are delivering a compelling new mobile security and management experience leveraging our most reliable 3G and 4G LTE network along with the proven virtualization and cloud computing platform leadership of VMware to address this enterprise trend. Our enterprise customers can look forward to reduced expenses and increased employee latitude all in a secure environment – proving once again that the employee with the best technology rules.”
VMware Horizon Mobile will be available on Verizon Wireless smartphones in the coming months.