Scalable App Management with Workspace ONE – from BYOD to strictly managed
I had the pleasure to go through a private demo of Workspace ONE with the mobility experts at VMware AirWatch. I must say, I was quite impressed by the idea and the benefits that it brings to enterprises.
But let’s start from the beginning. VMware AirWatch integrated with VMware Horizon which made it possible to create a compact mobility solution called Workspace ONE.
Among other features, it addresses the app management challenge that many companies face, especially in the context of Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD). Users want to use any app, private as well as work related, on their private devices but IT wants to make sure the apps and content are securely managed. In order to do that, in most cases an MDM profile is required on the mobile device. BYOD users, however, do not want to install an MDM profile on their device.
Another challenge companies face is the variety of apps that they want to provision to the users on any device. On mobile devices, app usage can be restrictive as the screen size is not sufficient or the apps cannot be controlled with touch gestures. The portfolio of apps enterprises usually deal with are Windows apps, web apps, mobile apps (public and self-made), SaaS apps and a good number is still working with legacy Windows apps. How to be able to create a mobile strategy when all these apps need to be taken into consideration?
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