VMware and Google expand partnership for better mobile working

VMware an enlarged partnership with Google announced . Objective of the partnership is according to VMware to accelerate the use of Google Chromebook and deliver an optimal equipment for mobile working in combination with VMware workspace one. Workspace one with VMware AirWatch and horizon is now available for Google Chromebook.

 Google and VMware announce extended partnership (pictures: Google and VMware)

VMware workspace one, which has presented the company in February 2016, organizations that employ Chromebook, a secure authentication and management of applications aimed at whether in the cloud, via the Web or virtual, the company says. While the platform of IT offers the opportunity for integrated endpoint management, end users will benefit from a uniform access to their applications across different mobile devices. By which organisations with VMware workspace one monolithic “silo”-free applications and requires no complex strategy for the management of mobile devices more, they can push the digital transformation all the more faster so VMware.

“VMware works since 2015 with Google, to secure Android -Geräte-and applications to offer, most recently with expanded support for Android enterprise”, said sumit Dhawan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, end user computing, VMware. “This partnership demonstrates our ongoing commitment to provide our customers with the freedom and flexibility to use the device of their choice and provide them with the necessary applications on any device.”   

 Acer Chromebook 14 (image: ZDNet) Acer Chromebook 14 (image: ZDNet)

chrome OS offers multiple levels of protection, including various security modules. These include among other TPM chips for the encryption, a data integrity check at boot, sandboxing technologies for the isolation of suspicious activities and full-disk encryption for data protection. Along with workspace one on Chromebook IT administrators to benefit from additional security functions in the deployment, configuration, and security Web and SaaS applications. Also the extension of native Android applications will be integrated in joint cooperation. In addition, Windows programs also by means of virtual applications and desktops over VMware Horizon 7 can as well as ready made VMware horizon cloud. Access to these applications and desktops are backed up and provided about workspace one Datacenter is possible by means of dynamic context decision procedures. End users receive instant access to their digital workspace that includes your personalized application catalogue by simple single sign-on (SSO). IT in turn benefits improved data security and central management and deployment of applications, so the provider from one.

“we watch a continuously positive demand from our corporate customers for chrome OS, because we work hard to provide them with the necessary speed and reliability, as well as to make the operation and the exchange of data and thus the joint work as easy as possible,” explains Rahul Sheth Director of product management for chrome OS on Google. “It will enable our customers our partnership with VMware and integration with VMware workspace ONE, easy and secure applications on chrome OS devices to provide – and that of Windows over the Web toward mobile apps.”

“For the success of an endpoint OS, application ecosystems are enormously important”, said Phil Hochmuth, Program Director, enterprise mobility at IDC. “the growth of the chrome OS application ecosystem has improved the quality of the user experience platform. To support the management and delivery of business applications, it is a logical step to add chrome OS devices to VMware workspace ONE.”


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