Desktop virtualization strategy for mobile devices

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About Desktop virtualization strategy for mobile devices

For IT administrators, a solid desktop virtualization strategy can bring flexibility, security and improved productivity to the mobile workforce. A desktop virtualization strategy for mobile devices allows users to run desktop operating systems and applications on their smartphones and tablets, but without storing or processing any corporate data locally. In addition, with mobile virtualization offerings such as VMware’s Mobile Virtualization Platform, IT can keep corporate applications and data separate from personal applications and data on the same device. The resources in this section include news on desktop and mobile virtualization products, plus tips for developing a mobile and desktop virtualization strategy.