Mobile Virtualization Helps Companies Embrace IT Consumerization

June 9, 2011 No Comments

As a growing number of enterprises consider a “bring your own” mobile device strategy, there is an increasing need for solutions that give end users access to corporate data while also providing assurance that corporate security and compliance guidelines will not be breached.

According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), two distinct approaches – mobile device virtualization and client virtualization mobile extensions – each offer unique benefits that can help enterprises embrace the consumerization of IT that has begun to rapidly infiltrate companies across the board.

When companies extend client virtualization to mobile devices, employees gain the ability to access their desktop whenever and wherever they have a viable network connection to the corporate datacenter. This allows workers to remain productive despite their physical location. Additionally, since the data is typically not downloaded to the local access devices, IT can rest assured that sensitive information will not be compromised.
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