Bell Nursery, which grows 100 million plants annually, is reducing waste through a system consisting of Webalo’s mobile supply chain and inventory applications, deployed with VMware’s AirWatch enterprise mobility management. The solution is said to have cut waste in half and saved $7 million while decreasing gasoline and water usage substantially. Read more on KMWorld.
VMware continues to integrate AirWatch with other parts of its business, and now Identity Manager ties it to vCloud Air and vRealize. Read more on TechTarget.
Identity Manager is designed to be “consumer simple, enterprise secure,” enabling secure enterprise identity management with consumer-grade expectations. Read more on eWeek.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and Sanjay Poonen, VMware’s EVP and General Manager, End-User Computing, laid out their vision for mobility in the mobile-cloud era before a select group of journalists and analysts in San Francisco…The message: Companies that don’t adapt to that way of working will fail to thrive. Read more on CMSWire.
VMware is hoping to convince CIOs to centralize single sign-on access to all kinds of apps with Identity Manager, which can run in the cloud or on-site and also offers application provisioning and a self-service catalog. Read more on CIO.
VMware is taking its partnership with Apple to the next level by developing technology that makes it easier for enterprises to equip employees with iPhones, iPads and Macs. Read more on CRN.
When VMware paid about $1.5 billion for AirWatch in February 2014, it had high hopes for integrating the mobile device management provider’s products into its offerings and becoming a major player in the space. It appears that move has paid off, at least in the eyes of Gartner Inc., as the analyst firm has named AirWatch a “leader” in its famous “Magic Quadrant” for enterprise mobility management (EMM) suites. Read more on Virtualization Review.
The benefits of the [VMware acquisition of AirWatch] are beginning to come to fruition as the company has shown its grand vision of allowing mobile devices access to specific information in the corporate data center. Read more on TMCNet.
AirWatch has some new research on the use of mobile in the enterprise, in particular for mid-market companies. It splits the market into progressive and conservative adopters. Read more on Mobile Phone Development.
Paul Brubaker, director of U.S. federal government for Airwatch by VMware, joins FedScoop TV to discuss the cultural obstacles surrounding the adoption of mobility in federal government. Watch the video on FedScoop.