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Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Enterprise Mobility, Networks, Smart Devices, Telecom, Wireless |

Virtualization: Its Benefits & Challenges

Virtualization: Its Benefits & Challenges

The needs of users to use same mobiles phones & tablets for personal & business purposes due to preference of corporate employees to bring their own device (BYOD), the needs of handset OEMs to try out different operating systems quickly in market, the needs of banks and cloud computing platform providers to reduce costs can be taken care through virtualization. This blog give details on virtualization covering its benefits and challenges. Virtualization is creating a virtual version of a hardware platform or an operating system (OS) or a device. The creation of virtual version happens by means of creating virtual machine. Host machine is the actual machine on which virtualization takes place and the guest machine or OS or device is the virtual machine. In Traditional architecture in which Operating system runs on the hardware, user will be able to use only one Operating system. Whereas in virtualization architecture, any number of Operating systems can run on same hardware, subject to the processing capability. Virtualization enables many applications &...

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Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Enterprise Mobility, Smart Devices, Wireless |

Enterprise App Store (EAS) – The Way Forward

Enterprise App Store (EAS) – The Way Forward

“By 2017, 25 percent of enterprises will have an enterprise app store”, according to Gartner. How does the IT department at an organization share enterprise apps to employees who are geographically distributed and/or have their own devices? Gone are those days when IT used to enjoy complete control over company owned devices.  The growing trend of BYOD adds to difficulty in protecting corporate networks and addressing privacy concerns. A move towards transparent and flexible solutions is necessary. Can they be hosted on Public app stores? A big ‘No’ because public app stores aren’t suitable for enterprise needs: Enterprise apps shouldn’t be visible outside corporate boundaries These are much more than “99 cent” apps both in terms of cost and complexity. Need to maintain high levels of security App filtering based on role, department, etc. Embedding intelligence to avoid using apps whose license is either expired or in conflict with other entitlements To overcome these problems IT departments have turned towards Enterprise App Stores as a viable solution that provides...

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