Continually, when I read public articles relating to VMwareâ€™s Workspace ONE solution, the highlights focus on identity management, application delivery and device Management. I agree, these are the core facets of the solution. Yet not much conversation is centered around the functionality of these topics in unison, providing a holistic security solution for any size enterprise.
In todayâ€™s world, thereâ€™s a growing concern of how to secure confidential information on all endpoints that have access to corporate resources. There are always drastic means of completing this task, but how can you balance that security against an efficient (and friendly) end-user experience? This is where Workspace ONEâ€™s niche comes to life.
As the world becomes increasingly connected, it becomes easier to get online from anywhere. This creates benefits for employers, such as allowing flexible work schedules and remote work. At the same time, it exposes the enterprise to potential threats by cybercriminals.
More organizations are turning toward computing solutions that allow employees to stay connected and work on the go. While the upside is too good to pass up â€” decreased downtime and increased communication â€” companies need to be prepared for the inherent risks of enterprise mobility.
Most businesses today continue to sink a large portion of their IT budget into Microsoft Windows desktop/server OS, config management and Office products, with an overwhelming trend in adopting a cloud model. Therefore, employees are consuming Office apps on mobile devices almost as much as traditional PCs. Â
Last October, we shared an article from the VMware blog introducing the concept of easy onboarding using the combination of Microsoft AutoPilot and VMwareâ€™s Workspace ONE for devices running Windows 10. To simplify the onboarding process even further, a Dell and VMware partnership now makes it possible for devices to be delivered straight from the factory to the end user with AirWatch Auto Enrollment enabled upon first use.
At Tech Orchard, we are no strangers to the digital workspace, a space that is constantly evolving. We continue to see businesses challenged with balancing employee needs for productivity and mobile collaboration with a secure environment that features the same ease-of-use expected from a consumer-like experience. Underscored by the expanding bring your own device (BYOD) culture, the current digital workspace points to a clear need for unified endpoint management (UEM).