As IT leaders look for cost-effective ways to secure their corporate infrastructure without hindering employee productivity or limiting device accessibility, the value of a modern management approach is coming sharply into focus. To ensure Tech Orchard is well positioned to address the growing demand for help transitioning successfully to the digital workspace, we are pleased to announce the addition of Tom Bollig to our team.
Tom will serve as an EUC (end-user computing) solutions engineer. In this role, heâ€™ll primarily be in the field assisting clients with implementing and managing VMwareâ€™s Workspace ONE powered by Airwatch and VMware Horizon. These platforms allow companies to capitalize on the value of unified endpoint management (UEM) and desktop and app virtualization to meet key business requirements and common use cases for the increasingly mobile workplace.
The Tech Orchard team made the pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the VMworld conference again this year.Â We were excited to see VMwareâ€™s continued focus on UEM and the future of the digital workspace. One of the biggest announcements this year was the official release of a much-anticipated co-management tool that provides a simple way to transition from SCCM, a legacy PCLM tool, to Workspace ONE Modern Management.
Apple and Windows 10 users, listen up! VMware has just announced a number of management and security enhancements as part of its Workspace ONE 9.7 release. Within these updates are a number of new functionalities for iOS 12 users and a provisioning package for Windows 10 users available through Dell Factory Services. To find out how to make the most of these enhancements, watch VMwareâ€™s six-minute video summarizing whatâ€™s new.
The advancement of technology and the current pace of conducting business have changed the way we think about solving problems. Todayâ€™s premier IT leaders are constantly challenged with identifying and eliminating siloed solutions. Meanwhile, they are looking to find and/or develop programs, applications and other technologies that are robust and easy to integrate, and that handle everything from systematizing operations and streamlining functionality to accomplishing multiple tasks at once. In other words, theyâ€™re looking for the â€śdigitalâ€ť Swiss Army knife.
IT teams are constantly tasked with managing devices that must be upgraded and transitioned between users. Plus, as the evolution of devices and operating systems continues, users and workplaces must evaluate the need for integrating new devices in the mix. Rather than spend countless hours and money setting up these devices to balance security needs and employee wants, VMwareâ€™s Workspace ONE is committed to enhancing the out-of-box experience (OOBE) for all devices using any OS.
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