Mobile virtualization finds its home in the enterprise
Mobile virtualization boasts an array of use cases from cost savings for mobile device manufacturers to security for Obamaberries and other superphones. It also can give mobile devices dual personas. A hot topic today is the use case thats also of greatest interest to smartphone and tablet users enterprise mobility using virtualization in the enterprise to support secure corporate connectivity and productivity on-the-go.
Most discussions of enterprise mobility focus exclusively on the benefits of giving mobile workers access to corporate data, networks and applications. In theory, that means making workers more productive while saving on capital equipment costs. In practice, enterprise mobility often forces a choice between corporate security, or worker productivity and personal freedom.
Mobile workers around the world increasingly prefer to use their own smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices for both professional and personal communications and computing. This consumerization of enterprise IT, a natural consequence of smartphone and mobile applications growth, puts new pressures on companies to accommodate and secure employee-owned mobile devices.
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