Mobile virtualization News
August 04, 2016
Citrix XenMobile will integrate with Microsoft Intune, so Citrix customers can manage Office mobile apps on XenMobile managed devices.
April 18, 2016
Virtual mobile infrastructure has yet to gain widespread adoption. It improves app and data security, but OS restrictions pose some problems.
January 12, 2016
As Citrix refocuses on its core offerings, the new XenMobile 10.3 gets the ability to manage desktop and laptop computers in addition to mobile devices.
May 08, 2015
Applications are the new stars of the enterprise computing show. Users love apps, but there are so many of them, and they can run on such a variety of different platforms, it's enough to make heads spin throughout IT departments and C-suites. This issue's cover story explores enterprise app stores and how companies can develop, provision and manage mobile apps through these secure portals. Other content in this issue includes a look at what not to mobilize, an in-depth explainer of virtual mobile infrastructure and a special Q&A with Citrix CEO Mark Templeton in the run-up to one of the industry's biggest events, Citrix Synergy.
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Virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) is a delivery platform which does not require an application or operating system (OS) to run locally on a mobile device. Continue Reading
With virtual mobile infrastructure, you can host a mobile OS in your data center and deliver it to just about any endpoint. But there are some obstacles to VMI's success, such as the need for Internet connectivity. Continue Reading
VMI provides the benefits of VDI without the disadvantages of operating a desktop on a mobile device. Remote mobile apps may be the way forward. Continue Reading
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Transmitting connected device data requires energy -- a precious commodity in IoT. Learn how WindSpring's IoT data compression technology aims to help ease the pressure on power. Continue Reading
They say two heads are better than one, but is dual functionality better when it comes to mobile devices? A variety of 2-in-1 devices offer the portability of a tablet with the functionality of a desktop. More companies are starting to adopt these hybrid tablets to improve employee productivity so, this month, we explore the benefits and challenges of 2-in-1s and the evolution of the market. Plus, readers get a look at one of the most unique 2-in-1 devices out there: Panasonic's rugged Toughbook 20.
More enterprise mobility management tools are offering unified endpoint management, which analyst Eric Klein explores in his column. Plus, we dig into the evolution of enterprise file sync-and-share tools and how virtual application delivery technologies for mobile devices have improved. In addition, editor in chief Colin Steele explains some upcoming changes to the e-zine.Continue Reading
Citrix's relationship with Microsoft grew closer at Synergy 2016 -- which is no surprise given that CEO Kirill Tatarinov used to work there -- but it also touted several other product updates and strategic alliances. Continue Reading
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Picture this: Your organization has a bunch of people who want to develop a mobility initiative, but they all work in different departments and have no reason to communicate with each other. Your mobile strategy stagnates.
Now, imagine all those people working together to create, implement and manage an ongoing approach to empowering mobile users. That's what a mobile center of excellence (MCOE) can provide.
This month's cover story delves into how these structured groups work, why they're important and who should be involved. Working in tandem with that strategy, organizations need to choose mobile app developers and designers carefully. This month's columns explore the options for staffing and app dev platform tools. Plus, we take a look at the IT certifications available to mobility professionals. And as the Citrix Synergy 2016 conference approaches, editor in chief Colin Steele chats with the company's new CEO, Kirill Tatarinov. Continue Reading
Virtual mobile infrastructure allows IT to retake control of mobile apps by keeping them housed in the data center rather than on users' devices. Continue Reading
New kid on the block virtual mobile infrastructure lets you run VMs with Android applications in the data center and then deliver those apps to any endpoint. Continue Reading