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Secure and Manage your Virtual Desktops

Created: 26 Jun 2012 • Updated: 04 Sep 2012
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End-user computing environments evolve continually, leading to increasingly mobile users that require access to their data and applications anytime from anywhere. Virtual Desktops are hence a critical component in delivering data and applications to any device, anywhere and anytime.  Such virtual access is often misconstrued to be an easy and manageable solution, while in reality, it is IT’s worst nightmare.  Virtual access to thousands of users brings security and manageability challenges.

Symantec and VMware’s partnership combines the industry leading solutions from both organizations to deliver secure and easy-to-manage virtual desktops.  This solution will provide enterprises and IT service providers with a cost-effective way of leveraging on-premise VDI with the efficiencies and scalability of cloud computing.

Symantec’s award-winning security and management solutions integrate with VMwareView to enable organizations embrace the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives.  This solution provides secure and easy-to-manage virtual desktops that addresses flexibility, security and management concerns. 

The VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop enhances mobility and increases user productivity.  It is a fully validated architecture that provides end users with quick and easy access to applications and data across devices, locations and networks.  Symantec’s Workspace Streaming™, Endpoint Protection™, Client Management Solutions by Altiris™ and Validation & ID Protection (VIP)™ solutions provide security and management solutions to deliver secure and manageable virtual desktops.

Visit the VMware View Mobile Secure Desktop solution page to learn more.  Check out how Symantec secures and enables simplified management for your View® instances.