Modern Mobility:

AirWatch


July 12, 2017  1:42 PM

Former Citrix CEO defends company against VMware

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Citrix, Desktop virtualization, Enterprise mobility, VMware

Sanjay Poonen, VMware's chief operating officer, actively promotes his company on Twitter -- sometimes at the expense of competitors. In the past few weeks, Poonen tweeted a news story about BlackBerry's declining software...

February 2, 2017  1:42 PM

‘Dangerous’ AirWatch security flaws found in Android apps

Ramin Edmond Profile: Ramin Edmond
AirWatch, Android, Enterprise mobility, malware, Security, VMware

Even mobile security software sometimes falls prey to vulnerabilities. VMware this week issued a security advisory regarding vulnerabilities with its AirWatch Agent and Inbox apps for Google Android. Agent, the app for enrolling devices in AirWatch, detects


October 4, 2016  9:16 PM

BlackBerry joins AppConfig Community (finally)

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, BlackBerry, Citrix, Enterprise mobility, mobile application management

The AppConfig Community's membership ranks continue to grow. BlackBerry, newly freed from its hardware chains, has joined AppConfig, a vendor consortium that promotes the...


October 4, 2016  1:48 PM

Wanted: A way to block iOS updates

Ramin Edmond Profile: Ramin Edmond
AirWatch, Apple, Apple iOS, Enterprise mobility, iOS 10, iPhone

ATLANTA -- Apple does not give EMM products the power to block iOS updates. That capability is near the top of many IT pros' wish lists. Enterprise mobility management (EMM) software is at the mercy of operating system vendors. If an OS vendor doesn't provide an API for a certain feature, EMM...


September 14, 2016  3:15 AM

Three mobile conferences to consider this fall

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
AirWatch, IT conferences and events, Microsoft, VMware

Microsoft, VMware AirWatch and JAMF Software highlight a busy autumn tech show season. Microsoft Ignite Sept. 26-30, Atlanta This one’s a doozy, clocking in at five days and nearly 500 sessions. It attracts Microsoft IT pros and developers alike, who can find


August 10, 2016  4:32 PM

Citrix and Microsoft make a formidable mobile tag team

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Citrix, Enterprise mobility, IBM, Microsoft, mobile application management, MobileIron, VMware, windows intune, XenMobile

The battle lines have been drawn in the enterprise mobility management market. On one side we have the AppConfig Community, whose member vendors want to standardize mobile application management (MAM) through the use of built-in features at the operating system level. Standards do a lot to help...


May 24, 2016  11:36 PM

Citrix: ‘We have not committed’ to AppConfig

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Citrix, Citrix Synergy, IBM, mobile application management, MobileIron, VMware

LAS VEGAS -- Citrix is considering membership in the AppConfig Community but has not yet decided to join. That's the word from Manoj Raisinghani, vice president of product marketing for Citrix's mobility platforms. He discussed the company's thought process around joining AppConfig during an...


May 6, 2016  3:20 PM

BlackBerry, Citrix to join AppConfig Community

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Apple iOS, BlackBerry, Citrix, IBM, mobile application management, VMware

Any successful effort to establish technology standards needs buy-in from all major stakeholders. The AppConfig Community, which aims to promote mobile application management standards, is about to take significant steps towards that goal. BlackBerry and Citrix will join AppConfig, according to...


March 29, 2016  7:52 PM

Citrix has abandoned Dynamic Containerization for public apps

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Apple, Citrix, Citrix Synergy, IBM, mobile application management, MobileIron, VMware, XenMobile

Remember last year's Citrix Synergy, where Citrix previewed new technology that could containerize any mobile app on the fly? It really got people talking. Typically, developers have to build different versions of their apps to work with different mobile application management (MAM) products....


January 27, 2016  8:50 PM

AirWatch sees huge growth as VMware prepares to cut 800 jobs

Ramin Edmond Profile: Ramin Edmond
AirWatch, VMware, VMware Fusion, VMware Workstation

Despite laying off its entire Workstation and Fusion groups, VMware will not discontinue those products. "Not at all," a VMware spokesperson said. "In some cases, roles and responsibilities associated with particular businesses will be moved to other regions and office locations." As part of...


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