Digital workplaces offer new revenue streams; VMware

The ‘VMware State of the Digital Workspace' report highlighted security worries are still a concern

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Digital workplaces offer new revenue streams; VMware VMware has introduced updates to its Horizon portfolio of virtual desktops and applications
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  March 9, 2017

VMware has highlighted that 51% of EMEA organisations who carried out digital workspace initiatives saw improvements in their ability to bring new revenue streams online.

The ‘VMware State of the Digital Workspace' report, revealed that 57% of those who have transformed their digital workspaces saw improvements to mobile workforce effectiveness, 54% in user satisfaction with IT 47% to security of devices, desktops and applications.

The report also saw that 49% of IT and business decision makers saw an improvement in total management costs, faster application releases (34%), increased security of desktops and mobility devices (29%) and increased end-user effectiveness (28%).

Ian Evans, vice president, End-User Computing EMEA, VMware, said: "As we enter 2017, the industry is moving into the next phase of enterprise mobility where businesses have to deliver access to applications and resources of all types to end-users, customers and partners using any connected device."

Despite this, there are still concerns with security, budget issues, and skills.

VMware has introduced updates to its Horizon portfolio of virtual desktops and applications, including the debut of the VMware Horizon Cloud with IBM, VMware Horizon apps, and updates to VMware Horizon 7.

Soren Reinerstsen, IT architect, Siemens Windpower, said: "With VMware Horizon View, we are enabling our diversely located end users to remotely access business-critical 3D applications. This enables us to create a flexible and productive work environment for our employees regardless of their location, while also maintaining the safety and security of our data in Denmark."

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