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VMware and SAP aim to simplify mobile app delivery

  • Lanier Norville By

VMware, Inc. announced today at VMworld an expanded relationship with SAP to help simplify mobile app delivery. Through a new integration, AirWatch by VMware customers will be able to secure and manage apps built on the SAP Mobile Platform with AirWatch EMM. AirWatch will also integrate with the SAP app store mobile place, with a goal of creating standard services to distribute applications through the SAP Mobile Secure portfolio and the AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform. The collaboration is expected to enhance the mobile user experience for managed business apps, according to the press release.

Specifically, administrators and users will benefit from solutions that can enable:

  • AirWatch customers to gain access to SAP Mobile Secure, SAP’s secure application distribution and management solution
  • AirWatch administrators to browse mobile place, the SAP Mobile Secure solution, to select applications relevant to their enterprise, enter company-specific configurations and then distribute the application using AirWatch to selected users
  • Users to access mobile place, the SAP Mobile Secure solution to find an application of interest and install the application on AirWatch managed devices without the need to contact IT.

Watch Sanjay Poonen discuss the news at VMworld:

For more information, read the press release.

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Lanier Norville

Lanier Norville

Lanier Norville has been writing and editing for online publications for six years. Before joining AirWatch, she was the editor of three medical technology magazines including the award-winning publication TechNation.

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