PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/14 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today expanded its portfolio of validated desktop solutions for vertical industries to address challenges experienced by individual business sectors. The solutions meet specific performance, availability and security needs of vertical industries such as education, financial services, healthcare, government and manufacturing using the advanced technology found in VMware Horizon.
"President Barack Obama recently issued a memo to all federal agencies mandating that they do a better job offering telework and flexible work schedules to employees(i)," said Erik Frieberg, vice president, product marketing, End-User Computing, VMware. "VMware's Federal Secure Desktop solution for the Federal Government is just one example of how our broad portfolio of vertical solutions can help organizations achieve their mandate efficiently and securely. By working closely with customers across industries, we understand the various IT challenges they encounter every day, and can accelerate their desktop modernization initiatives using our tested and validated solutions."
Vertical Industry Solutions
VMware works closely with technology partners to create complete, tested and validated solutions for critical use cases within a particular vertical industry. VMware vertical solutions help accelerate the time to value and minimize risk for customers.
Focus verticals include:
"I'm excited about the level of visibility VMware Care Systems Analytics gives us into our EMR systems and supporting infrastructure," said Jason Theis, lead systems engineer, University of Colorado Health. "The solution gives us the ability to create role-based dashboards as well as shared dashboards that enhance communication between our geographically dispersed teams. It also automatically detects anomalies from the normal behavior of our environment and gives us a head start in troubleshooting by providing a list of potential root causes."
"The government IT landscape is changing rapidly. Establishing a virtual desktop infrastructure can help agencies address the multiple challenges introduced not only by increased mobility but also by the rising demand for multilevel security needed to support both in-house and mobile workers," said Shawn McCarthy, Research Director, IDC Government Insights.
VMware Vertical Solutions are available today.
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(i) FACT SHEET: The White House Summit On Working Families, June 23, 2014, Office of the Press Secretary, White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/23/presidential-memorandum-enhancing-workplace-flexibilities-and-work-life-