VMware’s dual-persona smartphones phones finally available to purchase


The first two phones to run VMware’s dual-persona software. VMware At long last, VMware’s dual-persona software for smartphones is available on actual devices. Today, VMware and Verizon Wireless announced that the Android-based LG Intuition and Motorola Razr M can now be purchased with VMware’s Horizon Mobile software, which separates the device into isolated partitions that keep a user’s work applications and data separate from personal stuff. VMware began promising virtualized smartphones in 2010 , claiming they would be available for sale in 2011. Samsung promised to support VMware’s virtualized phone vision in September 2011, and VMware started promising virtualization for iPhones and iPads in August 2012. We called it ” vaporware .” Samsung and Apple devices still aren’t running the dual-persona software, but it’s nice to see VMware phones finally materialize. VMware and Verizon said the Intuition and Razr M are immediately available for sale with Horizon Mobile software. Perpetual licenses to Horizon Mobile start at $125 per user and “can be purchased through local resellers of VMware and Verizon Wireless,” the companies said. Read 5 remaining paragraphs | Comments

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