The rise of cloud-based SaaS applications from Evernote to Salesforce causes problems within the enterprise. IT staff struggle to facilitate some access to back-end systems whilst maintaining the necessary security and accountability. At the same time, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies intended to lower enterprise costs and raise employee satisfaction grapple with the practicalities of delivering simple, secure, auditable access to corporate assets. VMware’s Javier Soltero explores these issues, and asks what role virtualization may play in addressing both.
30th November to 1st December 2011