Access, Audit and Affordability: Balancing the Three A’s of Your Mobile Workforce
Access, Audit & Affordability: Balancing the three ‘A’s of your mobile workforce BRIAN GAMMAGE CHIEF MARKET TECHNOLOGIST, END-USER COMPUTING1
The Way the world was… an application you own, running on a server you own Control Through Ownership Using a network you own to connect to… • Change is hard and highly managed • Software implemented from the center out • Difficult to adjust to Using software you users needs own on a Windows desktop you own People you Employ2
How the World is… Apps live in many clouds and are easily procured without IT IT Dealing with Always connected, Fundamental Loss of via 3G, 4G and Control & Relevancy public or personal wifi • Inability to track, control or secure information assets • Can not remove Non-owned devices access you didn’t grant and multiple Non- Windows OSs • Serious compliance concerns Employees, Contract ors Outsourcers, Partner s Citizens, Students3
The New Rules to Follow 1. Withdraw from managing devices • Non-scalable • Breeds inertia • Forces a focus on cost, not results 2. Downsize the unit of investment and audit • From platforms to applications and services • Activity, not access audit trails • Continual improvement, not ‘big bang’ renewal 3. Make the infrastructure less visible to users • Shifts the focus to the result, not the means • Designed for change – ready for next year’s new ‘thing’ too But remember: new fixtures must fit with the plumbing4
Architect for Change Policy Engin • Standardize e connections, not • By user and user assets group • Activity-level tracking • Rules the map access and control type to permitted • Legacy and new activity services • Extensible platform (external too) Hub Service Single Catalog Sign- on • Easier for the user • All credentials under IT control5
VMware Horizon: a Platform for Workforce Mobility Transform: Simplify desktops, diverse apps and data into centralized services Broker: Manage & Secure centrally and broker services to your workforce by policy Deliver: Empower your workforce with flexible access across devices, locations and connectivity6
The Triple A Rating That Matters Access From any device, any location – according to policy Audit Activity level – who did what, with what from where Affordability Zero unit marginal cost for new assets or locations7
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