It appears that VMware has been on quite the acquisition kick lately, first with the $1.3 billion acquisition of its Palo Alto neighbor Nicira in 2012, and now with its largest acquisition in company history: the $1.54 billion purchase of mobile management and security firm AirWatch. The AirWatch acquisition is aimed at tightening companies’ security and peace of mind, particularly with regard to the growing use of mobile devices for work, referred to as “bring your own device” (BYOD).
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Citrix yesterday announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zenprise, a leading innovator in mobile device management (MDM).
Distributed desktop virtualization start up MokaFive has carved a niche for itself by simplifying the task of delivering enterprise IT managed Windows desktop environments to Apple Mac hardware without the additional cost and complexity of VDI environments.
Thin client vendor Wyse Technology has bought Montréal’s Trellia Networks in a bid to strengthen its software portfolio and diversify into SaaS based mobile device management (MDM) in a deal that the company said will extend its vision of “MDM made easy.”