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CSC Announces CSC MyWorkStyle Virtual Desktop and Device Management Offerings Based on VMware Horizon Air and AirWatch

CSC today announced an enhancement of its CSC MyWorkStyle Virtual Desktop and Applications (VDA) along with Device & Mobility Management (DMM) offering to address the fluctuating demands of large- and mid-sized enterprises and the needs of low-volume users. 

CSC will now offer VMware Horizon Air and VMware AirWatch as part of the CSC MyWorkStyle VDA & DMM portfolio reinforcing ‘cloud first’ strategy.

CSC MyWorkStyle VDA delivers fully-managed personalized desktop workplace solutions – your applications, any device, any time – via a flexible utility commercial model. Delivery of VDA through the VMware Horizon Air platform extends deployment and consumption options for customers. VMware Horizon Air’s OpEx oriented model allows clients to achieve significantly faster implementations of cloud-based virtual desktops and applications to support the scalability and flexibility demanded by today’s businesses. With VMware AirWatch, organizations can easily advance mobile initiatives using an on-premises or cloud deployment model – to easily secure and manage variety of devices across multiple mobile platforms and operating systems. Customers can now also take advantage of Windows 10 migration services based on VMware AirWatch.

CSC is enabling a consistent user experience for clients by layering its comprehensive service wrapper on top of VMware Horizon Air and VMware AirWatch.

“CSC MyWorkStyle VDA & DMM using VMware Horizon Air and VMware AirWatch is an exciting development which extends our VDA offering beyond large enterprises to mid-size firms,” said Stephen Hilton, executive vice president and general manager of CSC’s Global Infrastructure Services. “Clients will be able to access cloud desktops and applications with greater flexibility and agility, while maintaining the trust and confidence that CSC delivers every day for the millions of desktops we manage globally. Building on the strong foundation of our collaborative partnership, CSC is offering flexible services delivered on a next-generation technology platform from VMware – all with the enhanced compliance, service immediacy and user experience that clients expect.”

The CSC MyWorkStyle VDA offering running on VMware Horizon Air enables clients to:

  • Provision cloud-hosted, secure desktop and application services on demand
  • Rapidly transition from proof-of-concept to production
  • Support any device anywhere over the internet
  • Leverage CSC Workplace Access Broker to provide enhanced federated security and identity access management for hybrid cloud scenarios

The CSC MyWorkStyle DMM offering based on VMware AirWatch enables clients to:

  • Secure endpoints and data across user, application and devices for management through a single plane
  • Manage full application lifecycle across devices
  • Enable a single workspace across devices to improve productivity

“We are delighted to extend our strong partnership with CSC, as they add our secure digital workspace solutions, VMware Horizon Air and VMware AirWatch to the CSC MyWorkStyle VDA and DMM services portfolio. With innovative solutions from VMware, organizations can support important IT initiatives now, as well as in the future, while empowering organizations to realize the benefits that business mobility offers,” said Sanjay Poonen, executive vice president and general manager, End-User Computing and head of Global Marketing and Communications for VMware.

These offerings are available for customers immediately. To learn more about it, go to CSC next generation workplace services.

Together, CSC and VMware offer a robust portfolio of hybrid cloud services and solutions that combine VMware technologies with CSC services, expertise, and support to guide mutual clients on the journey to an “as a service,” cloud-enabled enterprise, accelerating cost savings and speeding time-to-market.

Published Thursday, June 02, 2016 10:37 AM by David Marshall
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