Motorola, Softbank Sign On for VMware Horizon Mobile

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http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware (NYSE: VMW) has confirmed that Motorola will ship smartphones in Japan sporting the virtualization kingpin’s Horizon Mobile service run through wireless carrier Softbank Telecom as a managed cloud service, available for trials starting Dec. 10, according to a VMware blog post. The Horizon Mobile service, formerly called Mobile Virtualization Platform (MVP), is VMware’s answer to BYOD, or technology enabling employers to accommodate workers bringing their own devices to the workplace yet still securing confidential corporate data on them. The solution, initially built for Google (NAS (IT news)