VMware - secure access goes virtual
Security-conscious IT managers stand to gain a promising new option today, as a novel tool from software virtualisation pioneer VMware enters beta testing.
VMware ACE (Assured Computing Environment) is designed to provide a virtual machine (VM) desktop that can link to corporate networks and applications with precisely-tailored permissions.
It could offer an attractive means to govern access rights for mobile staff, teleworkers and contractors.
By Roger Howorth at vnunet.
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