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VMware extends enterprise social and cloud-based apps to iPad, Android

VMware Inc. this week introduced new iPad and updated Android applications from SlideRocket and Socialcast that it claims will help businesses empower a more agile, productive and connected enterprise.


September 28, 2011  


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VMware Inc. this week introduced new iPad and updated Android applications from SlideRocket and Socialcast that it claims will help businesses empower a more agile, productive and connected enterprise.

Modern business users are looking for more effective ways to connect to their applications and share information with their co-workers, partners and customers on mobile platforms, said Brian Byun, vice president and general manager, Cloud Applications, VMware.. According to Apple’s latest earnings report, 86% of the Fortune 500 are deploying or testing iPads, up from 75% last quarter.

The SlideRocket Player iPad app allows users to share engaging presentations, whether presenting to an audience across the table or across the globe. People can also invite someone to view a presentation from a simple link, while Socialcast iPad enables people to access their Socialcast community while on the road. Employees will be able to collaborate with co-workers from anywhere posting updates, sharing files and connecting on important work projects.