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VMware Unveils Horizon App Manager

Targeted squarely at the consumerization of IT trend exploding in workplaces worldwide, VMware Tuesday unveiled its Horizon App Manager. The management service, priced at $30 a user, is the first component to ship as part of the unified, virtual workspace vision the company unveiled as "Project Horizon" last summer.."It extends and it federates," said Noah Wasmer, VMware director of advanced development. For IT administrators, he said, Horizon App Manager enables real-time control and unification of enterprise-provided and public-cloud services within security assertion markup language (SAML) and open authentication (OAuth) guidelines. For users, it brings single-sign on (SSO) capabilities for corporate and personal cloud apps over a wide range of devices via a secure portal...

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