VMware and Partners Join Forces to Bolster Enterprise Mobility and Business Continuity across Asia Pacific and Japan
Partner ecosystem mobilized to optimise business continuity plans and build resilience in customer operations
Singapore – May 26, 2020 – VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has mobilized its partner ecosystem across Asia Pacific and Japan to help customers connect, accelerate, scale and protect their organizational assets as they work through business and societal disruption. With unprecedented number of people now working remotely, VMware has teamed up with its partners to accelerate enterprise mobility to enable business continuity and resilience in the region.
By working closely with its partners, VMware has amplified its ability to help enterprises across the region implement their business continuity plans quickly, with minimal operational disruptions. The approach involves:
• Connecting and engaging workforces via Digital Workspace solutions with seamless access to critical applications via organizational or personal devices
• Accelerating the performance of enterprise applications as remote connections increase
• Scaling elastic capacity quickly as new remote users come online and service demand rises
• Protecting all endpoints as workers more securely access organizational assets remotely
“As our customers navigate challenges never faced before, it is no exaggeration to say the future of work has forever changed. In this new normal, customers need employees to be able to work seamlessly in a secure environment, anywhere, anytime,” said Uma Thana Balasingam, vice president, partner business, VMware Asia-Pacific and Japan. “Our partners continue to act as trusted advisors, helping customers adapt and thrive. They have been relied on to set up remote working capabilities, architect cloud and app infrastructure, and deploy intrinsic security solutions for many in a matter of weeks, and sometimes sooner. We are extremely grateful for all their efforts over the past few months.”
VMware partners from across APJ share their stories
“VMware has been a great support in helping the partner community evolve and adapt to the changing customer needs during this time. With VMware’s support, we can better understand customer buying behavior and support emerging business models with critical solutions”, said Subbaram Gowra, Managing Director at Gowra Bits & Bytes P Ltd.
“As customers navigate these challenging times, we are working with VMware to accelerate enterprise mobility for our customers. We want to enable customers to implement their business continuity plans seamlessly in a more secure environment, with minimal disruptions. VMware has a holistic approach and a complete range of solutions to help organizations work remotely and we are working closely with our customers to understand and anticipate their needs to provide them with solutions they find value in”, said Sanjay Patodia, CEO at Galaxy Office Automation Pvt. Ltd.
“As a system integrator, we believe it is our responsibility to continuously improve our customer’s productivity and business. These challenging times have affected how workers interact with corporate application and data daily. Security, manageability and user experience may be compromised if any challenges is not addressed correctly and quickly. VMware Horizon Family have both the maturity and flexibility to step forward as an answer, with its proven technology and strong collaboration with trusted public clouds,” said Edwin Octosa, Software Product & Delivery Director, PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika.
“Our COVID-19 experience pushes us to look at ‘work from home’ arrangement to keep the business going. Digital Workspace is the right solution to enable remote worker to become productive and efficient using consumer technology with enterprise grade security,” said Bong Paloma, Executive Vice President, Accent Micro Technologies Inc.
“The majority of our customers needed to activate their business continuity plans in less than a day and at a larger scale than what they had prepared for. Together with VMware, we were able to assist our customers through this challenging process effectively and with minimal disruption to their businesses,” said Lee Chong-Win, CEO of Logicalis Asia.
“COVID19 is the biggest ‘work from home experiment’ that we have experienced ever since we are in the end user computing space more than a decade ago. We have never seen a bigger surge, urgency and drastic adoption of virtual desktops and digital workspaces both on-premise as well as on the cloud. It is our partnership with VMware, a technology leader in Enterprise Mobility, that enabled us to provide essential services from home, remote services to support the healthcare, government, and telecommunications sectors,” said Moses Yeo, Managing Director, Net One Asia Pte Ltd.
"Today a growing number of businesses allows employees to work from home. Traditional face-to-face customer support shifts to online services and phone chat. We believe VMware has proven its technology leadership and helps businesses build or manage remote workplace with better flexibility. Thanks to partnership with VMware, we will continue to help customers maintain business continuity,” Jung-Woo Shin, Managing Director, CA Division, IROO INFO.
VMware’s push towards strengthening Asia’s enterprise mobility ecosystem follows the company’s recent enhancements to its technology portfolio to enable businesses to Connect, Accelerate, Scale and Protect businesses as they cope with the new normal:
VMware Workspace ONE to provide all employees with a more secure digital workspace on across any device, including personal mobile devices, desktops, and laptops. Harnessing the power of our Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) cloud computing solutions to enable maximum accessibility. The platform will also enable Users without a Windows device to remote access their Window’s desktop at work using VMware Horizon. In addition, VMware Assist allows remote live troubleshooting of devices.
VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud enables organizations to rapidly deploy highperformance branch access to cloud services or private data centers, giving them the ability to scale their networks swiftly to provide the workforce with optimized access to critical resources anytime, anywhere.
VMware Carbon Black Cloud to enable machine learning and behavioral analytics to empower security teams to harden, prevent, detect, and respond to any threat, vulnerability or risky system configuration in real-time. Thereby better securing endpoints and workloads for businesses to provide a safe and more secure digital workspace for their remote workforce.
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