Applications are the key to end-user computing, but they haven’t always been the industry’s focus. Security fears around BYOD and the consumerization of IT put the spotlight on mobile device management and, later, EMM. And the flood of major software vendors into that market kept our attention there for much of the past decade. That will change this year.
Mobile app analytics and monitoring are the new “it” technologies in end-user computing. Two months after Cisco acquired AppDynamics, VMware has snapped up Apteligent. The deal will bring mobile app user experience (UX) and performance monitoring capabilities to VMware’s existing digital workspace products, senior vice president Sumit Dhawan said in a blog post. Lack of user buy-in is one of the main reasons that enterprise mobility projects fail.
Biographical details of Tibbets from beginning to end—his first experience in an aircraft as a child, the pragmatic dressing down of a superior that almost ended his career in North Africa, the resulting assignment to transport flying that made him a superlative all-condition multi-engine pilot, and finally the steely will that forged the 509th Composite Group and delivered the first atomic bomb—make clear that the bomber pilot was the jewel bearing on which the naval campaign turned.