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Published: 26 Nov 2012

CIO Greg Taffet looked into mobile device virtualization to get a handle on the rapid adoption of mobile devices at U.S. Gas & Electric Inc., a fast-growing North Miami-based national reseller of natural gas and electricity. So did Barry Porozni, CIO at The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) in Philadelphia, where a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy started out modestly enough and keeps growing. Who wouldn't be intrigued? Mobile device virtualization promises the benefit that made server virtualization such a big hit in the enterprise: being able to run multiple operating systems on a single piece of hardware. Whereas cost savings on hardware was the primary driving force behind the adoption of server virtualization, the allure of mobile device virtualization is being able to provision dual personas on the same device -- one for work and one for personal computing. More on virtualization A return to the Garden of IT with mobile device virtualization? Virtualization capacity management: The right tools rule With dual personas, if a company wants to impose a strong ... Access >>>

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