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IGEL releases support for VMware Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux

By Ryan Morris-Reade
Wed 8 Dec 2021

IGEL has announced support for VMware Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux, simplifying device management from a single view for greater visibility and compliance.

The provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces says this will facilitate communication between IGEL OS-powered devices and the Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) console.   

"With the development of Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux, VMware has affirmed its view of the importance of Linux devices at the endpoint," says IGEL vice president, Business Development, Bill McCarthy.

"IGEL is pleased to deliver rapid support for the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux to empower its customers with unified visibility to improve their endpoint asset management, productivity and insights," he says.

"This is another landmark step in our strategic journey to deliver greater integration for VMware Horizon users as they leverage the anywhere workspace for a productive and engaging user experience."

Thousands of IGEL customers already use IGEL OS to access VMware Horizon desktops and workloads every day. The expanded partnership extends the value of Workspace ONE to include IGEL OS endpoints, regardless of location.

"IGEL is a valuable VMware partner, and we're pleased to see the delivery of their support for Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux," says VMware VP of Product Management, End-User Computing, Jason Roszak. 

"Linux devices are a strategic component in the fabric of today's enterprise environments, and we're excited to empower customers that have embraced IGEL OS with a simple and more secure solution to manage their apps and devices in a single view. 

He says by using Workspace ONE Intelligence and data aggregation, their mutual customers can better manage enterprise complexity and security without compromising on user experience.

"Together, IGEL and VMware are advancing the visibility, manageability and compliance of Linux devices at the endpoint," he adds.

Hans Kraaijeveld, the end-user computing architect at Fondo, says the result of the collaboration is helping their mutual customers simplify device management, achieve greater insights, and further enhance the experience for users working anywhere they want.

Support for the VMware Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub for Linux will be available as a custom partition that can be deployed to IGEL OS devices, allowing them to be enrolled into Workspace ONE. This enables IGEL OS and Workspace ONE to offer management capabilities that include asset management and insights for IT productivity and compliance processes. 

The two companies are also collaborating on cloud connector technology for IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS) and VMware Workspace ONE UEM, which will deliver increased management insights and policy-based control for VMware Horizon and IGEL users.
 

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