VMware sells over a million AirWatch licenses in India

VMWare buys AirWatch
VMware has sold over a million licenses of its VMware AirWatch Mobile Device Management solution to enterprises in India.

India is one of the fastest growing markets for its End User Computing business globally. AirWatch added enterprise clients such as Air Works, Axis Bank, Fullerton, IDFC Bank, Indigo Airlines, Mindtree, OYO Rooms, Wipro, and Zomato, among others.

VMware AirWatch Mobile Device Management enables businesses to enroll devices quickly, configure and update device settings over-the-air, and secure mobile devices by providing a simplified way to view and manage devices from a central admin console..

Arun Parmeswaran, managing director, VMware India, said: “India represents one of the top growth markets for VMware when it comes to End User Computing and, as a leader, we are excited about the opportunities that are emerging for our business.”

Air Works has tapped AirWatch to help on its enterprise mobility journey by assisting it to securely manage the applications, content and devices our teams use, without impacting the efficiency and quality.

Ravinder Pal Singh, global chief information and technology officer at Air Works, said: “Our IT roadmap has been designed around the mobility of our workforce who are constantly on the shop floor working on large airplanes. Our business model necessitates engineers to carry devices – whether they’re iPads or android devices – to work efficiently on the move.”

Vodafone Business Services has rolled out a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative with AirWatch to manage a variety of devices and platforms to offer freedom of choice and user experience to its employees.

Satish Mittal, SVP – Technology, Vodafone Business Services, said: “We’re playing right at the center of the mobility revolution the industry is witnessing today. We understand that a mobile workforce is crucial for the success of our business and have invested in ensuring this is a priority for our organization.”

OYO Rooms says its property-management solution helps connect nearly 5,000 properties via tablets.

Anurag Gaggar, VP – Product, OYO Rooms, said: “Delivery through the mobile platform is mission critical for us as we utilize the data gathered to update inventory, collate customer feedback and monitor performance.”

Fullerton India Credit selected AirWatch to leverage a unified platform that can empower workforce to work productively on the move.

Sudheer Prabhu, chief information officer (CIO) at Fullerton India Credit, said: “Having a connected and productive workforce is crucial to the success of how we interact with our customers. At Fullerton, we’ve always challenged the status-quo, whether it’s the services we offer, or the technology we adopt for our business.”