Spotlight: VMware puts its money where mobility is


VMware's $1B-plus purchase of AirWatch gives the virtualization company a big step forward in mobile computing, according to industry watchers. AirWatch makes Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software--although analysts call it "a pure-play Mobile Device Management company," which just goes to show that the market is so hot people can't keep up with the buzzwords. Sister sites FierceWireless and FierceMobileIT offer perspectives on the deal for customers and competitors alike.