VMware Tunnel provides a secure and effective method for individual applications to access corporate resources. VMware Tunnel authenticates and encrypts traffic from individual applications on compliant devices to the back-end system they are trying to reach.
Whether it is for a global sales staff member, a traveling executive, or any other employee trying to access the company intranet from outside of the office, mobile access to enterprise resources is becoming a necessity in today’s work environments. This access extends to far more than just corporate email access. Your employees may require access to:
- Corporate intranet sites to keep up with internal announcements and collaborate with other employees.
- Other internal resources to gather Business Intelligence (BI) data, provide secure transactions, or fetch the most recent corporate updates from mobile applications.
VMware Tunnel makes it possible to meet all the requirements of employee access and IT security by providing a secure and effective method for individual applications to access corporate resources.
By serving as a relay between your mobile devices and enterprise systems, the VMware Tunnel authenticates and encrypts traffic from individual applications on compliant devices to the back-end systems they are trying to reach.
Use the VMware Tunnel to access the following internal resources over HTTP(S):
- Internal Web sites and Web applications through VMware Browser.
- Any other enterprise system accessible over HTTP(S) from your business applications through AirWatch App Wrapping.
The VMware Tunnel also helps to enable BYOD in your organization. By separating access between personal and business applications and data on your device, a device can be thought of as having two owners: an employee with business needs and an ordinary user with personal needs. The VMware Tunnel allows business applications to access your enterprise systems over HTTP(S) but keep end-user personal applications segregated by preventing enterprise access.
Because the VMware Tunnel is architected as part of Workspace ONE UEM, administrators can view an intuitive and action-oriented display of mobile access information directly from the Workspace ONE UEM console. System administrators are put in the position of managing proactively instead of reactively by easily identifying at-risk devices and managing exceptions.