Oracle Expands Support for Secure Mobile Device Access to Desktop Applications

Oracle has introduced support for Android with Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 1.2 for tablets. The new Android support adds to the Oracle Virtual Desktop Client software portfolio for iPad, Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, which enables access to Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Sun Ray Software deployments, and helps organizations to deliver on corporate Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 1.2 for tablets provides new and enhanced touch screen gestures and support for Retina displays on newer iPads.

Additionally, Oracle announced Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 3.2 for desktop PCs, which now supports Windows 8 and provides enhanced support for USB peripherals.

"Enterprise adoption of mobile devices is expanding rapidly and users want access to their desktop applications from anywhere,” said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle. “The new Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for Android and enhancements for iPad and other platforms help organizations provide mobile workers with secure access to their applications and data.”

More information is available about Oracle Desktop Virtualization Clients