Tired of getting an awesome corporate phone to use, only to be forced to use a secondary, crappier phone you don’t like as much, or do you simply hate using two phones, one for work and one for personal use? Well LG has partnered up with VMware Horizon Mobile, to provide an awesome solution to this problem. With a successful collaboration between LG and the leader in OS virtualization, VMware, LG has come up with a great dual-persona solution that was good enough to name them an Internation 2012 CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree.
The phone used in said project is the LG Revolution 3D, which will be available on Verizon’s network soon – Verizon also happens to be partnered up with VMware to offer similar solutions to various corporate communications. The Revolution by LG with VMware Horizon Mobile, is one of the world’s first single mobile device, with dual personas, using virtualization, as well as LTE. That’s right, real dual persona, not just a social and work profile you can switch between on sense devices, for example. The application is titled “Privacy & Business,” on the phone, and the user of the phone would be able to cycle through profiles, which would essentially be a work or business profiles, and the second, a personal profile, with their favorite apps and games. “This device also facilitates enterprise IT organizations in enforcing IT governance policies, particularly around data security and device manageability.” Continue reading