ChromeOS collaborates with Cameyo to enable Virtual App Delivery

Pranav Bhardwaj

ChromeOS collaborates with Cameyo

Cameyo, a leading provider of Virtual App Delivery solutions, has announced an integration with ChromeOS, enabling organizations worldwide to revolutionize their application delivery strategies. This integration introduces ChromeOS Virtual App Delivery with Cameyo, a solution that empowers businesses to effortlessly deliver a wide array of applications, from legacy software to modern SaaS tools, over the web.

This innovative approach eliminates the need for resource-intensive virtual desktops while ensuring seamless access to critical applications, resulting in enhanced productivity, improved security, and significant cost savings.

Major Highlights of the Collaboration

1. Simplifying Application Delivery

The collaborative effort between Cameyo and ChromeOS empowers organizations to effortlessly migrate their diverse application portfolio, including Windows, Linux, SaaS applications, and internal web apps, to the web. This transformation is achieved regardless of whether the applications are hosted in the cloud or on-premises data centers. The result is a streamlined application delivery process that bypasses the complexities of deploying full virtual desktops. 

According to Mario Zúñiga, IT Director at Fortune 500 manufacturer Sanmina, deploying applications with ChromeOS and Cameyo is remarkably simple. Session management, load balancing, and other intricacies are seamlessly handled by Cameyo, allowing organizations to focus solely on the applications they wish to publish.

2. Cost-Efficiency Redefined

Transitioning from traditional virtual desktop solutions, like VDI and DaaS, to Virtual App Delivery with ChromeOS and Cameyo offers substantial economic benefits. An Economic Validation study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) revealed an impressive 54% reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) when compared to virtual desktops. This reduction encompasses:

  • 82% Reduction in Hardware Costs: The combined effect of savings from ChromeOS IT expenses and Cameyo infrastructure expenditures leads to an 82% reduction in total hardware costs.
  • 75% Reduction in Licensing Costs: ChromeOS Virtual App Delivery with Cameyo adopts a per-named-user licensing approach, enabling users to access applications across devices without requiring a license for each device. This methodology results in a remarkable 75% reduction in licensing expenses.
  • 53% Reduction in Operational Costs: Traditional tasks associated with managing virtual desktops, such as configuring applications, provisioning, patching, and updates, are eliminated, resulting in a 53% reduction in operational costs.

3. Elevated Security Measures

The integration of ChromeOS and Cameyo reinforces organizations’ security posture across devices, applications, data, and networks. ChromeOS’s robust multi-layered security approach has never experienced a reported ransomware attack, bolstering data protection against existing and emerging threats. 

Both ChromeOS and Cameyo follow a Zero Trust security model, ensuring isolated access to apps and devices, minimizing network resource exposure, and enhancing data security.

4. Enhanced User Experience

The marriage of ChromeOS and Cameyo significantly enhances the end-user experience by providing unified access to all applications, eliminating the need for users to navigate distinct environments. This unified access is facilitated by:

  • Progressive Web Apps (PWA): ChromeOS Virtual App Delivery with Cameyo empowers organizations to swiftly deploy applications as PWAs through the Google Admin console. This enables users to launch applications seamlessly from the taskbar, akin to locally installed apps.
  • Native File System Integration: Cameyo’s integration with ChromeOS File System Connector grants users direct access to local folders and files from within virtual apps.
  • Effortless File Handling: Automatic file handling ensures that the appropriate virtual app launches based on file types, simplifying user interactions.
  • Clipboard Support: Seamless integration with ChromeOS Clipboard Connector delivers familiar copy-paste functionality across applications.

Global Availability

ChromeOS Virtual App Delivery with Cameyo is immediately accessible to organizations worldwide. The Virtual App Delivery Resource Center offers free access to valuable resources, including analyst reports, economic validation studies, and real-world customer stories. Organizations can also engage with ChromeOS + Cameyo experts for demonstrations and personalized cost analyses. You can get started by following this link.

The integration of ChromeOS and Cameyo marks a significant leap towards a more streamlined, secure, and cost-effective application delivery landscape. By combining the strengths of both platforms, organizations can transcend traditional constraints and embrace a new era of computing that optimizes productivity and enhances user experiences while mitigating costs and security risks.