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Sierraware Unveils SierraVisor Dual Persona, a Complete BYOD Mobile Stack

With SierraVisor Dual Persona, Mobile Devices Can Simultaneously Run a Business VM and a Personal VM

Sunnyvale, CA, May 2, 2014 - Sierraware, the embedded virtualization company, today announced the availability of SierraVisor Dual Persona for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) applications. SierraVisor Dual Persona enables mobile device manufacturers and service providers to cost-effectively roll-out smartphones and tablets with a personal-use operating system and a secure, corporate-managed operating system. This is all secured using SierraSHIELD, an ARM TrustZone-based anti-malware engine.

Leveraging Sierraware's powerful virtualization platform, SierraVisor Dual Persona offers service providers competitive differentiation and a potential new revenue stream from the lucrative enterprise market. SierraVisor Dual Persona supports leading operating systems such as Linux and Android. With a wide range of supported SOCs ranging from low cost Cortex-A7 and feature rich Coretex-A15, Coretex-A9 and 64-bit ARM architecture like Cortex-A57 and Cortex A53. In addition, manufacturers and service providers can add the SierraTEE Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) to their ARM TrustZone-enabled devices.

SierraVisor Dual Persona:
  • Includes high performance OpenGL and OpenGL ES drivers, allowing seamless ability to run games and apps.
  • MDM/MAM and security controls to protect corporate BYOD instances.
  • TrustZone enabled, DRM and Miracast compliant secure data path for all guest operating systems.
  • Protects sensitive data and from malware attacks with Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) support for every guest operating system.
"Businesses need to enforce corporate security policies on mobile devices, but employees will continue to want to install personal applications on their phones. SierraVisor Dual Persona offers employees freedom without exposing corporate data," said Gopal Jayaraman, CEO of Sierraware. "SierraVisor Dual Persona, a source code SDK, allows hardware developers and service providers to rapidly bring BYOD products to market. Sierraware provides comprehensive porting and professional services to ensure customer success."

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About Sierraware
Sierraware, founded in 2011, is a leading provider of virtualization and security solutions for ARM processors. Sierraware offers the SierraVisor Hypervisor, the SierraTEE Trusted Execution Environment, and communications and media toolkits for a wide range of ARM architectures. For more information, visit