Technical Approaches

There are three technical approaches you can use to securely integrate apps with AirWatch. Most commonly, developers use a combination of the AppConfig Community best practices along with the VMware AirWatch® SDK™ to meet the desired outcome.

Primary Use Case Supported App Types Development Effort Deployment
AppConfig Community An open and native approach ideal for most common use cases iOS, MDM & Android for Work* Enrolled devices only
VMware AirWatch SDK Code library for use cases requiring deeper integration with AirWatch Any
VMware AirWatch App Wrapping Provides a subset of SDK functionality, only compatible with specific types of app development platforms and libraries Most**

*Per-app VPN is an exception and does not require Android for Work
**Wrapping is not compatible with Android for Work enrolled devices