More articles by Pedro Hernandez

Wearable Device Shipments to Hit 168 Million Units in 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 19, 2014
A new forecast from Berg Insight predicts that the wearables market will explode in a few short years.
Smartphone Sales Jumped 20% in Q3: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 16, 2014
A strong iPhone 6 launch, demand from emerging markets and low-cost Android models from China helped drives sales of smartphones skyward during the third quarter.
UI Woes Slam the Brakes on Mobile App Projects
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 11, 2014
Half of all mobile app development projects run into trouble due to user interface issues.
Wearables Go Mass Market in 2015: Forrester
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 9, 2014
Next year is shaping up to be a tipping point for the wearable device market, according to a new forecast from Forrester.
Internet of Things to Revolutionize the IT Department: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Networks Article Published December 4, 2014
Say good-bye to business as usual. IDC expects IoT to have a transformational effect on the data center -- on entire organizations, in fact -- within just a few short years.
Microsoft Beefs Up Azure Websites Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published December 2, 2014
The company releases new analytics and self-service capabilities to help customers optimize their Websites and Web-based apps.
Tablet Market Slows While PC Vendors Stem Loses: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 26, 2014
Shipments of Apple's iPad are expected to drop by nearly 13 percent this year as tablet adoption slows.
Enterprise SaaS Goes Mission Critical: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published November 25, 2014
The research firm expects on-premise software to make up just 18 percent of deployments by 2017.
Google Sends Android to Work with Divide BYOD App
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 21, 2014
After acquiring the MDM specialist, Google releases an invite-only edition of the Divide app.
Motorola Moto 360 the Android Wearable to Beat, For Now: Canalys
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 19, 2014
As the industry holds its breath for the upcoming Apple Watch, Motorola Mobility's smartwatch is off to a good start.
Tablets Hit the BYOD Sweet Spot: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 14, 2014
Enterprises can get more bang for their buck if they welcome employee-owned tablets, but they should also expect their IT infrastructure costs to rise.
How the Cloud is Reshaping the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published November 12, 2014
The cloud has grown up. SAP's Tim Minahan outlines how cloud computing is transforming business and talks about the transition process for enterprises at Cloud Business Summit.
Samsung and SAP Team for Enterprise Wearable Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 11, 2014
Companies announce a joint development effort that will link SAP's business software to Samsung's wearables and mobile devices.
Wearable Device Shipments Up 40% in Q3
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 6, 2014
Vendors shipped over 12 million wearables in the third quarter, setting the stage for a big holiday shopping season.
Employees Bullish About Wearables at Work: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 28, 2014
A new study from Kronos and Harris Poll shows that a majority of workers worldwide are keen on wearables, but regional differences paint a checkered picture.
Tablets Boost Employee Productivity by 20% the U.S.: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 24, 2014
Tablets are taking over workplaces across the globe, with Android leading the charge outside the U.S. and Japan.
Wearable Device Adoption Following Tablets' Lead: PwC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 21, 2014
A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates that wearable devices are set to match tablets in terms of popularity.
VMware Joins Enterprise Internet of Things Industry Group
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published October 16, 2014
The virtualization specialist buddies up to the Industrial Internet Consortium to help enterprises come to grips with the Internet of Things.
HP and VMware Team for Cloud-based MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 14, 2014
HP's MDM efforts get a major new backer in the form of VMware's AirWatch division.
Wearables and IoT Among Top Tech Trends for 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 9, 2014
Next year, Gartner expects wearable devices, the Internet of Things and pervasive Big Data analytics to start pinging loudly on the enterprise's radar.
Good Technology Goes to Work with Containerized MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 7, 2014
The company tackles mobile productivity with a new cloud-enabled MDM solution called Good Work.
Wearables Market to Hit 116 Million Units by 2017
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 30, 2014
Wearable device shipments will quadruple in just three years, according to a forecast from Juniper Research.
The Truth About Big Data
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published September 26, 2014
Gartner dispels some myths about big data and its effect on an organization's IT operations.
MDM Falling Short in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 24, 2014
A new study from Raytheon and the Ponemon Institute reveals that businesses and MDM vendors are still struggling to come to grips with BYOD.
Good Technology's MDM Is Primed for iPhone 6
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 18, 2014
The smartphone and its big brother the phablet will soon start flooding the workplace, but Good Technology claim to be ready.
Palo Alto Networks' Secure MDM Platform Boosts User Privacy
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 15, 2014
Company's updated GlobalProtect platform helps businesses respect their employees' personal data.
Wearables Hardware a $53B Market by 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 12, 2014
Good news for Apple Watch? Juniper Research predicts that sales of wearables, smartphones in particular, will skyrocket in a scant five years.
Apple Dives into Phablets and Wearables with iPhone 6 and Apple Watch
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 9, 2014
Apple unwraps larger-screened iPhones, a mobile payments solution and its long-awaited wearable device, the Apple Watch.
Jawbone and Oculus Join Salesforce's Wearables Ecosystem
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 4, 2014
Salesforce Wear, the company's wearable development platform, grows its list of supported devices and gains some major new supporters.
Samsung's Curvy New Galaxy Note Phablet Means Business
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 3, 2014
Samsung's new supersized smartphones, the Galaxy Note Edge and 4, arrive later this year with business-friendly features.
Smartphone Shipments to Hit 1.8 Billion in 2018
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 29, 2014
Growth will come from emerging markets and an unending appetite for low-cost Android devices, says IDC.
Sophos and Check Point Blend MDM and VPN
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 26, 2014
The data security companies partner to keep unauthorized and non-compliant devices out of corporate networks.
Wearables Stoke Privacy Concerns
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 21, 2014
A majority of consumers are wary of about the privacy implications of wearable devices and the data they collect.
IBM-Lenovo x86 Server Deal Gets U.S. Government OK
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published August 19, 2014
The sale of IBM's x86 server business to Lenovo takes a major step closer to completion.
A Record 300 Million Smartphones Shipped in Q2: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 15, 2014
Android's growing popularity helps the industry post huge gains in smartphone shipments.
Android Gaining Ground in the Enterprise Mobile Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 12, 2014
Android device activations and enterprise app adoption are both up, but Apple's iOS still leads in the workplace.
IBM Envisions a Brainy Internet of Things with New Chip
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published August 8, 2014
Inspired by the human brain, Big Blue's latest chip could lead to a new breed of devices that make better sense of the world around them.
Businesses Warming to IoT Sensors: PwC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 7, 2014
A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates that demand for "Internet of Business Things" sensors is growing, particularly in Asia.
Wearables, IoT to Breathe New Life into GPS: ABI Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published August 1, 2014
Burgeoning demand for wearables and IoT-enabled devices spells boom times for GPS providers.
RackWare Ventures into Cloud-based Disaster Recovery
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published July 29, 2014
In addition to managing cloud workloads, now the software startup aims to protect them as well.
Tablet Growth Slows as Businesses Hold Back: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 25, 2014
Is peak tablet adoption approaching? Although the market continues to grow, there are signs that the torrid pace of tablet adoption is a thing of the past.
PowWow Streamlines Enterprise Apps for the iPhone
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 21, 2014
Sorry, there's no an app for that. Connecting iPhone users to their enterprise desktop or Web applications, PowWow picks up where Apple's App Store leaves off.
Workspot Raises $6.5M for Mobile Workspaces
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 18, 2014
The startup's tech enables businesses to deliver business apps and data to mobile devices.
AirWatch MDM Invades VMWare's Massive Partner Network
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 7, 2014
Five months after snapping up the MDM upstart, VMware opens up its big channel partner network to AirWatch.
Google Play 5.0 for Android Intros Wearables Support
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 3, 2014
App developers that piggyback on Google's services for Android can now target wearable devices.
Citrix Makes the Case for Battery-Friendly MDM with XenMobile 9
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published July 1, 2014
Latest edition promises to extend battery life while providing more productivity apps and a streamlined user experience.
Wearable Device Users are Data Hogs: Nielsen
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 27, 2014
Businesses, get ready. In a study, Nielsen discovers that wearables users consume nearly twice the data of smartphone-only users.
Puppet Labs Banks $40M for IT Automation
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published June 19, 2014
The software maker raises millions to streamline DevOps and help cut data center administrators a break.
Microsoft Preps for Azure Machine Learning Launch
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published June 16, 2014
The company prepares to unveil a new cloud-based offering to help businesses quickly set up predictive analytics services without gutting their IT budgets.
GFI Max MDM Update Welcomes Windows Phone 8.1
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 12, 2014
The company's MDM platform for MSPs now covers the "big three" mobile operating systems.
Salesforce Sets Stage for Enterprise Wearables
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published June 10, 2014
The cloud computing specialist launches a new developer-led initiative that connects its cloud to leading wearable devices.
Sophos Locks Down Business Files with Mobile Control 4.0
By Pedro Hernandez | Security Article Published May 27, 2014
The security software specialist's MDM platform now supports file-level encryption on iOS.
Enterprise Wearables an $18B Market by 2019
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published May 16, 2014
Get ready to add smartwatches, trackers and a variety of wearables to the corporate mobile device mix, says ABI Research.
Samsung KNOX Business Sense into the Galaxy S5
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published May 8, 2014
A new version of Samsung's MDM solution is now available for the electronics giant's flagship smartphone.
Five-Year MDM Forecast Looks Cloudy
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 18, 2014
On-premise MDM will lose major ground to cloud-based solutions by 2019, according to a new forecast from Research and Markets.
Crittercism Hauls $30M for Enterprise Mobile App Performance Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 9, 2014
The startup attracts millions in VC funds to help businesses banish buggy and unresponsive mobile apps.
EMC Kicks off a Data Protection-as-a-Service Revamp
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Storage Article Published April 4, 2014
The data storage company announces several updates as it gears up for backup and recovery in the software-defined data center era.
Microsoft Refashions Windows Ecosystem for the Mobile Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published April 2, 2014
The software giant shows off some of the mobile-friendly features that businesses can soon leverage within Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Phone 8.1.
Tablet Market to Grow 38% in 2014: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Open Source Article Published March 28, 2014
A new forecast from Gartner shows Google's Android making big gains as the PC and mobile device mix starts settling into place.
Google and Amazon Kick Off a Cloud Storage War, Again
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published March 27, 2014
Hoping to take price out of the equation for enterprises, Amazon follows Google's lead and slashes the cost of storing data on its cloud.
BlackBerry MDM Certified FIPS 140-2 Compliant
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 26, 2014
The troubled handset maker's containerized Secure Work Space MDM solution offers government-grade encryption.
26 Billion Devices in the Internet of Things by 2020: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published March 18, 2014
The Internet of Things is set to explode in the coming years, leading to massive changes in the data center.
Google Slashes Cloud Storage Prices
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published March 17, 2014
The tech giant reignites a price war by cutting cloud storage costs by up to 80 percent. How low can cloud costs go?
Oracle Rolls Out Its MDM Platform
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 7, 2014
The business software giant takes aim at smartphones and tablets in the enterprise with its new Oracle Mobile Security Suite.
Android Leads as Tablet Sales Jumped 68 Percent in 2013: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 3, 2014
Surging demand for low-cost mini tablets helped Google's Android mobile operating system claim the top spot last year.
Apple Gets Serious About MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 27, 2014
The maker of iPhones and iPads touts its new device management options for businesses ahead of a new iOS 7 update.
AirWatch, Citrix Bring MDM to Intel-Powered Android Devices
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 24, 2014
The companies announce support for Intel's Data Protection Technology for Android devices.
Comodo Takes User-Centric Approach to Enterprise MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published February 21, 2014
Company's new mobile device management offering features per-user, not per-device, licensing.
VMware Snaps up AirWatch for $1.5B
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 22, 2014
As smartphone and tablet use surges in the enterprise, VMware acquires mobile device management specialist AirWatch for a leg up in the exploding market.
Airwatch Tackles Mobile Email on iOS
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 9, 2014
AirWatch's new secure, containerized Inbox module wraps iPad and iPhone email in the company's secure MDM embrace.
Samsung Debuts Mobile Enterprise Services Suite
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 7, 2014
The device maker expands into MDM and support services in a bid to capture a slice of enterprise IT budgets.
IBM Acquires Cloud-based MDM Firm Fiberlink
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 18, 2013
Big Blue adds Fiberlink's MaaS360 cloud-based MDM platform to its expanding MobileFirst solutions set. Plus: Dell reveals plans to launch an enterprise MDM platform in 2014.
Egnyte Raises $29.5M for Enterprise Hybrid Cloud File Sharing
By Pedro Hernandez | Networks Article Published December 13, 2013
Boasting healthy sales, Egnyte plans to bring its secure, cloud-enabled file sync and share platform to more markets.
Dell Readies Enterprise MDM Platform for 2014
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 12, 2013
The server maker is tackling BYOD with all-encompassing mobile device and application management platform.
Cloud, Big Data to Push IT Market to $2.1 Trillion in 2014
By Pedro Hernandez | Data Center Article Published December 6, 2013
IDC forecasts that IT spending will grow 5 percent next year on the strength of cloud computing, Big Data and mobile tech.




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