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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.
AirWatch Adds App Scanning to MDM Toolkit
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published December 4, 2013
The enterprise mobile management startup launches a new tool that sheds light on suspect apps.
Amazon Dominates a Growing Cloud Computing Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published November 27, 2013
Early bird gets the glory. The cloud pioneer enjoys a massive lead over its rivals in IaaS and PaaS.
Android to Grab 65% of Tablet Market in 2014: Canalys
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 26, 2013
CIOs, adjust your BYOD and MDM strategies. Android tablets are poised to become the dominant tablet OS.
iOS 7 'Bumpy Landing' Benefits Microsoft: ABI Research
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 25, 2013
Apple's revamped iOS 7 gets a lukewarm reception in corporate IT circles, leaving an opening for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.
Apps the New Enterprise Mobile Priority: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 21, 2013
Move over BYOD, mobile apps are now top of mind for IT executives.
Smartphone Takeover of Mobile Market Continues: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 15, 2013
Android dominates smartphone sales while Windows Phones shows signs of life.
10x Increase in Smartphone Traffic by 2019: Ericsson
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 11, 2013
Increased smartphone adoption within the next several years will have a big impact on mobile network operators and the BYOD crowd.
GFI Eyes BYOD with Cloud MDM for MSPs
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published November 8, 2013
Managed service providers using GFI MAX platform can now help their clients wrest control of their BYOD environments.
Cisco and NetApp Readying New, Cloudier Flexpods
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published November 1, 2013
The tech companies eye bigger enterprise cloud computing workloads and service provider implementations.
Apple iOS Leads in Enterprise Mobile Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 18, 2013
Despite Android's big gains in the mobile OS market, in the workplace, Apple's iPad and iPhone are the devices to beat.
Tablets Continue to Chip Away at PC Market: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 11, 2013
Latest declines show that PCs are still falling out of favor, even during the "Back to School" shopping season.
CEOs and Tech: An Executive-Level Digital Divide
By Pedro Hernandez | Careers/Staffing Article Published October 9, 2013
New research from MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini sheds light on the rocky state of executive leadership in terms of business technology.
BlackBerry Teases Cloud-Based MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published October 7, 2013
Once the smartphone maker to beat, the embattled company now tackles cloud-delivered MDM.
Verizon Unveils New Cloud Strategy
By Pedro Hernandez | Cloud Article Published October 4, 2013
Two years after snapping up Terremark, the communications giant launches Verizon Cloud, a new IaaS and storage offering.
MDM Firms Prep Enterprises for iOS 7
By Pedro Hernandez | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 20, 2013
Mobile device management firms, including Good Technology and MobileIron, announce support as new iPhones hits the scene.