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Protect and Secure BYOD Environments with End-to-end Management

The right approach to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) can protect your network at every step. continue…

BYOD Will Dominate Companies by 2016: Gartner

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies will largely become the rule within the next few years, according to the firm. continue…

Citrix Buys Zenprise In Evolving BYOD Strategy

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Citrix is shifting from its virtualization roots to giving employees the ability to work anywhere, anytime. continue…

BYOD Lacks Security: Survey

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A Bring Your Own Device policy might save companies money, but a new survey highlights a lack of security procedures for keeping it secure. continue…

Apple iPhone 5 Debut Could Accelerate BYOD

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Apple’s iPhone 5 could accelerate the Bring Your Own Device trend, which in turn could pressure IT administrators and CIOs. continue…

How to Use BYOD to Your Advantage

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Some employees love the idea of bringing their own devices to work, and their bosses are seeing dollar signs in the trend’s potential for cutting costs. But Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols’s recent piece in Computerworld raises questions about BYOD’s unintended consequences. He points out that in their rush to save money, employers might be tempted to make self-supported equipment and software a requirement for getting a job — or keeping the job. I think the odds are on this happening. Considering… continue…

BYOD Will Hit Hardware Specialists the Hardest

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Warnings about the consumerization of IT (COIT) and bring your own device (BYOD) trends generally conclude saying something like, “it’s coming, it’s unstoppable, it’s productive, and IT should prepare to handle this new trend.” But what does that mean? What jobs in IT are going to be impacted? In terms of COIT, the answer’s simple: All of them. Over the next few years, techs who work in mobile, security, compliance, applications and hardware will see their roles change. The ones… continue…

Mobile Development’s Fit With BYOD

Companies are now warming up to the idea of bring your own device (BYOD) to work. After all, can you blame a CEO or small business owner for salivating over the opportunity to cut capital costs on computer hardware and connectivity, when an employee willingly wants to use their own stuff? How does BYOD fit into your mobile development plans? Tell me by posting a comment below. As expected, IT departments far and wide are pretty skittish about the prospect of… continue…

3 Ways to Get the Business Skills You Need

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It isn’t enough for software engineers and developers to be masters of coding and development. You also have to be business savvy and an expert in your company’s sector, whether it’s banking, retail or whatever. But getting those skills – both financial and operational – is sometimes easier said than done, especially when you’re siloed off in IT with deadlines bearing down. Fortunately, the answer may be right in front of you. Here’s some things to consider. Click here to… continue…

Take Note: Next Android Version Could Be More Enterprise-Friendly

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A new report suggests the next version of Google Android will come with security enhancements specifically designed to make the smartphone platform more attractive to businesses. Citing a pair of unnamed sources close to the project, The Information claims that the Android upgrade is a “major effort” focused especially on hardening the platform against potential attacks. In addition to improved encryption, the extra security could include support for biometric authentication and new APIs for remotely managing and wiping devices. Click… continue…