BYOD

Americans Using Mobile, BYOD to Multitask in the Bathroom: Survey

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Who says this country isn’t productive? continue…

Intel Aims Windows-Free Mutant Tablets at Datacenters

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Enterprises struggling to support datacenters, smartphones and tablets will get another set of options in 2014 from massive, Android-powered tablets. continue…

Slow-Selling 802.11ac WLAN May Drive Move to Faster Wired Nets

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WLAN sales drop following 802.11n migrations; 2014 move to 802.11ac will force widespread upgrades to Ethernet that can keep up: analysts. continue…

Latest Check Point Study Highlights Dangers of BYOD

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Check Point’s second annual mobile security survey found an increasing number of connected mobile devices, with BYOD growing quickly. Nearly half of the of 790 respondents — IT professionals in the U.S., Canada, UK, Germany and Japan — say they have five times the mobile devices connected to their networks compared to two years ago. Mobile devices are also now connected to more networks, 93 percent this year compared to 89 percent in last year’s survey. More than half of… continue…

The Downside of BYOD

BYOD grows like a weed; the ability of corporations to deal with it grows like… petrified wood. continue…

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…

How Do You Manage 10,000 WiFi Mice?

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I recently downloaded the WiFi Mouse application for my Samsung Galaxy S3. As you might guess, it lets you control a desktop PC from your phone. The app is jammed full of features, supporting regular cursor control, left and right buttons, on-(phone) screen keyboard input and even speech-to-text input. That last capability actually worked amazingly well. Perhaps I’ll try writing a story with it next time. You’ll also understand that I was unable to resist trying out the app while… continue…

Here’s Why IT Shouldn’t Write Off Windows 8

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Back in October I speculated that the enterprise will have to support Windows 8 whether it wants to or not. If anything, the plain old consumerization of IT will force technology departments to integrate it into employee preferences with corporate solutions. At the time, there wasn’t a clear consensus on the what value Windows 8 would add to the enterprise and no one had yet seen the Microsoft Surface Pro, but now things are a lot different. Many of us… continue…

IT Security: When Protection Becomes Prohibitive

Security is sold as a protective measure and discussed as an enabler of productivity. But what happens when security starts hindering work? continue…