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  • Killing the help desk softly

    Posted March 26, 2013 - 1:55 pm

    A "bring your own support" movement is sprouting up within BYOD programs as employees become more self-sufficient. Is this a death knell for the IT help desk? One possible savior: an enterprise Genius Bar.
  • Jack Gold: Has BYOD peaked?

    Posted March 21, 2013 - 8:51 am

    Expect enterprises to start instituting stricter policies to make BYOD a more secure and cost-effective policy.
  • Aggressive mobility plans bring risks, but the rewards are high

    Posted March 11, 2013 - 10:47 am

    Companies that are proactively embracing mobility to transform their businesses are incurring much greater costs associated with mobility incidents, but they are also reaping significant rewards, according to a new study by Symantec.
  • How to avoid BYOD disasters

    Posted March 11, 2013 - 7:23 am

    Imagine an organization where employees are given several consecutive months of vacation every year. It sounds like a dream, but in the era of BYOD, it could also be an IT exec's worst nightmare.
  • Productivity gains spur Intel to expand BYOD program

    Posted March 5, 2013 - 12:50 pm

    Intel has expanded its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program, which has been a resounding success, providing around 5 million hours of annual productivity gains last year, the company said.
  • Surface letdown means iPads get enterprise go-ahead

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 12:11 pm

    iPads have held their ground against challenges in the enterprise from Android tablets and Windows 8 tablets like the Surface RT. But Apple can still do more to maintain its lead in the mobile enterprise.
  • Federal CIOs still say no to BYOD

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 11:43 am

    Government IT leaders who oversee sensitive or classified information require firm device-management policies to address security concerns before they will even consider allowing workers' personal smartphones and tablets behind the firewall.
  • When alien hardware invades: 4 keys to BYOD success

    Posted February 28, 2013 - 5:43 pm

    The 'bring your own device' revolution is invading workplaces nationwide you must be ready to handle the growing pains.
  • Samsung bolsters BYOD management with a Fort Knox approach

    Posted February 25, 2013 - 4:12 am

    Samsung Monday announced an improved version of its SAFE management and security system for popular Samsung-branded smartphones and tablets.
  • Does BYOD cost too much?

    Posted February 20, 2013 - 4:16 pm

    It's a good bet you don't know how much your company is spending on all those "Bring Your Own Device" smartphones and tablets. Even worse, it's probably too much, says a mobility management expert.
  • F5 jumps into BYOD with new app manager

    Posted February 19, 2013 - 2:52 pm

    F5 Networks on Tuesday will announce a mobile app manager product aimed at simplifying the integration of the omnipresent personal smartphone into corporate networks.
  • BYOD boosts Macs vs. PCs

    Posted February 19, 2013 - 12:35 pm

    The emergence of BYOD policies and virtual desktop platforms, plus new integration and management tools, have removed the final barriers to widespread Mac adoption in the enterprise.
  • Survey: U.S. falls behind on user-centered BYOD

    Posted February 14, 2013 - 8:29 am

    Singapore leads the way in allowing users to own an untethered mobile device, according to a survey of 1,500 users in 10 countries by Dell; U.S. corporations lead on using VDI to control data on those devices.
  • BYOD nightmare: iOS devices hobble Exchange servers when they synch

    Posted February 13, 2013 - 5:43 pm

    Microsoft and Apple recommend that businesses deny certain iPhones, iPads and iPods access to Calendar items until the companies can clear up a problem that slows Exchange servers to a crawl when the devices try to synch.
  • Tech workers want Surface and iPhone, Forrester reports

    Posted February 11, 2013 - 12:48 pm

    Microsoft's Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet is at the top of the wish list for information workers, as is Apple's iPhone, according to a report on mobile trends released by Forrester Research last week.
  • BYOD to change the face of IT in 2013

    Posted February 8, 2013 - 8:39 am

    The influx of younger workers and BYOD programs in 2013 will continue to shake up IT departments, according to new research reports. Should CIOs shift to a device-neutral service model?
  • Bring your own ... and roll with it, baby!

    Posted February 4, 2013 - 12:54 pm

    There's more to IT consumerization than just devices ...
  • How BYOD saved VMware $2 million

    Posted February 4, 2013 - 11:34 am

    As more companies adopt a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach to mobile, many are getting caught by hidden costs. But virtualization titan VMware has bucked that trend. VMware CIO Mark Egan explains how his company accomplished its feat.
  • The iPad mini: 2013's next big business tool?

    Posted January 28, 2013 - 11:44 am

    Not long after the iPad mini launched last fall, Cameron Yuill, the founder of AdGent Digital, started using the device to make business presentations.
  • Aruba: BYOD makes wireless more relevant

    Posted January 24, 2013 - 2:37 pm

    Dharmendra Kumar, President, India and SAARC, Aruba Networks, talks about why BYOD is the single largest focus for the company.
  • How a big financial services firm faced BYOD iPads

    Posted January 24, 2013 - 12:53 pm

    With BYOD iPad security under control, financial services firm Blackstone looks toward tough challenges ahead, including the possibility of company-owned iPads and opening up its BYOD program to Android and Windows 8 devices.
  • IT decision-makers say embrace BYOD or be left behind

    Posted January 23, 2013 - 12:29 pm

    Companies around the world are still wrestling with the concept of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and how or whether to implement it in their organizations.
  • Are federal agency workers going rogue with personal devices?

    Posted January 23, 2013 - 12:07 pm

    Federal agencies continue to struggle with the question of whether to allow employees to use their personal smartphones and tablets at work under so-called bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, according to a survey out this month from the organization Telework Exchange.
  • Technologies to watch 2013: The cloud will make BYOD a non-issue - eventually

    Posted January 2, 2013 - 11:50 am

    Coolness, according to technology experts, is at the heart of one of the biggest problems facing business IT today - the rapid influx of consumer mobile devices into the enterprise.
  • Why Windows To Go is perfect for BYOD

    Posted December 31, 2012 - 8:52 pm

    Is your business still using Windows XP? If so, you're not alone. But, you should also seriously consider moving to a newer operating system. You could just step up to Windows 7, but there's also a pretty strong case to be made for moving to Windows 8--particularly Windows 8 Enterprise.
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