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  • Webroot brings app reputation service to its mobile security suite

    Posted October 17, 2013 - 4:09 pm

    Webroot announced a new release of the Webroot SecureAnywhere Business--Mobile Protection suite. The new version adds some key features and capabilities and blurs the line between mobile security and mobile device management. One element that stands out from the rest, though, is Webroot's new service to help IT admins understand the risk posed by installed apps.
  • The tricky balancing act of mobile security

    Posted October 17, 2013 - 3:49 pm

    Your workers' smartphones could be the weakest link in your security plan. Here's how to protect the devices and secure the data.
  • Open letter to customers: 'You can continue to count on BlackBerry'

    Posted October 15, 2013 - 3:24 pm

    One analyst says 'that's silly,' and urges the phone maker to commit to enterprise network support for 18 months.
  • 5 must-dos to prepare for the end of BlackBerry

    Posted October 15, 2013 - 3:09 pm

    BlackBerry's secure environment and sophisticated management tools will be hard to replicate on other platforms. Start looking now.
  • Zombies are scary for Halloween, scarier for mobile IT

    Posted October 10, 2013 - 2:37 pm

    If you're talking about movies or Halloween costumes, zombies are scary fun. However, when the term for the undead refers to company-owned or BYOD mobile phones, CIOs are looking at the potential for frightening amounts of buried expenses.
  • What's behind the iPad hack at Los Angeles high schools?

    Posted October 2, 2013 - 10:20 am

    When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites.
  • BlackBerry's MDM business still has value, despite handset woes

    Posted October 1, 2013 - 3:37 pm

    While the tone of most recent media coverage of BlackBerry has understandably been one of doom and gloom, the company's mobile device management business retains substantial value, according to financial researchers.
  • Gartner: Be wary of nascent managed mobility services

    Posted September 12, 2013 - 12:48 pm

    Managed mobility services (MMS) are still fairly young and providers vary considerably, with few having the type of global reach to potentially support the enterprise with any worldwide deployments of smartphones or tablets, Gartner warns in a recent "Magic Quadrant" report on the topic.
  • Spotlight on mobile device management

    Posted August 23, 2013 - 4:38 pm

    IDC predicts that MDM will be a billion-dollar business by 2015, but despite its bright future, MDM deployment is still in the early stages. According to IDG Enterprise’s 2013 Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise survey, only 28% of the 1,621 IT leaders polled said they have invested in an MDM solution.
  • Good Technology CEO: 'We focus on the data, not the device'

    Posted August 20, 2013 - 12:02 pm

    Good Technology has become one the leaders in mobile management, amassing more than 4,000 customers, including many in government and highly regulated industries.
  • BrandPost: What's Your Tablet Strategy?

    Posted August 5, 2013 - 1:59 am

    With researchers predicting continued record sales numbers for tablets, their presence as part of a BYOD or COPE strategy is inevitable. What's your strategy for managing more tablets in the enterprise?
  • BrandPost: Is managing BYOD impossible?

    Posted July 29, 2013 - 1:34 pm

    Reviewing the top stories from Mobile Enterprise 360 this week, we discuss how a common-sense approach can help you combat the "BYOD management is impossible" belief.
  • BlackBerry can rise from the ashes as a leader in MDM

    Posted June 28, 2013 - 4:21 pm

    BlackBerry the company will survive, but it's time to throw in the towel on BlackBerry the mobile platform vendor.
  • Airwatch CEO: We'll be the 'breakout market leader' in mobile management

    Posted June 21, 2013 - 11:38 am

    Airwatch has emerged as one of the clear leaders in mobile device management (MDM), but the company faces numerous challenges, including a rapidly evolving market that's moving away from simply managing devices and toward more complicated control of apps and data.
  • HP launches new CRM and MDM tools

    Posted June 11, 2013 - 12:32 pm

    Mobile devices and the cloud have transformed the way business is conducted. HP introduced new tools today for business customers to leverage that transformation and work seamlessly with Salesforce and Good for Enterprise.
  • VMware and Verizon tackle BYOD with dual persona phones

    Posted May 16, 2013 - 3:48 pm

    VMware has partnered with Verizon to offer dual persona smartphones for Verizon enterprise customers. It's currently available on two Android-based phones, but more Android devices and iOS support are expected soon.
  • Mobile management morphs

    Posted May 15, 2013 - 4:40 pm

    Customers are pushing the limits of the software -- asking it to manage and do many more things than it was originally created to do -- and vendors are happy to oblige.
  • Pretty much everybody still confused by mobile management

    Posted May 10, 2013 - 12:01 pm

    Despite the abundance of expert opinion, commentary and debate surrounding BYOD and mobile device use in the enterprise, there are still few clear answers to some of the biggest problems out there, according to a panel of experts.
  • Federal CIOs grapple with BYOD, mobile workforce

    Posted May 1, 2013 - 2:06 pm

    Security and cultural issues are among many challenges government CIOs face in implementing mobile device management and BYOD strategies.
  • Aruba bolsters enterprise control over mobile devices, data

    Posted April 11, 2013 - 3:00 pm

    Aruba Networks announced new features to its ClearPass software for managing mobile devices, including employee-owned ones, on enterprise networks.
  • Forrester Research calls mobile-device management 'heavy-handed approach'

    Posted March 28, 2013 - 4:51 pm

    Forrester Research predicts that with the "bring your own device" (BYOD) trend expected to increasingly include laptops in addition to smartphones and tablets, the approach to managing those devices is in for some big changes.
  • Citrix releases XenMobile MDM for Apple iOS, Android devices

    Posted February 20, 2013 - 11:53 am

    Citrix has announced its mobile device management platform, XenMobile, which will offer companies a secure way for employees to access native Citrix apps in the cloud as well as third-party software, such as Windows, SAP or even Salesforce.com.
  • RIM's just-released BES 10 a key to enterprise mobile management

    Posted January 24, 2013 - 3:35 pm

    Research in Motion Wednesday released an important part of its attempted comeback plan: BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, which is designed to manage the fast-growing, and increasingly diverse mobile device population in the enterprise.
  • 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.
  • Moving mobile management into the cloud

    Posted January 3, 2013 - 4:06 pm

    Increasing numbers of business applications are helping mobile workers get things done in the field using tablets or smartphones, and more consumer applications support common business processes for mobile workers. More workers are using their own devices, and more people rely on multiple devices to access the same set of applications, depending on where they are and what they're doing.
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