Samsung 360 Services for enterprise: Let’s not jump the gun for the time being

Last week, Samsung announced Samsung 360 Services, a one stop shop for enterprise mobile support. What was surprising about this was that it was, on the surface, an inclusive play. Samsung said it wasn’t just for their own devices, or ones with an Android operating system; they want to support every device in the business, regardless of what it is or what platform it runs on.

Employees driving investment in mobile technology for workplace productivity

The latest figures from Source for Consulting, in partnership with Advanced Business Solutions, show that almost two in three (62%) of employees in UK mid-market businesses want to see greater investment in mobile technology to boost their productivity. The report, which took responses from 160 mid-market UK organisations in July 2014, found that employee demand for smartphone and tablet access to back office systems isn’t fully being met.

Mid market firms are on top of BYOD and mobility, survey asserts

It’s easy enough to assess how large enterprises are taking steps to roll out bring your own device policies, or how smaller businesses are coping. But what about the mid-market firms? According to Good Technology’s latest survey, the majority of industries in the mid-market range have more than 50% BYOD penetration.

LANDESK now offers app wrapping as part of its MAM toolset

IT solutions provider LANDESK has announced app wrapping to its enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform feature set. “We strive to provide users with the most intuitive and easy to understand products available,” said Stephen Brown, LANDESK director of product management.

UK government updates BYOD rules: What do CIOs need to know?

The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) and the CESG (National Technical Authority for Information Assurance) has updated the UK government’s official BYOD guidelines. Published on October 6, the rules cover legal and security issues, along with how to create an effective BYOD policy.