Is 2013 going to be the year of biometric security?
Nearly every day features news of high-profile hacks; clearly the “old school” password just doesn’t cut it anymore. PayPal’s chief information security officer Michael Barrett certainly agrees.
Samsung and BlackBerry are secure enough for Pentagon - but not Apple?
In a strange turn of events, the Pentagon has authorised BlackBerry (whose security was possibly questioned by the UK government) and Android-based manufacturer Samsung’s devices for use in the Department of Defense; but left Apple’s iPhone in question.
Microsoft Surface Pro “just isn’t there” says IDC analyst - are smaller models on the way?
Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet has had a rocky start, with the International Data Center (IDC) pegging Q1 2013 estimates at just 900,000 (compare to Apple iPad’s 19.5 million!), causing IDC analyst Tom Mainelli to slam it with: “It’s just not there yet.”
iOS remains the enterprise mobile platform of choice
The latest report, which surveyed Citrix customers currently with EMM (enterprise mobility management) in the cloud, concluded that iOS platforms proved better for those enterprises where there was a lot of one-on-one customer engagement, such as retail, whilst Android was better for mobile field service organisations.
Outlook good for Microsoft in the mobile enterprise wars
Recent research put out by the Aberdeen Group has shown how Microsoft products are dominating the rollouts for enterprise mobile app deployment in 2013.
IBM expands MobileFirst initiative to protect iOS enterprise apps
Tech giant IBM is rolling out enhanced enterprise security software, in the shape of IBM AppScan Source 8.7 for iOS, helping keep Apple apps and devices safe. This is another indication that IBM, expanding on its MobileFirst initiative, is strengthening its mobile plays, having made 10 acquisitions in the mobile realm since 2006.
Gartner: Apple “as accepted by enterprise IT as Microsoft” by 2014
According to the latest round of Gartner enterprise IT predictions, Apple will have as much of an enterprise reputation as Microsoft by 2014. Of course, most people reading that will be looking around their workplace, analysing their BYOD policy contract and seeing the number of iPads and iPhones in the office. Yet Gartner is focusing on the desktop Macs.
iPhone 5 launch: What does it mean for the enterprise?
With the long-awaited announcement of the iPhone 5, it seems everybody has an opinion. But what does the new Apple smartphone entail for businesses?
How can an SME enterprise solution go bigger?
iSimplyConnect chief Ralph Shaw talks to Enterprise AppsTech about his company’s turnkey solution, letting the iPad aid productivity and the future of BYOD
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