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.”
Personal devices aid workplace productivity, says Accenture
A new report from Accenture has focused sharply on the consumerisation of IT and has revealed that employees who use their device in the workplace experience productivity gains for doing so.
Principles for managing tablet security in the enterprise
Connected BYOD devices are like water to an enterprise IT network, they'll find their way in somehow. As modern organisations and their workers embrace mobile as the default way of working, what are the steadfast security principles you should recognise to prevent disaster.
How to make better apps for small to medium sized businesses
Small businesses have been quick to embrace mobility, but lack of SME relevance has stunted uptake of the technology. Adrian Kelly, Products and Services Director, at Sage UK and Ireland explains how putting the needs of small business owners at the centre of the development process delivers business insight when and where it's needed.
Top 10 data disasters show importance of device strategy
A man who performed a hit and run on his camera and an iPad which took an impromptu swim in the Gulf of Guinea were just some of the top 10 data disasters...
RIM takes a hit in the enterprise, says iPass
BlackBerry smartphones lose market share in the enterprise, and nobody wants to use a PlayBook – despite research stating it’s the best BYOD tablet.
Sencha predicts good Windows Phone 8 enterprise adoption
A survey of over 1400 mobile executives from HTML5 developer Sencha has revealed that there will be “aggressive” adoption of Windows Phone 8 in the enterprise over the next 12 months.
Dealing with the disaster of a lost BYOD device
What should the reaction be if an employee loses a device? Enterprise AppsTech spoke to Fiberlink's Jonathan Dale to find out.
How can BYOD be a security risk to your organisation?
James Easton, pre-sales consultant at Real Status, agrees with the view that BYOD, for all its positives in employee happiness and consumerisation of mobility, has the potential to be a security nightmare.