Pirates, prepare to be boarded by US entertainment malware
In the constant battle between illegal file sharers (pirates) and the entertainment industry supplying the protected digital materials, the pirates have been staying one step ahead – although the industry may soon have a powerful new weapon in their arsenal.
Enterprise app downtime problems on the up – but what can be done?
Nearly four in five enterprises suffer from app performance difficulties, and the problems are getting worse, according to a new piece of research conducted by Easynet in partnership with Ipanema. The research, the latest in a series entitled ‘Killer Apps’, gauged 650 respondents primarily in IT management, or other C-level executives, and examined the difficulties users face, potential solutions, as well as black holes to avoid.
Enterprises mull rethinking mobile app development
Comprehensive research data published by the eminent research firm ABI Research had predicted that revenues accrued by the global mobile application market will exceed $30bn by the end of 2012. However, despite the forecast of encouraging figurse, the response for enterprise implementation of mobile apps remains lukewarm.
Salesforce.com announces enterprise app innovation challenge
Cloud giant Salesforce.com has announced the €5 million Innovation Challenge, offering a chance for innovative start-ups to build successful enterprise apps on the Salesforce platform. The challenge, which launches today, will allow prospective companies to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists at a series of events throughout Europe between September and November.
Gartner: One in four companies will have enterprise app stores by 2017
Gartner’s been looking at its crystal ball again and has come up with this statistic: 25% of enterprises will have their own enterprise app store by 2017. The analyst house has made the prediction and cited the rise of enterprise mobile devices and the rise of the mobile device management (MDM) sphere as a primary driver of the trend.
Google adds enterprise app store option for Android
Google has announced it is extending its Google Play store to help Google Apps customers distribute internal apps to employees through the Google Play Private Channel.
Why isn’t there more enterprise mobile app management?
Why are the majority — "correction, the OVERWHELMING majority" — of enterprise apps are out there operating with barely a bit of performance monitoring or management? Who should be responsible?
Why measuring ROI on enterprise apps kills innovation #Appsworld
Measuring the ROI of enterprise apps on a case by case basis can hamper innovation, according to experts appearing in the enterprise track at Apps World this morning.
AppCentral reveals more mobile enterprise app momentum
A report from enterprise app store AppCentral has revealed that not only is the enterprise app store evolving at a rapid rate, companies are beginning to display more maturity over the store.
Tips for enterprise app stores – how to make employees stay
According to Aaron Freimark, chief technology officer of Tekserve, enterprises looking to build an internal app store should look at two main factors to improve their chances of success.