Report shows most companies satisfied with ERP solution – in theory
Panorama Consulting has released its latest enterprise resource planning (ERP) report which reveals that the majority of companies feel they’ve made a good choice with their ERP software and provider, even though various challenges remain – but does it tell the whole story?
AgreeYa Mobility launches enterprise mobility platform Onvelop #MWC2013
California-based mobile engineering product provider AgreeYa Mobility has today launched Onvelop, a cross-platform interoperable enterprise mobility tool which synchronises with SharePoint, Lync, and Office365. Launched on the second day of Mobile World Congress, the product is unique in that it is the only product on the market which Microsoft has enabled to license its tools.
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.
Wisegate roundtable discusses CSO BYOD strategies
A new report from Wisegate has detailed the various strategies chief security officers (CSOs) use in keeping a handle on BYOD. The report looks at various elements of BYOD strategy, including the security concerns, how to approach mobile device support as well as the device protection vs data protection debate.
Is Samsung going to make an enhanced enterprise play at MWC?
A research note from brokerage firm Detwiler Fenton has suggested that Samsung is looking further at an enterprise push following the release of BlackBerry 10 at the end of January. The note reads: “Our latest smartphone checks indicate that Samsung is making an aggressive push into the enterprise segment and it has BlackBerry’s enterprise and SMB business in its cross-hairs.
Win8 Surface Pro: The end of passwords?
Just recently, the email accounts of former U.S. president George W. Bush, his father George H.W. Bush and several other family members and friends were broken into, and private details exposed. In the past three months, attacks against U.S. credit unions, many different companies, and the heightened prominence of phishing attempts should prompt IT departments to explore ways to more easily move their users into 'no more passwords' territory.
How do you create a successful BYOD policy? [infographic]
Endpoint security provider Symantec has examined the various steps needed in order to create a bring your own device (BYOD) policy within a company. The results have been published in an infographic and looks at companies needing to identify their business goals, analysing existing policies and understanding end user cases before ploughing ahead with BYOD strategy.
Summarising the Super Bowl in a mobile context
An infographic from mobile advertising and data platform Millennial Media has shown how users kept up to date during the Super Bowl on February 3. One of the more interesting titbits from the game, won by the Baltimore Ravens, was that 13% of the connected device traffic came from tablets, with that figure hitting 20% at post-game.
Why you need a BYOD policy, now
Whether you choose to embrace it or you try to resist it, the BYOD trend is set to grow. The Cisco IBSG Horizons Study found that 78% of white-collar workers in the U.S. use a mobile device for work purposes and 41% of respondents indicated a majority of smartphones connecting to their company network are actually employee-owned.
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.