During this year’s Interop conference, many speakers and attendees discussed the pros and cons of BYOD or bring-your-own-device. Gib Sorebo, chief cyber-security technologist at SAIC, said BYOD may seem like a necessity but it’s not always the case. What are your pros and cons of BYOD?
Answer Question | May 17, 2013 12:48 PM
BYOD, Consumerization, Mobile
As more companies embrace BYOD policies, the increase in devices can tax networks and complicate bandwidth management. To mange your bandwidth successfully, expert Craig Mathias says to follow these three steps: Manage Policy Regulate bandwidth and shape traffic Manage the whole network Do you agree with these steps? How would you manage your BYOD bandwidth…
Answer Question | May 13, 2013 1:52 PM
Bandwidth management, BYOD, Networking
A recent survey by the research firm Ovum confirmed a renewed interest in unified communications & collaboration as over 80% of respondents said they have plans to implement some UC&C in the next two years. Also, 78% claimed to have the dedicated budget to do so. Why do you think there’s a renewed interest in…
Answer Question | May 13, 2013 1:07 PM
BYOD, Collaboration, Unified Communications
What’s the best value tablet on the market?
Answer Question | April 10, 2013 2:24 AM
Another headache is brewing for companies trying to establish BYOD policies. Facebook recently announced ‘Facebook Home,’ an application for Android operating systems that will provide deep Facebook functionality on mobile devices. How will Facebook Home affect BYOD policies? What problems could it create for enterprises?
Answer Question | April 15, 2013 1:21 PM
One of the main devices driving us into the BYOD era has been the iPad. Many people believe it’s destined to populate corporate offices. However, Matthew Oakeley, the head of IT at the management firm Schroders, believes it won’t due to its integration issues with Microsoft and the Surface Pro will become the BYOD king.…
Answer Question | April 15, 2013 5:53 PM
BYOD, ipad, Tablets
Jeff Holleran, Blackberry’s senior director of enterprise product management, claims that the new Blackberry 10 operating system in conjunction with the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 provides the best mobile and BYOD system for both owners and companies. Do you think he’s right and do you believe Blackberry will be able to make significant inroads into…
Answer Question | March 18, 2013 2:17 PM
BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, BYOD, Enterprise Security
As BYOD becomes more prevalent, some companies have turned to identity management systems to safeguard data and employees. Are you aware of identity management systems? Has your company adopted such software tools?
Answer Question | March 5, 2013 8:08 PM
BYOD, Identity management, Security
How is it that with 2 iPads in the same room, only one can get Wi-Fi and the other can’t?
Answer Question | February 18, 2013 4:33 PM
As more companies begin to deal with BYOD issues and strategies, consumerization expert Cesare Garlati discusses the three key practices in managing a BYOD program. What practices has your company put in to deal with ‘bring-your-own-device’?
Answer Question | December 4, 2012 9:45 PM
IDC’s latest tablet report showed Apple’s commanding lead has fallen from 59.7% to 50.4% in the last year with Samsung and Amazon jumping up considerably. Why is Apple’s tablet market share falling? Will the iPad mini be able to halt its slide?
Answer Question | November 29, 2012 9:50 PM
Amazon, Apple, samsung, Tablets
As Apple and Microsoft prepare to make their highly anticipated tablet announcements this week, expert Ron Miller gives us a look at what each tablet has to offer. Which one do you think will reign supreme in the market?
Answer Question | October 22, 2012 4:25 PM
Consumerization, Microsoft Surface, Tablet
Microsoft released the starting price for the Surface yesterday, starting at $500 and going all the way up to $700 (with all the accessories). As the release date edges closer, what do you think will be the Surface’s potential use in the enterprise?
Answer Question | October 17, 2012 7:05 PM
Consumerization, Microsoft Surface
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer released a letter to shareholders yesterday that discussed how the company sees itself now and how it might evolve. In particular, he focused on the versatility of Windows 8, and the ways Microsoft is responding to the consumerization trend. He also hints at getting more involved in hardware production, which some…
Answer Question | October 10, 2012 4:39 PM
Consumerization, Microsoft, Mobile, Windows 8