• What’s the big reason why the Surface has failed?

    While it looks like a winning product, the Microsoft Surface just hasn't been a major success. So far as it only earned $853m in sales through the end of June. Also, Microsoft recently announced a $900 million write-down related to the surface, which spells almost $50 million in losses. So the real...

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  • Do you see mobile malware becoming a dangerous trend for BYOD?

    In a recent report, FortiGuard Labs has seen a 30% uptick in mobile malware and is tracking over 250,000 unique malicious Android samples, along with 300 unique malicious Android families. The company says while BYOD is still a fast-growing trend, malware could affect both an employee's device and...

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  • Should administrators take on the responsibility of BYOD?

    Even if enterprises / corporations don't have an official BYOD program, administrators are beginning to deal with employees accessing corporate data from tablet and smartphones. While it makes sense for admins to take on this mobile responsibility, some are hesitant to fully take on mobile. Should...

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  • Why are enterprises struggling to set up BYOD policies?

    Despite the continued emergence of BYOD, enterprises are still struggling to tighten up security to protect the corporate networks. According to research by Acronis, 60% of firms have not established a BYOD policy while an overwhelming 80% haven't sat down with employees to discuss the risks...

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  • How will consumerization affect the structure of the IT department?

    As the consumerization trend continues to evolve over the next few years, many experts believe it will not only affect the tools and services IT delivers to users but also alter the IT department itself (IT job roles in particular). How will consumerization affect the structure of the IT...

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  • Is the Surface RT enterprise-worthy?

    In its latest push, Microsoft is trying to establish the Surface RT as a worthy tablet for the enterprise. Understandably, there's a lot of skepticism, though some are saying the Surface Pro's little bro might be what companies need to move to the cloud. Are you buying the RT as an enterprise...

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  • Can Microsoft be successful in making the Surface RT enterprise-worthy?

    As Microsoft continues to emphasize its enterprise message for Windows 8.1 and Surface Pro tablets, the company is now trying position the lower-cost Surface RT as an enterprise-worthy device. With Apple's iPad and Android-based devices already making waves in various enterprises, boosting the...

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  • Is security the greatest problem with BYOD?

    While most of the discussion of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy centers around security risks that come with giving the employees’ personal devices access to critical data and systems.One aspect of the issue that is not often raised is the potential for lowered productivity as users spend...

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  • 5250 emulation on Android devices

    I am looking for any suggestions on the best 5250 emulation software for android devices (phones and/or tablets). I have looked at Microsoft, but am curious if there are others available, if anyone has used them, and if there are only certain platforms of android they work on. Any help greatly...

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  • What are your top three BYOD concerns?

    In a recent survey by SearchCompliance, 'security' was cited by an overwhelming 96% of respondents as being among the top concerns regarding BYOD/consumerization of IT. Compliance came in as the second-ranked concern in the survey. That got us thinking...what are your top three BYOD concerns?

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  • What are your pros and cons of BYOD?

    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?

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  • How would you manage your BYOD bandwidth successfully?

    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...

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  • Why do you think there’s a renewed interest in UC&C?

    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...

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  • How will Facebook Home affect BYOD policies?

    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...

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  • Will the iPad ever become a true corporate device?

    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...

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  • Tablet comparison

    What's the best value tablet on the market?

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  • Are softphones the future of BYOD?

    As more enterprises move into the BYOD era, the term 'softphones' has become a key trait as it allows IT departments to deliver unified communication systems. According to Diane Meyers, an analyst for Infonetics Research, the relationship between a workplace phone extension and a hard phone will...

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  • What would you rather use: Enterprise or Cloud-based applications?

    As BYOD continues to grow, many enterprises are turning to enterprise app stores instead of cloud-based app stores (Apple and Google) to better control mobile applications. Is this the right direction? What would you rather use: Enterprise or Cloud-based applications?

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  • Tablet PC not opening

    What will I do if my tablet PC is not opening? It's an Android 4.0 ICS  and its not opening. What are reasons why its not opening?

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  • Is Blackberry 10 the best choice for enterprise in terms of BYOD?

    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...

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