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March 9, 2018  1:46 PM

XenMobile MAM covers all bases as Citrix joins AppConfig Community

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
Android, Apple, apps, BlackBerry, Citrix, Google, Microsoft Office, VMware

It's no longer Citrix and Microsoft vs. the world in the MAM market. Not too long ago, Citrix was the only third-party vendor that could manage Microsoft Office 365 mobile apps, and all the other major players promoted native OS-level mobile application management (MAM) through membership in the...

October 19, 2017  12:27 PM

MobileIron CEO out in favor of CFO: Why now?

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
BlackBerry, Citrix, Enterprise, Gartner, IBM, Mobile, MobileIron, VMware

As the biggest standalone vendor left in the EMM market, MobileIron has faced questions about its future for years. Those will only intensify in light of the surprise departure of CEO Barry Mainz. Mainz and the board of directors came to a mutual decision that he should leave, the company said...


August 7, 2017  3:23 PM

Three VMware EUC predictions for VMworld 2017

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
"Amazon Web Services", Amazon, Citrix, Enterprise mobility, Google Cloud, IT conferences, IT conferences and events, Mobile management, VMware, VMworld

VMworld hasn't exactly been known for its major EUC news in recent years. For someone who remembers the days when the event's second-day keynotes were devoted to end-user computing (EUC), it's been frustrating, but also understandable. As


July 12, 2017  1:42 PM

Former Citrix CEO defends company against VMware

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Citrix, Desktop virtualization, Enterprise mobility, VMware

Sanjay Poonen, VMware's chief operating officer, actively promotes his company on Twitter -- sometimes at the expense of competitors. In the past few weeks, Poonen tweeted a news story about BlackBerry's declining software...


May 31, 2017  4:09 PM

AI and machine learning systems: Coming soon to EUC tech near you

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
Artificial intelligence, Citrix, Machine learning

It's easy to dismiss AI and machine learning as buzzwords with no practical enterprise applications. For many people, those terms still conjure up images of sentient robots that will one day destroy human civilization. Just last week, over the course of two enterprise IT conferences, I learned...


May 30, 2017  6:24 PM

Artificial intelligence in the workplace changes roles of employees

Ramin Edmond Profile: Ramin Edmond
Artificial intelligence, Citrix, Data Analytics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Machine learning and data analytics are on the rise, leaving some employees to fear that computers will take over their jobs, but that is not the case. Machine learning will simply change the role that humans play in the workforce, said Malcolm Gladwell, journalist and...


December 6, 2016  2:58 PM

It’s up to IT to make end-user computing easy

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
Citrix, End-user, Microsoft Windows, VMware Workspace One, Workspace

It's part of IT's job to deal with end users who aren't tech-savvy. The latest research says it may be a bigger part of the job than most people realize. About two-thirds of people aged 16 to 65 have poor or worse computing skills, according to a study by the Organization for Economic...


October 4, 2016  9:16 PM

BlackBerry joins AppConfig Community (finally)

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, BlackBerry, Citrix, Enterprise mobility, mobile application management

The AppConfig Community's membership ranks continue to grow. BlackBerry, newly freed from its hardware chains, has joined AppConfig, a vendor consortium that promotes the...


August 10, 2016  4:32 PM

Citrix and Microsoft make a formidable mobile tag team

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Citrix, Enterprise mobility, IBM, Microsoft, mobile application management, MobileIron, VMware, windows intune, XenMobile

The battle lines have been drawn in the enterprise mobility management market. On one side we have the AppConfig Community, whose member vendors want to standardize mobile application management (MAM) through the use of built-in features at the operating system level. Standards do a lot to help...


July 15, 2016  6:46 PM

What’s the deal with workspaces?

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
Amazon WorkSpaces, Citrix, Citrix Workspace Cloud, Dell vWorkspace, Gartner, VMware, VMware Workspace One

There are plenty of words ingrained in today's culture that no one is exactly sure where they came from -- or in some cases, what they even mean: hipster, twerk, awesome-sauce. It's a common scenario in IT, too. Does anyone really know what a "software-defined data center" is? One of the biggest...


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