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October 13, 2017  6:49 PM

Is shadow IT really that bad?

Eddie Lockhart Eddie Lockhart Profile: Eddie Lockhart
Cloud Computing, Enterprise, IT department, NASA

SAN FRANCISCO -- In a lot of circles, shadow IT is considered a dirty term -- something IT should prevent at all costs. In reality, however, shadow IT can be a great resource for IT departments, helping them identify problem areas and understand what users really need to get their jobs...

December 13, 2016  7:02 PM

Mobile app dev skills pull in big money

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
Apple iOS, Cloud Computing, Mobile app, Mobile Application Development

If you're a mobile application guru, prepare to make bank. Experience building mobile apps can earn technology pros an average salary of $147,000, according to research by, a professional services...

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...

June 1, 2016  1:44 PM

Do you know who’s accessing your corporate data?

Eddie Lockhart Eddie Lockhart Profile: Eddie Lockhart
Box, Identity & Access Management, Identity management, MobileIron, Single sign-on, VMware

"They are who we thought they were." That’s what former Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green shouted nonsensically at reporters during one of the most epic press conference meltdowns in history. Green may have lost his mind that...

May 11, 2016  7:13 PM

What Frodo Baggins can teach IT about iCloud security

Eddie Lockhart Eddie Lockhart Profile: Eddie Lockhart
Apple, icloud, IOS

As the hobbit Frodo Baggins leaves the familiar surroundings of his home in the Shire in the movie The Fellowship of the Ring, he remembers something his uncle Bilbo told him, "It's a dangerous business, going out your...

April 14, 2016  2:37 PM

IBM and Amazon have mobile momentum

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
Amazon, Android, Apple, IBM, IOS, Windows Azure

As some of the top tech companies in the world continue to work together—and compete against each other—opportunities for mobile developers will flourish. IBM and Amazon are among the major enterprise technology vendors that have started to pay more attention to mobility, although they’re...

November 12, 2015  7:33 AM

Mobility requires more than just a BYOD policy

Carl Setterlund Carl Setterlund Profile: Carl Setterlund
Box, BYOD, Enterprise mobility, iPhone

The iPhone came out in 2007, but it's taken nearly a decade for many IT admins to wrap their heads around mobility in the enterprise. Eight years later, a good chunk of organizations now acknowledge that employees work from their smartphones and tablets, which means IT has to create a secure...

October 20, 2015  6:00 AM

VMware needs its latest email acquisition to go better than the last one

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
AirWatch, Android, Apple iOS, Box, Enterprise mobility, Mobile email,, VMware, Yahoo, Zimbra

In case you missed it last week, in the aftermath of some bigger acquisition news, VMware

July 20, 2015  2:44 PM

Say ‘I do’ to enterprise-approved file sharing

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
Box, Dropbox, EFSS, file sharing, Google Drive

I’m getting married next year, and there is so much information to keep track of during the planning process. To help, one of the first things I did was create a shared document in Google Drive – a place for my fiancé and I to collect our DIY ideas, guest list and links to vendors’...

June 2, 2015  6:43 PM

The challenges of large-file transfer on mobile devices

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
Cloud storage, IOS

Recently, I set about entering my expenses for a business trip. The limitations of my email outbox almost immediately thwarted me. I attempted to send myself 12 images of receipts, using my corporate email account on my iPhone’s native email app. The app capped out at a handful of images...

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