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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...

November 15, 2017  7:24 PM

CEO of BlackBerry downplays enterprise mobility management

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
BlackBerry, Enterprise mobility, Internet of Things, VMware

NEW YORK -- We've talked a lot about BlackBerry's shift from a device manufacturer to a software provider over the past few years. And when we referred to software, we typically meant enterprise mobility management (EMM). In that regard, the company's transformation has gone well. BlackBerry is...


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 16, 2017  4:32 PM

VMware jumps into mobile app analytics with Apteligent buy

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele
APM, mobile app development, VMware

Mobile app analytics and monitoring are the new "it" technologies in end-user computing. Two months after Cisco acquired AppDynamics, VMware has snapped up Apteligent. The deal will bring mobile app user experience (UX) and performance monitoring capabilities to VMware's existing digital...


February 2, 2017  1:42 PM

‘Dangerous’ AirWatch security flaws found in Android apps

Ramin Edmond Profile: Ramin Edmond
AirWatch, Android, Enterprise mobility, malware, Security, VMware

Even mobile security software sometimes falls prey to vulnerabilities. VMware this week issued a security advisory regarding vulnerabilities with its AirWatch Agent and Inbox apps for Google Android. Agent, the app for enrolling devices in AirWatch, detects


October 12, 2016  12:45 PM

Where has all the IT gone?

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
"IT occupations", Artificial intelligence, Mobile applications, VMware

When new tech emerges, people often wonder whether it will be the technology that finally puts IT administrators out of their jobs for good. At a very basic level, technology exists and evolves to take a load off human beings. The telephone made it easier to communicate with one another, the...


September 14, 2016  3:15 AM

Three mobile conferences to consider this fall

Alyssa Provazza Alyssa Provazza Profile: Alyssa Provazza
AirWatch, IT conferences and events, Microsoft, VMware

Microsoft, VMware AirWatch and JAMF Software highlight a busy autumn tech show season. Microsoft Ignite Sept. 26-30, Atlanta This one’s a doozy, clocking in at five days and nearly 500 sessions. It attracts Microsoft IT pros and developers alike, who can find


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...


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