Caron Carlson

Biography for Caron Carlson

Caron Carlson is the editor of FierceCIO.  Caron has been covering information technology and telecommunications for 15 years, writing for a variety of publications. Her resume includes stints as a senior editor at eWeek and the Washington Bureau Chief for WirelessWeek. While she loves to write about the latest and greatest in IT, a tiny Luddite proclivity prevents her from becoming glossy-eyed about her subject matter. She can be reached at

Articles by Caron Carlson

Intel's Rosepoint elicits hope with a dash of skepticism

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) officials revealed this week that the company has discovered a way to integrate Wi-Fi connectivity into the low-power Atom CPU, which eventually could enable the production of

Xerox unveils cloud MDM service

Xerox unveiled a cloud-based service for mobile device management this week, seeking to make it easier to deploy and oversee the explosion of smartphones and tablets employees use on company

ForeScout aims for greater device visibility over single console

To give IT security teams greater visibility into devices running on the company network, ForeScout Technologies has rolled out new offerings to enable the use of just one console to get a deep look

Aruba launches network overlay for access management

Addressing the enterprise's need for a way to securely and cost-effectively provision the slew of new mobile devices brought to work by employees, Aruba Networks launched an access management system

Office for iPad soon? Not so fast

Need the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Office suite on your iPad? Rumor had it Tuesday that there could be an app for that coming shortly. The Daily cited unnamed sources claiming that the app would be

Facebook ads may come to mobile devices soon

More than 400 million smartphone and tablet users access Facebook on their mobile device--with good odds that some of them work for your organization--and soon they may start receiving ads via the

Forrester: Time is ripe for chief mobility officer

Chief mobility officers have been around for a while, but they are becoming increasingly imperative as more businesses try to come up with mobile strategies, reports Matt Hamblen at Computerworld.

Google closer to clinching Motorola Mobility deal

Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI) is a step closer to becoming a division of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), and industry observers and regulators alike are a bit wary. While U.S. and European authorities have

Sony building power-for-payment wall sockets

Sony is working on a new technology to enable power outlets to identify users or use policies with IC chips, Sam Byford at The Verge reports. The technology could be used to protect devices from

Stolen laptop can cost you $49,000

A laptop is stolen about every 53 seconds, and the average cost of the loss totals $49,000, according to Kensington Computer Products Group. Replacing the devices amounts to just 3 percent of that