Enterprises should support unified communications functions for BYOD devices. It is time for enterprises to overcome their reluctance to deploy mobile UC on employee-owned devices and unleash the power of their workforce.
Monitoring services are expected to fuel growth in the mobile health market, which Grand View Research forecasts will reach $49.1 billion by 2020, up from $1.95 billion in 2012.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 3/12 including: mobile contactless transactions on the rise and what role Visa and Mastercard are playing in this, the closing of hundreds of Staples stores due to mobile push, what's going on in the tablet shipment market for the Middle East and Africa, why IT channel firms need to seize enterprise mobility opportunity according to TechTarget and what's going on with V2V and V2X communication systems.
While Intel, Marvell, MediaTek, Qualcomm and Nvidia announced their first 64-bit mobile processors at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Android smartphones running 64-bit chips are unlikely to hit the market before the second half of the year, judges ABI Research.
Just because employees may be permitted to bring their own device doesn't mean they'll also bring their own support. Problems with employee provisioned devices tend to also become problems for the IT department.
In further evidence that the great traditions of Britain and Europe are under attack, new research confirms that the typical European worker now spends more annually on BYOD than they do on tea.
Doctors are increasingly using mobile devices to provide patient care, yet many healthcare organizations do not have a mobile technology policy in place, according to a recent survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
Rather than approving or banning mobile applications as employees attempt to download them to devices, some chief information officers are turning to mobile application stores to streamline application management.
Quick rundownon the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 3/10 including: the new mobile taskforce at the FCC, a push for native advertising versus banner ads in mobile, mobile payment system Paym unveiled by U.K. banks, Chinese making up over half of mobile handset shipments next year and Samsung's role as supplier of Apple's new A8 chip in smartphones.
Not wanting to cede enterprise momentum to Samsung, Apple recently unveiled a number of new initiatives to expand enterprise use of iOS, including its device enrollment program.
Call and text alerts along with caller ID are the most popular features that consumers want for their smartwatches, according to a survey by ABI Research.
Mobile apps, mixed business-personal device use fueling enterprise demand for mobile security products
A majority of enterprises surveyed by Infonetics Research said that they are deploying mobile device security products in order to "effectively handle mobile application control and mixed personal and business use."
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 3/7 including: how BYOD could help the enterprise Windows XP upgrade, 200 exabytes of mobile data traffic in the next five years, tool allows hackers to add malicious code to Android apps, increased Wi-Fi risks in Europe and Google's possible hand in the drop of the Android/Windows tablet by Asus.
With $37 billion in assets under management, privacy equity firm Warburg Pincus is looking to invest in mobile firms in a range of industries and has tapped mobility specialist Dinesh Moorjani to identify mobile opportunities.
The pervasiveness of energy sensors and ad hoc networks to enable the Internet of Things, along with virtualized networks and cloud computing, will transform the communications networks, content and technology markets by the end of the decade, predicts Strategy Analytics.
Brazil, which is hosting the World Cup this year, is not ready to handle the mobile traffic that will be generated by all of the fans crowding into the various stadiums around the country, warns Infonetics Research.
The latest in mobile IT news for March 6, including Alcatel-Lucent's place among small cell and carrier Wi-Fi product vendors, how T-Mobile plans to rollout its LTE services, Amazon's latest app for its sellers, how Disney's Magic Band leaves something to be desired and a revision on IDC's tablet growth forecast.
Los Alamos National Lab, known for its nuclear weapons research in the last century, is now investing bendable glass for use in mobile devices, according to a report by Computerworld.
Is a showdown imminent over who owns the consumer data generated by mobile? Very possibly, according to a recent report.
By 2030, more than 40 percent of vehicles in Europe will use vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies to improve traffic safety and efficiency, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.