Despite the increasing move to enterprise mobility, more than one-quarter of companies do not support a BYOD program, according to a survey of 418 IT pros by IT managed services provider CompuCom.
Across all industries, rare is the organization that doesn't rely in some form on mobile apps. Whether mobile apps are used on the client-facing side, for internal processes, personal apps employed through shadow IT, or any other use case, there is likely some kind of mobile computing happening at all times in the enterprise.
Although I don't remember the first time I heard the term "unified communications," I'm certain it was at least a decade ago. It followed the VoIP trend and was hinted by vendors as being the next big thing in enterprise communications.
Xirrus launched on Tuesday its EasyPass suite of services that manages mobile device connections to Wi-Fi networks with minimal IT involvement, making it easier for BYOD users and Internet of Things devices to connect.
Data classification and security firm TITUS rolled out several security enhancements to its corporate email app TITUS Classification for Mobile to help bridge the gap between what employees want and organizations are willing to provide.
Landesk, with the help of a third-party research firm, polled over 2,500 employees spread across the U.S., U.K., Germany, France and Australia, and folks seem pretty happy about their IT support.
Secure mobile messaging firm Neon SMS has put together an infographic that examines the proliferation of mobile security threats by platform and some strategies firms can use to lessen risks.
Mobile security is a growing concern for IT departments, particularly as more enterprises opt for BYOD environments. Yet, that same concern does not appear to be shared by the rank-and-file employees.
To help firms cope with BYOD security risks, Prateek Panda, co-founder and chief marketing officer of mobile security firm Appknox, recommends that CIOs take the following five steps to improve BYOD security at their firms.
One of those firms moving ahead with BYOD is Wells Fargo. To enable secure communications between its advisers and clients, Wells Fargo has developed a secure mobile app for their advisers' personal tablets.