The number of mobile devices managed in the enterprise grew 72 percent in 2014 compared to 2013, a clear majority of which were iOS devices, according to the Citrix Mobile Analytics Report released on Tuesday.
In an era of mobility, IT managers can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the number and variety of devices and applications as well as amount of data they have to monitor, manage and secure. To make that task simpler, Citrix is providing IT departments with a single management console in its latest version of XenMobile released Tuesday.
For enterprise users of iPad who need to work with business documents, don't fret. There are alternatives to the Microsoft Office for iPad app, notes James Kendrick with ZDNet.
Known for its products that help other companies implement mobility, Citrix has taken its mobility tools and used them internally in its Working Better By Design program.
AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM, MobileIron and SAP are "leaders" in the enterprise mobility management market, according to the latest IDC MarketScape report.
Workers who use file sync and sharing tools to share corporate documents and access them through mobile devices are continuing to use consumer products in high numbers, despite the availability of enterprise-provided tools.
The best live customer service for Web users utilizes remote access technology, one prominent example of which Oracle now owns.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/10 including: poll results for e-commerce in France show an increase in online shopping, Apple's climb in enterprise and government spending, Yahoo's acquisition of startup Aviate and what that means for the enterprise, OpenPeak's cloud-based mobility tool that helps out enterprise BYOD policies and Citrix's acquisition of Framehawk to increase business app availability.
Enterprises should handle wearable devices like any other mobile device, if and when they enter the workplace in significant numbers, advises Phil Redman, vice president of mobile solutions and strategy at Citrix.
Enterprise mobility management will not become easier anytime soon and CIOs should be skeptical of single, silver-bullet solutions, says a new report from GigaOm Research. It's a complex space, thanks to consumerization, the proliferation of cloud-based services and purchasing authority moving toward lines of business, says the report.