Mobile enterprise application platform vendors will increasingly look to new partnerships and deployment options, such as cloud services, judges Charlotte Dunlap, senior analyst for app platforms at Current Analysis.
IT service providers are finally investing in mobility instead of just talking about it, judged Kathryn Weldon, principal analyst for mobility at Current Analysis.
Security must be a core component of an enterprise's deployment of machine-to-machine communications, advised Yiru Zhong, Frost & Sullivan senior industry analyst for information and communications technology.
BYOD is a "distraction" that prevents enterprises from thinking clearly about mobility, wrote Tim Dillon, research director for Asia-Pacific at Current Analysis, in a recent blog.
With the increasing growth of machine-to-machine communications comes the growing concern about the security of the data collected and transmitted by M2M modules and platforms, noted Kathryn Weldon, a principal analyst for enterprise mobility at research firm Current Analysis.
Enterprises should find a middle way on social media use, between prohibition and unrestricted access, advised Forrester Research analyst Nick Hayes in a recent blog post. Hayes noted that security and risk management personnel usually opt for prohibition because of the risks.
The majority of traditional middleware providers such as IBM, Oracle, VMware, SAP and Red Hat, have taken most of this year to develop mobile platform strategies, with integrated offerings not expected until 2013, according to a report on BYOD trends by Current Analysis.
Verizon's new Managed UC&C for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 can be combined with SIP Trunking using managed session border controllers (SBCs) to create a comprehensive UC&C infrastructure, the U.S. carrier announced last week.