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Enterprises increasingly buying wireless gear directly from suppliers

There has been a fundamental shift in the business model for wireless equipment, with enterprises increasingly buying mobile infrastructure directly from suppliers, according to a new report from market research firm Mobile Experts.

Gartner: IoT security spending will lag far behind cyberattacks targeting enterprise IoT devices

By 2020, more than 25 percent of identified cyberattacks in enterprises will involve the Internet of Things, but IoT security will account for less than 10 percent of IT security budgets, warns market research firm Gartner.

Enterprises increasingly doing their own in-building wireless provisioning

Not content to wait for wireless carriers to hook up their buildings, enterprises are increasingly provisioning their own buildings with wireless systems, according to Nick Marshall, research director at ABI Research.

Mobile printing, scanning capabilities needed to maximize enterprise mobility investment, says IDC

Enterprises need to incorporate mobile printing and scanning capabilities to maximize their overall enterprise mobility investment, advised market research firm IDC.

Enterprise smartphone data plan revenues to top $200B in 2020, says ABI

Enterprise smartphone data plan revenues for mobile operators are forecast by ABI Research to surpass $200 billion in 2020.

Enterprises are embracing open source for business value, says SanDisk exec

This year marked a real sea change for open source in the enterprise. With the advent of the cloud and Linux, many are looking to the open source community to further build out their businesses. On the vendor side, traditionally proprietary software companies from IBM to Microsoft popped the hood on their code to share with enterprises and developers.

Firms increasingly use text messaging for employee notifications

Companies are increasingly using messaging for employee notifications, such as IT system outage alerts and emergency bulletins, explained Steve French, vice president of global product management and marketing with OpenMarket, a division of telecom software and services provider Amdocs.

Get ready for the half-decade of enterprise mobile apps

Last year, I predicted that 2015 would be the year of enterprise mobile apps. Now it looks like the next five years will be the half-decade of enterprise mobile apps. Get ready.

Poor enterprise security practices lead to sensitive data theft in the cloud

While enterprises are increasingly moving their sensitive data to the cloud, they are often not taking the necessary security precautions to keep that data safe. This has led to increasing data security loss or theft in the cloud, according to a study cloud security firm Skyhigh Networks released Tuesday.

AT&T, IBM partner on mobile cloud security for the enterprise

AT&T and IBM are teaming to give enterprises tools to secure mobile devices, apps, connectivity and data using IBM's cloud infrastructure.