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News Scan: AT&T, Shell ink mobile UC deal; Smartwatch market to take off; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Sept. 17, including AT&T and Shell's mobile UC platform deal, Gartner's prediction for the smartwatch and wristband market to "take off," mobile intelligence startup AdBrain launches Synapse platform, financial sector in Middle East to invest heavily in mobile and Chinese spending on commercial fleet telematics to increase.

Many enterprises lack mobile app security expertise

Many firms do not have mobile application security expertise and remain vulnerable to insecure mobile apps downloaded by employees, warns Dionisio Zumerle, principal research analyst at Gartner.

Supply chain management key to Samsung's smartphone success

Samsung's superior supply chain management has enabled it to surpass Apple as the leading provider of smartphones, judges market research firm Gartner.

Tips to help IT security pros get their board's attention

Despite the costs of high-profile data breaches, IT security professionals are still not finding a receptive ear in the board room. Gartner offers eight tips to help IT security types better convey the benefits of IT security and risk management to their boards.

IT security spending to reach $77B by 2015, says Gartner

Spending on IT security is forecast by Gartner to increase 8 percent year-over-year in 2014, reaching $71 billion, and another 8.2 percent year-over-year in 2015 to total $77 billion.

Indian firms embracing enterprise mobility

Indian enterprises are increasingly embracing mobility, with close to three-quarters either planning or rolling out a mobility policy.

Gartner says IoT trumps big data in hype cycle

Research giant Gartner said last year that big data topped its most overhyped technology list but this year the Internet of Things (IoT) reigns supreme. 

NetScout sues Gartner over Magic Quadrant, 'extortionate' business practices

Networking vendor NetScout has filed a lawsuit against Gartner, alleging that placement in Gartner's Magic Quadrants is based on pay-for-play practices.

Rise of the 'business consumer' presents opportunities, demands for IT

Research firm Gartner has identified the rise of the 'business consumer,' and the need for IT to create a more flexible digital workplace for these employees to thrive in.

IBM named sole leader in Gartner's latest MMS magic quadrant report

IBM is the only vendor to be named a market leader in Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services.