One of the most obvious signs of that transformation is the changes Apple has made to iOS mobile operating system. Based on what Apple did with iOS 8, we can eeven more exciting enterprises features with iOS 9, expected to be unveiled at WWDC in June.
As you can probably already tell from this stack of announcements, metadata and MDM/RDM--i.e. the organization of data--was a prevailing theme at Enterprise Data World 2015. Which makes sense because while the wheels of business go round and round, it is the grit in such details that provides the traction.
Good Technology announced several efforts Tuesday to optimize mobile computing on Windows Phones and other Microsoft devices.
Just as enterprises are starting to get a firm handle on mobile device management, they are looking ahead to a new set of devices that could throw IT into chaos if not properly managed. More pervasive and numerous than smartphones or tablets, companies must plan now for the influx of Internet of Things devices.
The new mobile device management service is only available for Apple devices but its low cost and simplicity may appeal to smaller businesses.
In a move aimed at improving security for enterprise mobile devices, Samsung and ManageEngine have announced that Desktop Central will now support the KNOX platform.
When it comes to BYOD programs, you've been reading for months about the need to keep things safe, and keep things sound. Now you're being told to keep everyone happy as well.
Say "BYOD is our friend." Repeat, "BYOD is our friend." It's a simple message, but one that bears repeating for IT leaders who fear that BYOD practices will be the undoing of all their hard-fought data security efforts.
The top three technology areas where enterprises are investing are mobile security/mobile device management, BYOD policy development and mobilizing business apps, according to Joe Pappano, president of IBM's MDM firm MaaS360 by Fiberlink.
Bring-your-own-device practices are now 5 years old. David Lingenfelter reflects on how the trend emerged, quickly evolved, and where it is heading in the enterprise.