IT security measures for mobile devices can't be too "painful or annoying" or employees will try to go around them, increasing risks for the enterprises.
Apple has stepped in to the fill the enterprise mobility gap left by BlackBerry, according to data from customers of enterprise mobility management firm Globo.
Acorda Therapeutics, a developer of drugs used for central nervous system disorders, wanted to ensure that its 500 employees could share and work on documents using their mobile devices in a secure environment. Acorda opted for the EMC Syncplicity file management app.
Enterprise file-sharing service provider Soonr published a report last week that reveals 59 percent of workers say it's important they be able to download or edit files on their mobile devices. 89 percent say they access files remotely, but only 22 percent have an approved file-sharing service in the workplace.
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One of the hotly debated issues around BYOD is whether it improves worker productivity or not. A recent survey of 566 executives and professionals by cloud services firm Evolve IP indicates that BYOD does improve productivity. I would agree.
With most patients owning mobile devices, mobile healthcare promises to revolutionize the industry and shift the balance of power from the doctor to the patient.
The convergence of the Internet of Things and enterprise mobility management will be a key enterprise trend in the coming years. Vendors that can bring these two capabilities together successfully will find enthusiastic enterprise customers.
Mobile device use is spurring investment by wireless carriers in small cells and Wi-Fi hotspots, says ABI Research.