When Neela Jacques left a position at VMware to take on the role of executive director of the OpenDaylight Project, there were those who thought he lacked good judgment, but two years and three iterations of the open networking project later, Jacques believes the project is well on its way to becoming the de facto software-defined networking standard.
Just a month old and the Open Container Initiative has a draft charter and specification and has racked up some new, big-name members, including Twitter, Oracle, AT&T and Verizon, it announced today.
As many companies are doing, Yamaha America is shifting its entire IT infrastructure to the cloud. Instead of leasing almost 200 servers, Yamaha has spent much of the last two years shifting to...
Employees at overseas AT&T call centers stole the names and Social Security numbers of around 280,000 U.S. customers, according to the Federal Communications Commission, which fined the wireless carrier a record $25 million for lax data security practices.
AT&T and CompuCom, a Dallas-based IT infrastructure firm, are partnering on a new enterprise mobility product that pairs AT&T's wireless voice, data and messaging services with CompuCom's mobility products, mobile management services and strategic lifecycle services.
FierceMobileIT has reported on the challenges facing companies and fieldworkers exploring new use cases with mobile tech. But what about using the new tech to update older practices? AT&T announced Thursday a rollout of updates to its Enhanced Push-to-Talk (EPTT) service, its popular offering among construction workers, onsite technicians and any other worker who needs to hear radio communications without necessarily being heard themselves.
Microsoft is betting that a unified platform for PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets will make its smartphones more attractive to the enterprise. As part of that effort, Microsoft announced Monday that it will be introducing a flagship Lumia smartphone running Windows 10 later this year.
This year will be an "inflection point" where BYOD devices and malware targeting those devices proliferate in the enterprise, judges Andy Daudelin, vice president of security services for AT&T's Mobile Business Solutions team.
The top news stories for Jan. 8, 2015.
The ruling last year by a California appeals court about BYOD expense reimbursement has caused consternation among enterprises throughout the country. Any enterprise that allows BYOD should prepare for the implications of the California court ruling, as well as the expansion of the reimbursement requirement to data and to other regions of the country.