BYOD and mobile management

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'Quicksand' vulnerability in iOS could put enterprise data at risk

Enterprise mobile app security company Appthority uncovered a zero-day vulnerability called "Quicksand" within Apple's iOS that could pose data security problems for companies using mobile device management platforms.

Mobile employees on call outside of 9-to-5 workday

One-quarter of employees surveyed by ThinkingPhones said they spend a minimum of 30 minutes beyond the 9-to-5 workday handing work-related issues on their mobile devices.

Mobile tech reducing loan origination time for auto finance sector, says NetSol

Mobile technology is transforming the auto-financial and auto-leasing sector, reducing loan origination time and decision making, according to a white paper by IT and enterprise software provider NetSol Technologies.

Strong growth seen in bifurcating EMM market, says VDC

The enterprise mobility management market grew at a healthy 17.7 percent compound annual growth rate in 2014. However, competition has prompted a consolidation in the EMM market, with a clear division emerging between Tier 1 vendors and the rest of the market, according to a recent analysis by VDC Research.

Android devices continue to gain enterprise ground, says Good

Despite ongoing security issues with the Android operating system, the number of Android mobile device activations continued to rise in the enterprise, according to the latest Mobility Index Report from enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology.

BYOD on the decline in healthcare organizations, survey finds

BYOD poses challenges for healthcare organizations in terms of data security risks, IT support, Wi-Fi connectivity and increased costs. These challenges are prompting some organizations to pull back on BYOD programs.

India's Sonata to pay $5M for US enterprise mobility firm Halosys

Indian-based IT consulting and software services firm Sonata Software is acquiring U.S. enterprise mobility firm Halosys for $5 million, VC Circle reported, citing a stock market disclosure.

OpenSignal shows exactly why some businesses avoid Android

In the past "few months," OpenSignal has recorded an astounding 24,093 distinct Android devices that have downloaded its app. That's up from 18,796 last year and more than double the 11,868 in 2013. OpenSignal also found 1,294 manufacturers of Android phones.

MobileIron says jury has sided with them on patent dispute with Good Technology

MobileIron said that a California jury sided with it on most of the mobile device management patent issues under dispute with Good Technology.

Zebra buys ITR Mobility consulting firm, iFactr mobile platform

Zebra Technologies Corp. has purchased ITR Mobility, a mobile consulting and software development firm, and the iFactr mobile app development platform from ITR Group for an undisclosed consideration