Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Nov. 21, including Amazon launches Zocalo file-sharing app for Android and iOS, Apple releases app development kit for Apple Watch, Google launches BYOD-focused Divide app, IoT app enablement platform revenues to increase 28 percent this year and Apple supplier GT Advanced promised too much and failed to deliver.
Two-thirds of large enterprises believe that mobile devices are the weakest link in their security framework, according to a survey by Loudhouse Research on behalf of enterprise mobility firm BlackBerry.
IT directors are hungry for cloud computing benefits confirmation, and they got some this week with the release of a new cloud workspaces report from Gigaom Research and IndependenceIT.
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.
Companies that are adopting BYOD often face an expensive and complicated process of integrating iOS and Android devices into their existing Windows-based infrastructure.
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.
There are ways for turning lemons into lemonade when it comes to BYOD program hurdles. Here are five recipes for success.
Today, companies that aren't at least considering a mobility program are at risk of falling far behind their competitors. It only makes sense that this year's Fierce15 awards focuses on 15 companies that have successfully launched and implemented extreme mobility programs. Check out the 15 firms that we think are extreme mobility success stories in 2014.
BlackBerry will need to line up more partnerships like the one it signed recently with Samsung to provide a security mobility product for Android.
While tablets are struggling to find a use case among consumers, they may be just what enterprises need for their BYOD programs.