While the enterprise mobility trend took a while to take off in Europe, it is now gaining traction across the continent. In fact, tablets are becoming the only devices that many employees at British, French and German companies are using to do business.
Okta, an identity management firm that decided to give enterprise mobility management a try last year, unveiled on Wednesday new capabilities for its EMM platform, including integration of push notifications to devices through its Okta Verify multi-factor authentication product.
Despite the increasing move to enterprise mobility, more than one-quarter of companies do not support a BYOD program, according to a survey of 418 IT pros by IT managed services provider CompuCom.
WidePoint announced Monday a partnership with Samsung SDS America to provide its digital certificates to a selection of the mobile device maker's products.
Cloud provider Champion Solutions Group has acquired allAware, a mobile and cloud technology provider, for an undisclosed consideration. Champion Solutions Group said it will expand its Microsoft Cloud capabilities outside of the Office 365 space with the acquisition of allAware, which develops Microsoft mobile apps for organizations.
BlackBerry is counting on its enterprise mobility software and services business to save it from a precipitous decline in the handset market. Unfortunately, the Canadian firm doesn't seem to be doing much better in that business than in the handset business. The enterprise mobility software market is crowded and big names are jockeying for position.
Microsoft is adding multi-identity support for iOS devices using Word, PowerPoint, and OneDrive apps so that users can access both their personal and work accounts in the same Office mobile apps while Intune mobile application management policies are only applied to the user's work account.
While enterprise mobile apps enable employees to more productive, developing and managing those apps put a strain in IT departments.
Microsoft is adding advanced threat analytics to its Enterprise Mobility Suite, according to a report by ZDNet.
Despite continuing revenue decline, BlackBerry is seeing a resurgence of its software and technology licensing business, according to the latest financials issued Tuesday by the Canadian mobility firm.