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BYOD and mobile management

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Security firm Identiv awarded 4 mobility patents

Identiv, a Fremont, California-based security firm, has been awarded four patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for near-field communications, mobile and security inventions.

BYOD concerns behind Fortinet's $44M purchase of Meru Networks, new mobile security service

To address enterprise BYOD concerns, network security firm Fortinet announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Wi-Fi networking provider Meru Networks for $44 million and launching its FortiGuard mobile security subscription service that includes mobile app control and mobile malware protection for iOS and Android devices.

Acronis renames Mac-Windows file-sharing platform, adds support for mobile devices

Acronis is changing the name of its Mac-Windows file sharing product from ExtremeZ- IP to Acronis Access Connect and adding support for iOS, Android and Windows Phone mobile devices.

Takeover rumors swirl as BlackBerry plans to cut workforce at device unit

As rumors swirl that Microsoft is looking to buy BlackBerry, the Canadian mobility firm reportedly plans to cut employees from its mobile device unit.

Wearables to be part of everyday workflow by 2020

Wearables will become a main staple for enterprises and industrial work settings by 2020, according to a report by research firm Tractica.

Fluke Networks wants a world without borders – at least for the enterprise

Fluke Networks this week unveiled an enterprise product strategy to align its portfolio with the requirements of the "borderless enterprise" – any company whose employees rely on the flow of digital information to conduct business, regardless of location or device.

Good Technology gives employees mobile email tool to work with Office documents

Employees spend a lot of time using email, and rely on it to share documents with colleagues.To improve the email experience on mobile devices, Good Technology has unveiled a secure mobile email app that enables employees to view, edit, print, save and share Microsoft Office document attachments.

Many businesses lack adequate policies, controls over mobile workers

Many businesses lack adequate policies and controls over their mobile workers, according to a survey of 330 IT and security pros by the SANS Institute and data storage and information security company Imation.

MOBI teams with TechData to offer MMS in Canada

MOBI, a managed mobility services firm, has formed a partnership with TechData Canada, a distributor of IT products, logistics management, and other services under which TD will offer MMS in Canada through its TD Mobility and Retail Solutions Sales Division.

Roadblocks to widespread BYOD adoption

While many companies have embraced BYOD as a way to improve employee productivity and mobility, others- particularly outside of North America- have dragged their feet or even actively prohibited BYOD for their employees. A recent BetaNews article identified a number of obstacles to broader adoption of BYOD.