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25% of IT's budget will go to mobile apps by 2017, predicts IDC

2015 is just around the corner, and as more organizations prepare for the new year, they also are preparing their IT budgets.  Research firm IDC recently released budget predictions for 2015 and beyond, and specifically predicts that one-fourth of enterprises' IT budgets will be reserved for development and deployment of mobile applications by 2017.

News Scan: 5 ways to get the most from mobility; BBM now supports latest OS; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Dec. 15, including 5 ways to get the most from mobility, BBM's support for Windows Phone, increase in smartphone sales, mobile ad startup The Mobile Majority taking off and BYOD implementation fueling WLAN security market growth.

News Scan: Ford ditches Microsoft for BlackBerry; Google releases new Watch Face API; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Dec. 12, including Ford's move to BlackBerry, a new Watch Face API from Android, the eventual rise of 5G, the future of C-RAN technology and mHealth wearables getting a boost.

Enterprises are increasingly opting for the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi access points

Close to one quarter of all enterprise access points use the latest 802.11ac standard, according to the latest data from Infonetics Research.

NHS Human Services finds fix to undependable Wi-Fi network

NHS Human Services replaced its Wi-Fi network with an Aruba Networks' wireless infrastructure to obtain the flexibily, security and performance it needed for a client base of over 50,000.

News Scan: 5G standards process just beginning; Yahoo battles Twitter as 3rd largest mobile ad platform; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Dec. 8, including the standards process for 5G technology, a wireless charging system for larger devices, Yahoo's battle with Twitter as third largest mobile ad platform, one-eighth of 4G subs will use LTE-A next year and Mobile DRAM market growth through 2019.

Many workplaces will be wireless even for non-mobile devices, predicts Gartner

Reflecting the shift to a wireless workplace, Gartner predicts that 40 percent of enterprises will use Wi-Fi as the default connection even for non-mobile devices, such as desktops, desk phones, projectors, and conference room.

News Scan: Barnes & Noble, Microsoft to end Nook partnership; Intel to invest $1.6B in Chinese mobile chip plant; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Friday, Dec. 5, including Barnes & Noble and Microsoft to end their Nook partnership, Intel's investment of $1.6 billion in a Chinese mobile chip plant, construction and industrial equipment segments driving demand for off-road vehicle telematics, mobile operators spending $5.6 billion per quarter on LTE rollouts and WLAN 802.11ac device market growth in Q3.

IT managers beware, IoT is coming

IT leaders will have their hands full with the Internet of Things in the coming years, according to Vernon Turner, senior vice president of research at IDC.

News Scan: iPhone 7 by next fall?; Jo, meet Siri and Droid; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Dec. 3, including Apple's possible release of an iPhone 7 in the fall of 2015, smartphones that control your coffee maker, iPhone 6's record sales in the UK, LTE-A upgrades and small cell deployments in the microwave gear market and LTE smartphones driving antenna tuner shipments.