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How Apple’s device strategy is making an impact on the enterprise

Since the advent of B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) schemes and the success of the iPhone as both a consumer and business device, Apple has recognised the need to strengthen its portfolio of enterprise-friendly device management tools, productivity applications and not least its IT support. The iPhone and iPad have propelled Apple to widespread adoption in corporate markets such as Education, Healthcare and Government. But needless to say, satisfying the needs […]

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Developing Mobile Apps in a Hostile World: Part 1

Good morning it’s Julian here once again, this time with part one of a two-part series on points to consider when developing enterprise applications. I know this will be a little obtuse to those who aren’t actively working in the sector so if you’ve any questions please do add them below and I’ll respond. Here […]

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How to manage your BYOD project (by someone who’s done it and survived to tell the tale)

Hello it’s Ewan here. I’m delighted to present a series of posts by one of the Square Mile’s most accomplished mobile architecture hotshots, Julian Cooling. Julian has been a regular comment contributor over the years here at Mobile Industry Review and I finally met the chap in person at one of our 361 Degrees Live […]

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Reader opinion: Microsoft are aiming for enterprise with the Surface

I had quite a few emails from readers after yesterday’s post on the Surface. I asked permission to reproduce some of them anonymously as I thought the points deserved airing, especially since a few reckoned I was overlooking things. Here we go… Ewan, You might be missing the point. What I took from the launch […]

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Android’s enterprise problem: Are you noticing this too?

For the third time this week I’ve come across a really big enterprise that’s going (or already gone) cold on Android. They’re reading far too many alarming reports, they can’t understand why they need to stick McAfee on every Android phone (“Google should have done this properly,” one commented) and they really don’t rate any […]

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Will enterprises embrace or restrict iCloud?

As far as most enterprise security officers are concerned, corporate data must be stored on company managed/controlled systems, eg the internal network. That’s the most basic interpretation of most policies. The definition of “systems” has widened recently to extend trust to the likes of Salesforce, Office365 or Google Apps. Indeed each of those services has […]

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Another airline introduces 11,000 iPads for its pilots

I’m doing my best to track sizeable enterprise deployments of tablets. Here’s one I caught via Mashable/CNN: United Airlines announced Tuesday that it is replacing its pilots’ flight decks with iPads. Rather than carry around 38 pounds of operating manuals, charts and logbooks, the 11,000 pilots at United and Continental will use a pre-loaded iPad. […]

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Enterprise WiFi Best Practice Series: Devin Akin of Aerohive

I’m delighted to say that we’re now ready to kick-off with the first post of our all new content series focusing on best practice around internal enterprise WiFi. Over the past few months I’ve had quite a few email enquiries from readers wondering if I had any perspective on the issue of internal enterprise WiFi. […]

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PRs: Need your help on internal enterprise WiFi

Hi there — I’m about to send this out through SourceWire but I wanted to make sure that everyone reading (not just PRs) has the opportunity to contribute to this new series I’m working on — here are the details: New Content Series: Internal Enterprise WiFi Best Practice I’m working on a content series focusing […]

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With the E7 comes a change in Nokia’s Enterprise Strategy

With the imminent launch of the E7 Nokia have switched their focus to business leaders, especially CIOs and senior executives who were the main audience at the Gartner ITxpo recently. Speaking at the event Ilari Nurmi, the man responsible for all things E-series, was clear – Nokia are targeting RIM’s BlackBerry with their business devices an they think they […]

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Anyone for BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express? It’s free!

Just got this in from BlackBerry’s European PR: Research In Motion (RIM) has today launched BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express as a free download from www.blackberry.co.uk/serverexpress. BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express is free new server software that wirelessly and securely synchronizes BlackBerry® smartphones with Microsoft® Exchange or Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server. Learn more about BlackBerry Enterprise […]