In a new addition to a revamped CNME, we talk to the region’s IT decision makers for their short takes on the issues that comprise their everyday ‘to do’ lists. We’re kicking off with the issue of mobility, posing the question: ‘What is your policy on BYOD?’
Hewlett-Packard has released its Touchpoint Manager service, that aims to make BYOD easier for small businesses through a new cloud-based service to manage and protect mobile devices and PCs.
Dell has unveiled enterprise mobility software for Google Android or Apple iOS that supports BYOD use by selectively applying VPN controls only to the corporate apps on the device, not the employee’s personal apps.
CNME is this week set to host its BYOD Summit 2013, the Middle East’s first technology to conference dedicated entirely to the bring-your-own-device trend.
Alcatel-Lucent this week took BYOD by the horns with the launch of its Unified Access approach to wired and wireless networks.
Apple doesn’t promote enterprise features in its products, instead choosing to be seen as the consumer’s champion-but this doesn’t mean it doesn’t have any.
Mobile workers want to access their files while on the move but don’t want the complexity, according to Cortado APAC sales manager, Brendan Samuels.
CIOs who think they can abandon BYOD risk upsetting an important and growing constituency of their workforce: millennials, also known as Generation Y.
More and more workers around the world are bringing their personal mobile devices to the office daily, and companies appear to be having trouble keeping up with the trend.
New research has shown that the vast majority of businesses are exposing sensitive corporate data to cyber-criminals by failing to implement effective BYOD strategies.
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement is supposed to boost worker productivity but a study released on Monday said it can also breed distrust between employees and IT departments.
As more employees demand to use their personal devices for work, IT managers are struggling to both accommodate them and safeguard confidential company data.
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Zscaler has added mobile security to its arsenal of cloud-based security services, which the firm is pitching as a flexible way to fix the risk of employee-owned devices bypassing conventional filtering layers. The […]
To protect your network and your data, you need complete and proactive enterprise visibility, says Paul Wright, Manager of Professional Services and Investigation Team, Middle East, India and Africa, AccessData. The prevailing movement, labelled […]
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Juniper Networks has launched a new range of more widely programmable switches and management tools that aim to address provider and enterprise needs for software-defined networking (SDN) and bring your own device (BYOD) […]
Intel says its rapidly expanding bring-your-own-device programme has been a resounding success that delivered about 5 million hours of productivity gains last year. In the company’s annual IT report released earlier this month, […]
Dubai-based GEMS Education on Monday announced a collaboration with Aruba Networks, which will install a wireless network solution across all GEMS schools for a BYOD initiative. GEMS claimed that this move will make […]
It seems counterintuitive, but last year, Aberdeen Group found that the costs for a company with 1,000 mobile devices go up by $170,000, on average, when they adopt BYOD. Why? Hidden costs. Premiums go […]
According to a Dell Quest Software report released this week, businesses that are slow to support BYOD (bring your own device) or are constrained by a device-centric approach may risk being left behind. […]
Blue Coat has identified its Top 5 bring your own device (BYOD) traffic disruptors – activities and content sites that take up valuable WAN and internet bandwidth and disrupt the performance of mission-critical […]
Extending its line of enterprise management software for mobile devices, Citrix is acquiring device management software provider Zenprise. Citrix will fold the Zenprise software into its own Citrix CloudGateway and Me@Work packages. The […]
Late next year, consumers will be able to buy smartphones that either come with native hypervisor software or use an app allowing them to run two interfaces on the phone: one for personal […]
In its November 2012 Blue Coat Mobility Study, the company surveyed 350 respondents and found that most organisations allow employees access to company email (83 percent) and instant messaging (56 percent) on personal […]
With the advent of mobility and the influx of BYOD in enterprise, employers are struggling to keep control of their networks, according to John Yun, Director, Product Marketing, Blue Coat. Yun, who is […]
New research from IT services provider, Unisys, has found that IT support for BYOD has decreased significantly as compared to 2011. The proportion rated as having high levels of support for employee-owned smartphones […]
While the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon has entered the mainstream with 70 percent of smartphone-owning professionals using their personal devices to access corporate data, almost 80 percent of today’s BYOD activity remains inadequately managed […]
Bring your own device (BYOD) programmes have provided the most radical shift in the economics of client computing for business since PCs invaded the workplace, according to research conducted by Gartner. BYOD […]
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With the emergence of an increasingly mobile workforce, the traditional methods of securing a desktop environment will have to evolve to account for a vast new crop of wireless devices, a senior official […]
Many employees are working up to 20 additional hours per week unpaid as a result of bring your own device (BYOD) policies adopted by their firms, according to Wi-Fi access firm iPass. The […]
Annual IT costs for managing smartphones will soar by 48% next year compared to 2011, a new survey by Osterman Research shows. The increase is mainly due to the need for better security […]
The bring-your-own-device phenomenon, or BYOD, has really stirred up the hornet’s nest in the enterprise, particularly among CIOs.
Aruba Networks has announced the results of a survey of the development and implementation of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon in private and public sector organisations across Europe, Middle-East and Africa […]
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IT managers grappling with bring-your-own-device policies can expect to see an explosion in the number of smartphones and tablets used by employees in the next few years. As a result, IT shops won’t […]
IT is accepting, and in some cases embracing, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) as a reality in the enterprise, according to findings in a Cisco study released yesterday. Cisco said the findings of its IBSG Horizons Study […]
HP today set out to tackle the BYOD (bring your own device) problem, with the announcement of a new set of solutions that simplify mobile device access, automate secure site-to-site connectivity and improve […]
BT today announced new features to its BT Assure security portfolio aimed at protecting enterprises from threats arising from the consumerisation of IT and the big data explosion. BT said the new innovations […]
Enterasys plans to display at Interop next month an appliance for mobile device management (MDM), spurred by the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon at the workplace. Citing industrywide research, Enterasys says 75% of all devices supported by IT […]
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Mobile operating systems (OSes) are impeding the adoption of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend, according to research agency Ovum. “Businesses moving away from BlackBerry, and the rise of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon is making […]
A few months ago, a Hungarian man got a hold of a business executive’s personal mobile device containing corporate customer data. The man called up the company asking for $50,000 to not expose […]
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