Google Fiber announces that its service will be coming to 18 cities in four major metropolitan areas including Atlanta, Nashville and Charlotte.
Today's mobile-focused enterprise requires a reboot of tech leaders' thinking and strategy, and CIOs must address how mobile now impacts business.
Until recently, the battle for the home network was one in which there was expected to be a single big winner and a group of largely marginalized, niche players.
The ongoing collision between the business and consumer worlds—partly spurred by BYOD—will translate into radically different IT systems and infrastructure.
Creating a truly mobile enterprise—which involves products and services spanning everything from the device itself to the cloud—is a fairly complex endeavor.
Though "paradigm shift" is uttered too often in technology, the IoT offers the channel real opportunities and challenges, ChannelCon panelists said.
Despite the prevalence of BYOD in the enterprise, many organizations act as if mobile device security is optional. Ditto for employee security training.
For the channel, for enterprise users and for consumers, there's no downside to a partnership between IBM and Apple.
The CEO of Sencha plans to build an Alliance program to help channel partners more easily find the backend services and integrated solutions they may need.
To stay ahead of the competition in our increasingly mobile-centric world, CIOs and business leaders need to improve their mobile products and services.
The real IoT potential lies in developing apps that make sense of all the data being gathered by a machine-to-machine system.
The security of many mobile apps is lacking, and CIOs should review their apps and focus on eliminating opportunities for unintentionally revealing information that may be helpful to cybercriminals.
Solution providers see more Apple devices at their customers. Internal IT organizations and managed service providers are being asked to manage these devices.
Solution providers could hasten mobile computing's rise by building some fairly simple apps that shine a spotlight on its potential.
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