Enterprise Mobile Blog Section Index

Google Fiber Proves the Skeptics Wrong and Wireless May Be Next

Google Fiber announces that its service will be coming to 18 cities in four major metropolitan areas including Atlanta, Nashville and Charlotte.

CIOs Must Prepare for the New Mobile Order

Today's mobile-focused enterprise requires a reboot of tech leaders' thinking and strategy, and CIOs must address how mobile now impacts business.

Wi-Fi Drives Changes in the Home Networking Dynamic

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 World Is Going Mobile

The ongoing collision between the business and consumer worlds—partly spurred by BYOD—will translate into radically different IT systems and infrastructure.

Citrix Aims to Make Creating Mobile Enterprises Easier

Creating a truly mobile enterprise—which involves products and services spanning everything from the device itself to the cloud—is a fairly complex endeavor.

IoT Brings Channel New World of Opportunity, Challenges

Though "paradigm shift" is uttered too often in technology, the IoT offers the channel real opportunities and challenges, ChannelCon panelists said.

Missing in Action: BYOD Security

Despite the prevalence of BYOD in the enterprise, many organizations act as if mobile device security is optional. Ditto for employee security training.

Why the IBM-Apple Deal Is Good for All

For the channel, for enterprise users and for consumers, there's no downside to a partnership between IBM and Apple.

New Sencha CEO Sees Need for Global Alliance Program

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.

Five Ways to Maximize on Mobility

To stay ahead of the competition in our increasingly mobile-centric world, CIOs and business leaders need to improve their mobile products and services.

Internet of Things: Pinpointing Its Channel Potential

The real IoT potential lies in developing apps that make sense of all the data being gathered by a machine-to-machine system.

Mobile App Security Needs Improvement

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.

Can the Channel Field the Apple Opportunity?

Solution providers see more Apple devices at their customers. Internal IT organizations and managed service providers are being asked to manage these devices.

Mobile Computing May Be the Best Gift for the Channel

Solution providers could hasten mobile computing's rise by building some fairly simple apps that shine a spotlight on its potential.

Lenovo's IT Mettle vs. Google Chromebook

Image via Wikipedia Google's Chromebook notebook play, announced during the company's Google I/O conference, may be aimed at businesses, governments, and educational institutions, as well as consumers, but will any of these end-users or end-user organizations be interested in buying what Google wants to sell, or lease,...

Channel Headlines Around the Web - Goodbye March Edition

Image by Robert Scoble via FlickrJoe Panettieri at MSPMentor reports yet another MSP merger/acquisition deal - the 15th he's tracked in 2011. This one, in Western Canada, has VODA Computer Systems Ltd. and Graycon Group Ltd merging. Meanwhile, over at Channelnomics, Larry Walsh offers seven tips he's gathered for MSPs

Intel Infineon Wireless Buy Re-ARMs Intel

Image by cocoate.com via Flickr Intel's newly announced plan to buy chip maker Infineon's wireless business unit for $1.4 billion gives Intel another shot at the highly coveted mobile business that includes smartphones, embedded devices and laptops. And for Intel it's familiar territory. That's because Intel...

Cisco Channel Execs Make a Big Deal Out of Using iPhone, iPad

Image via WikipediaCisco's two major channel executives made a big point of mentioning their embrace of Apple mobile devices during last week's Cisco Partner Summit in San Francisco. Senior Vice President of Cisco's Worldwide Channel Organization Keith Goodwin told a keynote audience of partners that he'd moved to the...

Cisco WebEx: Now on an iPad Near You

Image by Getty Images via DaylifeJust a few months ago I posted as my Facebook status: "I work in the Bermuda Triangle of WebEx. If you want me to see the slides, email them to me in advance." The free online meeting application that Cisco acquired two years ago would

Coming to an Enterprise Near You: Consumer PCs

One of the changes that analysts and other observers are talking about as potentially a major trend for the next several years is the "consumerization of IT," or end users buying their own technology and using it for work—laptops, smartphones, netbooks. A recent Gartner survey of enterprises showed that 10 percent

Ubercool, Uber-fast, Uber-tired -- Trends for This Century

If your customers seem to be moving at a more frantic pace, they are not alone. Overall, everyone is more pressed for time these days, says uber-cool trend spotter Michael Tchong, who spoke to VARs about the quickening pace of all things and how that fits into the uber-trend of

Windows Mobile 7: Do Delays Impact Your Business?

If we've learned one thing about Twitter, it's to watch what you say out loud, in any forum, or your words might become fodder for tweeters everywhere. Even closed door meetings with no journalists present aren't safe. Just ask Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Now Ballmer's pretty candid even when reporters

The Perils of Cameras in Mobile Devices

Last week, Motorola launched its new MC9500-K handheld device with a list of features that would have made Ron Pompei envious. The device that looks like a cross between a Star Trek phaser and tricorder includes an infrared bar-code scanner, Windows Mobile, motion-detection technology, GPS, a cell phone and a