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Where does enterprise mobile management go from here? To EMMS!

As the mobile market matures and companies no longer want to deal with the hassle of bring-your-own-device and shadow support on their own, outsourced mobile management services are becoming attractive. This has major impact on a...

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

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Review: AirWatch takes mobile device management to the next level

AirWatch 8.1 is a sophisticated control plane for mobile devices that meets the needs of large enterprises. It stacks up well against other MDM apps we’ve tested, and features container demarcation plus elements of data loss...

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Here's where Microsoft is going with mobile

Getting its software onto every possible platform was only step one for Microsoft. Here's what the company likely has in mind for its next mobile move.

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Containerization moves beyond the full erase

The latest containerization technologies enable IT to create separate, protected areas for work apps and data on employees' personal devices. The challenge is to maintain security.

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Read this before you hand out an iPad Pro to anyone in the office

Your business users may be clamoring for Apple's high-end tablet. Take these steps before deploying.

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Microsoft touts new, holistic approach to enterprise security

Microsoft combines the attack protection, detection and response features built into Windows 10, Office 365, Azure and the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite to help enterprises improve their operational security posture.

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Half of U.S. businesses have no formal BYOD policy for security

Years after the widespread adoption of workplace smartphones, more than half of U.S. companies said they have no formal BYOD (bring your own device) policy to safeguard their enterprises, according to a survey.

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Microsoft goes all-out for enterprise with new Windows 10 update

Microsoft released its first major Windows 10 update on Thursday, and it includes a bunch of features aimed at improving the operating system for business users.

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Google tries to woo enterprises with new Android for Work initiatives

Google’s enterprise push rolled on with the launch of new programs relating to Android for Work, its group of features and services that help make that mobile operating system easier to manage for businesses.

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Okta forges ahead with new provisioning, mobility management features

Okta announced a bundle of updates for its enterprise-facing products at its annual user conference in Las Vegas.

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VMware to buy mobile email manager Boxer

VMware announced plans to purchase Boxer, a company that makes an email management application for mobile devices.

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How to plan your mobile strategy

Creating an effective mobile-friendly presence takes more than just making your website smaller. We offer some advice on how to shape your mobile platform.

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BlackBerry buys Good Technology as it further expands into mobile device security

BlackBerry placed rivalries aside and purchased Good Technology as the phone maker moves further into the mobile security market.

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Microsoft and VMware cozy up for device management

Despite their years-long rivalry, Microsoft and VMware have teamed in a new partnership that's part of Microsoft's collaborative strategy shift.

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Vulnerability in enterprise-managed iOS devices puts business data at risk

A vulnerability in the iOS sandbox for third party applications, like those installed by companies on their employees' devices, can expose sensitive configuration settings and credentials.

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IDC sees mobile management software sales slowing

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

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Blackberry delves deeper into security with AtHoc purchase

BlackBerry continues to shift its focus from selling mobile phones to securing them as well as other portable devices, and increasingly connected items that are part of the Internet of Things.

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