Monday, January 12, 2015

Palm lives! TCL to revive the classic brand

Startup Reddo Mobility gets $4.25M to give Windows apps a second wind | Busy week for Cisco at CES

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Palm lives! TCL to revive the classic brand
Palm is coming back to life after China-based TCL purchased the brand name from HP. Read More

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IT Security's Responsibility: Protecting Mobile Certificates
When it comes to protecting mobile certificates, IT security leaders must act responsibly - with next-generation trust protection. Find out how Forrester rates IT security leaders' knowledge and understanding of keys and certificate technologies for mobile. Learn More

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What's Your Bare Metal Use Case?
The advantages and benefits from use of bare metal. Learn More

Startup Reddo Mobility gets $4.25M to give Windows apps a second wind
Windows desktop applications aren't going to disappear from enterprises overnight, but if Reddo Mobility has its way, many of them will morph into mobilized ones sooner than later. Read More

Busy week for Cisco at CES
Cisco this week made a number of announcements at the CES show in Las Vegas, including a deal with cable company Charter Communications to supply products for Charter's “Spectrum” video service. Spectrum is a cloud-based user interface that will work on any deployed set-top box in Charter's footprint.The Cisco products include a cloud-based security suite, including a downloadable security solution for set-top boxes, and a digital rights management solution to support video services on a range of IP devices. Cisco will also supply “a substantial share” of Charter's “Worldbox,” a thin client that can be updated via cloud software and incorporates a cloud-driven user interface to deliver new features to Charter subscribers.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

What's Next: 2015 Big Tech News Calendar
I'll attempt to keep this calendar updated on a rolling basis by listing events of interest to enterprise IT pros Read More

10 popular iPhone apps you should delete
Screen after screen, folder after folder, app after app, the iPhone has become the new enabler for the mobile hoarder. For the New Year, though, many iPhone addicts have vowed to break or at least temper this fixation. If you're looking for a fresh start, you can begin by deleting these 10 apps. Read More


Infographic: Data Access Governance
Did you know that 80% of enterprise data is unstructured and doubling every 90 days? Did you know that 76% of organizations find it challenging to control access to sensitive data? Read this Infographic to learn more. Learn More

2015 Top Tech News Stories
It can be tricky sometimes to determine what qualifies as one of the year's top tech news story without the benefit of hindsight, but I'll give a shot at creating a running list here of the biggest IT stories of the year, with a special emphasis on those of interest to enterprise networking professionals. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Comparing AT&T and T-Mobile Rollover Data Plans
It's time to rollover. Not your dog — your monthly wireless data, at least if you're a T-Mobile or AT&T customer. The two carriers launched dueling rollover plans — T-Mobile last month, and AT&T this week — proving once again that competition in the wireless market is for real, and it's a real benefit for consumers.The obvious question, of course: Which plan is better? Both of them certainly have their good points, but they're both also limited in a number of important ways. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

IDG Contributor Network: Why smartphone encryption has law enforcement feathers ruffled
There's a downside to Android and iOS's privacy-enhancing encryption—it's going to be harder to catch criminals, police say. Read More

4G speeds increase as LTE-Advanced becomes more common
Compatible smartphones will become cheaper and more plentiful Read More

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The 6 Most Important Things to Know about VDI/DaaS Security
New IT trends to support worker mobility – such as VDI and BYOD – are quickly gaining interest and adoption. But just as with any new trend, there are concerns and pitfalls to avoid. Download this paper to learn the most important considerations to keep in mind for your VDI project. Learn More

What CES told us about this year's smartphone trends
New products from LG and Asus highlight how smartphones will change inside and out Read More

Hey Keith, what's cool at CES? (Part 1)
Where Keith tries to answer the question he always gets after going to the consumer electronics trade show. Read More

CES 2015: Why wireless smartphone charging might actually, seriously grow this year
Consumers will soon start encountering wireless smartphone charging in their daily lives. Could that be what it takes to get them to start using it? Read More

BlackBerry jumps into smartwatches with BBM on Android Wear devices
BlackBerry demonstrated its Messenger application on Android Wear smartwatches at the International CES trade show. Read More

Why software vendors should disclose their apps' bandwidth consumption
Bandwidth is power, and it should be treated as such. Read More

Review: Salesforce has the right stuff for mobile development
Salesforce1 Platform gives Salesforce developers at all skill levels good options for building mobile apps Read More


The "Future" is now (well, in October)

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