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How to implement an effective BYOD policy

Companies have accepted that BYOD is a reality. The challenge now is striking a balance between security and flexibility.

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Businesses brace for cost-cutting measures as the use of wireless data expands

Wireless data spending is growing for U.S. businesses as workers increase their use of smart devices on the go for everything from communication, collaboration and other business uses to shopping and watching videos. This article...

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Gartner’s top 10 security predictions

Gartner has taken a look at five key areas of security concern that businesses face this year and issued predictions on and recommendations about protecting networks and data from threats that will likely arise in each.

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BYOD can pose privacy risks to employees

Companies that use remote device management software to oversee employee devices used for business have the ability to collect a lot more information than employees may be comfortable with.

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One-fifth of IT pros say their companies had mobile data breach

IT pros have long been concerned about the potential for security breaches with BOYD; a new survey indicates they're right to be worried.

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BYOD isn’t going away, so set a real strategy

Users are going to use their devices for work, no matter what you do. That’s why you need a policy that manages the considerable risks. (Insider; registration required)

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Comparing 7 top enterprise tablets

The line between enterprise and consumers devices is thin, but some hybrid-tablets come equipped with more business features than others. Here are the pros and cons of the seven top enterprise hybrids.

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Educational IT crying out for better analytics, BYOD management

A panel discussion at Aruba’s Atmosphere conference this week talked up the need for better analytics and options for managing floods of personal devices on educational networks.

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iOS 9.3 tells enterprise iPhone users what should be obvious

A new iOS software feature reportedly makes its abundantly clear that iPhones connected to the corporate network are 'supervised' by IT and can be remotely monitored and located.

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BYOD continues to add challenges for IT leaders

A recent study shows that more workers are turning to personal mobile devices to get work done, but businesses need to consider not only the security threats, but also the effect on company culture.

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Samsung, HP take contrasting approaches to business uses for Android, Windows 10 Mobile

Smartphones with Android and Windows 10 Mobile vastly differ when it comes to business features, as highlighted by new smartphones introduced at MWC.

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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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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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5 tech trends that will drive the next wave of mobile innovation in the enterprise

Innovation in the mobile space continues at a record pace and the enterprise is not the exception. In recent months, the industry has produced a series of technologies that will play an important role in the next successful generation...

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Detachable tablet market set for growth in 2016

Tablet shipments are down, but more people are turning to hybrid devices like the Surface Pro 4. IDC predicts that sales of these detachable devices will grow 75 percent in 2016.

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Wearables, IoT spark interest in mobility management tools

BYOD hype has abated, but the problems of unmanaged devices are real.

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Apple says the iPad Pro is built for business

CIO.com Senior Writer Matt Kapko visited Apple headquarters yesterday to talk about the iPad Pro and the company’s strategy for positioning it as a tool for business.

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Hands-on with Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4

Microsoft has wanted consumers and enterprises to ditch traditional notebooks for the Surface tablets since 2012. And with the Surface Pro 4 that might finally be a realistic goal.

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