A new study produced by Vanson Bourne that was commissioned by CA Technologies shows that while the benefits of mobility “are well understood,” concerns over security and privacy, multiple platform support, budget constraints and lack of appropriately skilled personnel are still viewed “as the biggest obstacles to mobility adoption.”
The numbers to back this assertion are compelling. In fact, 83 percent of U.S. respondents recognize a greater need for realizing business opportunities with mobility.
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How much of a page-turner would any McAfee report be unless it scares the pants right off of us?
McAfee recently announced the findings from a joint survey with Office Depot, Inc. that revealed surprising security misconceptions among small and medium-sized business owners.
Ready for the scary part?
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On Wednesday, Citrix announced a new release of Citrix XenMobile, a move intended to further extend the company’s leadership position in enterprise mobility management.
Based on details shared with MMW, the latest release boasts new features that “simplify and speed up manual processes for mobile users.”
For example, Citrix XenMobile now eliminates the need to enter long passcodes to get into online meetings or work apps.
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Yesterday at the Samsung Developers Conference, Centrify Corporation announced the launch of its Centrify Alliance Partner Program (CAPP).
CAPP, we’re told, will provide developers, cloud and mobile ISVs the ability to jointly develop integrated solutions leveraging Centrify’s Unified Identity Services to provide secure access to cloud and mobile apps for mutual customers.
In addition, by formalizing its partnering efforts via CAPP, Centrify and its ISV partners such as Dropbox and Zoom are now better able to drive joint go-to-market activities.
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On Wednesday at the company’s annual Collaboration Summit event, Cisco pledged to deliver new innovations that embrace the modern workspace and enable users to work smarter and more efficiently from virtually anywhere.
Cisco’s latest efforts come at a time when the modern workspace is scrambling to integrate tools at work with many of the tools that employees use at home. These pairings support mobility trends that enable people to access information and communicate from their device of choice in ways not possible just a short time ago.
To give organizations a “fast onramp” to secure communications, Cisco is pushing its new Cisco Expressway, an advanced gateway that maintains security without the need for device-level registration, accounts, and passwords.
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Canadians are warming up to mobile banking at a hurried pace, a new report published Monday indicates.
Though online banking remains king when it comes to Canadians’ preference for how they bank, an increasing number of Canadians are beginning to embrace mobile.
In fact, a recent survey by ING DIRECT shows that 41 percent of Canadians say they are open to doing more traditional banking functions, like paying bills, on their mobile devices.
That number is up from 38 percent since 2012.
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With the holiday shopping season ahead and millions of consumers and merchants poised to use mobile for business, concerns about mobile security are escalating with each passing day.
Well, it seems there’s some help on the way.
Mobile payments solutions provider PayAnywhere says it has “taken steps” to make its platform the most secure mobile payments offering on the market.
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