Tag Archives: bring your own device

Iridium’s Matt Desch: Personal Mobile Device Use a ‘Top Trend’ in Satcom Industry

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications and a four-time Wash100 winner, has said the “bring your own device” arrangement is one of the top trends he has observed in the satellite communications sector. “The market is demanding reliable connections through personal mobile devices, regardless of location,” he told CommunicAsia in an …

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Big Market Research: BYOD, Cyber Attacks to Boost Global Market for Managed Security Services

A Big Market Research study predicts the global market for managed security services to record a compound annual growth rate of 15.8 percent from 2014 through 2020. The research firm said Wednesday an increase in adoption of bring-your-own-device policies at workplaces and rising incidents of data breaches and cyber attacks are among the …

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Oak Ridge Lab Taps Citrix Tool for Mobile Device Mgmt; Tina Snyder Comments

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has moved to adopt a Citrix-built platform in an effort to centralize mobile device management operations, GCN reported Thursday. Stephanie Kanowitz writes ORNL mobile managers previously used two different MDM services to manage the national lab’s bring-your-own-device initiative and laboratory-owned devices but decided …

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Technavio’s Faisal Ghaus: Mobile Helps Drive Demand for Unified Comms-as-a-Service

Technavio has forecast a 28 percent year-over-year growth for the global unified communications-as-a-service market from 2015 to 2019. Faisal Ghaus, a vice president of Technavio, said Thursday the UCaaS market growth is driven by an increase in the use of smartphones for enterprise bring-your-own-device programs. Ghaus projected Asia Pacific will …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Data Governance Critical for Federal BYOD Programs

Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft‘s federal government business, has recommended that agencies implement user-focused security policies to manage personal devices in the workplace, GCN reported Friday. “It’s about governance first,” Adams told GCN in an interview. “Maintaining control over employee access to data regardless of the device becomes …

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IoT Shifts Security Focus From Device Mgmt to Data Access Control

The Internet of Things is changing the way businesses manage network and data security by shifting their focus on data access using unified computing architectures rather than interoperability of various device platforms, CSO reported Monday. David Braue writes that the emergence of bring-your-own device corporate policies has opened considerations on mobile device …

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Lisa Durant: IT Should Base BYOD Policies on Users, Device, App, Content

Lisa Durant, a research analyst at Nemertes Research, says information technology companies that adopt bring-your-own-device programs should develop policies for the applications, content, users and their devices to protect the organization from data leaks. Durant wrote in a piece published Monday on AT&T‘s Networking Exchange Blog that administrators should cover these factors in their approach …

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Deloitte’s Mark Michels: Planning Key to ‘Right-Sizing’ BYOD Policies

Mark Michels, Deloitte Discovery director at Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics, said knowing the downside of bring-your-own-device programs and planning for them in advance puts organizations halfway to solving some of the greater legal challenges of smartphone technology in the workplace. “Understanding how mobile device use differs by global region, …

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