Computerworld Blogs - enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/taxonomy/term/902/all en Why enterprise IT pros should fear Apple and IBM http://blogs.computerworld.com/big-data/24150/why-enterprise-it-pros-should-fear-apple-and-ibm <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Apple and IBM intend to bring Apple&#39;s legendary ease of use into the enterprise. This means those who&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">currently work in enterprise IT will be expected to deliver complexity and power within applications users can understand. And if they don&#39;t do it, they&#39;ll be out of a job.</span></p> Apple applications big data enterprise IBM IOS iPad iPhone OS X productivity apps software Technology Tim Cook Big Data Business Intelligence/Analytics iOS Mobile Apps Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:10:47 +0000 Jonny Evans 24150 at http://blogs.computerworld.com IBM and Apple... Sitting in a tree... K. I. S. S. I. N. G. http://blogs.computerworld.com/consumerization-it/24143/ibm-and-apple-sitting-tree-k-i-s-s-i-n-g-itbwcw <p> <b><i>Tim loves Ginni. Ginni loves Tim. (But no tongues.)</i></b></p> <p> Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) are climbing into bed together. Better serving big customers is the aim of the game. And you&#39;ll see why 2015 <i>will</i> be like 1984.</p> <p> Good thing? Bad thing? In <i>IT Blogwatch</i>, bloggers can&#39;t agree.</p> AAPL Apple enterprise IBM iPad iPhone Big Data Consumerization of IT iOS Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:38 +0000 Richi Jennings 24143 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Apple's IBM alliance kills Google in the enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/big-data/24142/apples-ibm-alliance-kills-google-enterprise <p> The news (to my mind, at least) confirms just how far Apple has come in its battle for relevance against old foe, Microsoft. So, what might this mean for Android? Nothing good.</p> analytics Android Apple apps big data cloud computing enterprise enterprise apps Google IBM IOS iPad iPhone Microsoft OS X services Android Big Data Business Intelligence/Analytics iOS Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:27:22 +0000 Jonny Evans 24142 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Apple's slice of the enterprise market has doubled in three years http://blogs.computerworld.com/small-enterprise/24006/apples-slice-enterprise-market-has-doubled-three-years <p> Those Windows XP boxes may still be whirring away in the forgotten corners, but Apple&#39;s slice of the enterprise market has doubled across the last three years, JAMF Software reports.</p> Apple devices Dimensional Research enterprise enterprise IT IOS iOS 8 iPad iPhone IT JAMF Software Mac Macintosh mobile device management OS X iOS Mac OS X Macintosh Small Enterprise Smartphones Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Jonny Evans 24006 at http://blogs.computerworld.com The iPad productivity guide http://blogs.computerworld.com/tablets/23892/ipad-productivity-guide <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">More people than ever are using their iPads to be productive. This short report shares some of the best hardware, software and tips to help get the best out of Apple&#39;s tablet.</span></p> Apple Apple Wireless Keyboard apps enterprise guide hardware hints iOS 7 iPad iPad Mini mobile apps nimblstand productivity software suggestions tips Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iOS Mobile Apps Tablets Mon, 12 May 2014 12:33:18 +0000 Jonny Evans 23892 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Apple's platform advantages for the enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/it-industry/23707/apples-platform-advantages-enterprise <p> It is no longer true to say Apple has no place in the enterprise. Apple solutions now enable out of the box productivity, according to enterprise management firm, JAMF Software.</p> Apple byod enterprise IOS iPad iPhone IT JAMF Software Mac mobile device management OS X tech support Technology Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iOS IT Industry Macintosh Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:02:19 +0000 Jonny Evans 23707 at http://blogs.computerworld.com More than shiny: Apple is an enterprise firm http://blogs.computerworld.com/it-industry/23597/more-shiny-apple-enterprise-firm <p> They say: &quot;Apple is not an enterprise company&quot;, but things have changed -- Tim Cook&#39;s Apple is an enterprise company, here&#39;s some proof.</p> Apple enterprise enterprise IT FIPS 140-2 Fortune 500 IOS iOS 7 iPad iPhone Mac Macintosh mdm OS X OS X Mavericks security Technology Tim Cook iOS IT Industry IT Transformation Mac OS X Macintosh Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:58:02 +0000 Jonny Evans 23597 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Samsung Knox needs a security overhaul http://blogs.computerworld.com/mobile-security/23327/samsung-knox-needs-security-overhaul <p> University researchers say Knox is so flawed that Samsung needs to &#39;rethink&#39; security.</p> Ben-Gurion University Defense Department enterprise Galaxy Knox mobile security safe Samsung smartphones tablets Android Application Security Data Security Mobile Security Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:40:34 +0000 Antone Gonsalves 23327 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Samsung isn't ready to take Android to the enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/mobile-security/23239/samsung-isnt-ready-take-android-enterprise <p> Samsung&#39;s Knox security platform isn&#39;t ready for prime time, and customers are not happy.</p> Android Apple Blackberry Defense Department enterprise Knox mobile security Pentagon Samsung smartphones Android Endpoint Security Mobile Device Management Mobile Security Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:39:56 +0000 Antone Gonsalves 23239 at http://blogs.computerworld.com 5 good reasons the iPad Air is great for the enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/tablets/23054/5-good-reasons-ipad-air-great-enterprise <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&quot;<em>The iPad isn&#39;t a productivity device,</em>&quot; they said. &quot;<em>It&#39;s just a giant phone</em>,&quot; they moaned. &quot;<em>It&#39;s got rounded corners</em>,&quot; they complained. &quot;<em>They</em>&quot; can say what they like, Here are 5 great reasons&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">iPad Air is&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.apple.com/ipad/business/it/management.html" style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">good for the enterprise</a><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">:</span></p> AAPL Apple apps enterprise IOS iPad iPad Air iWork mobile Post-pc tablet Technology Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iOS Mobile Apps PCs Tablets Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:33:18 +0000 Jonny Evans 23054 at http://blogs.computerworld.com iPhone in the enterprise? Forget about it. http://blogs.computerworld.com/ios/22831/iphone-enterprise-forget-about-it <p> The enterprise-class security in iOS 7 will keep Apple in companies for the short term, but eventually Android smartphones and tablets will clobber the iPhone and iPad.</p> Android Apple enterprise Galaxy S Google IOS iPad iPhone Knox Samsung Android iOS Mobile Security Smartphones Tablets Wed, 18 Sep 2013 08:22:26 +0000 Antone Gonsalves 22831 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Why Apple will disappoint businesses with iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner http://blogs.computerworld.com/mobile-security/22791/why-apple-will-disappoint-businesses-iphone-5s-fingerprint-scanner <p> Without a way to use the fingerprint sensor for signing into third-party software, the new hardware won&#39;t have much use for corporations.</p> Apple enterprise fingerprint scanner iOS 7 iOS developers iPhone 5S smartphone Touch ID two-factor authentication Application Security iOS Mobile Security Smartphones Wed, 11 Sep 2013 08:07:48 +0000 Antone Gonsalves 22791 at http://blogs.computerworld.com 3 ways Apple's new iPhones should change your life http://blogs.computerworld.com/smartphones/22694/3-ways-apples-new-iphones-should-change-your-life <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">I know I should be writing about those new</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;iPhones and those dubious images rumor sites are making so much money with as they&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">publish </span><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">them</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">. What&#39;s sad is that as they fetishize the iPhone as an object they completely miss its significance as solution, and that&rsquo;s what I am going to talk about -- three ways the new iPhones are about to change lives.</span></p> AAPL Apple biometric security enterprise enterprise apps iPads. medical iPhone iPhone 5C mHealth mobile health security smartphone Technology tourism Android iOS Mobile Payments Smartphones Tablets Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:38:59 +0000 Jonny Evans 22694 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Microsoft kills the enterprise cloud http://blogs.computerworld.com/privacy/22476/microsoft-kills-enterprise-cloud <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer may be taking a page from the Apple</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;playbook in repositioning</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;his corporation as a &quot;devices company&quot;, but that&#39;s just smoke and mirrors to disguise a firm that&#39;s lost its soul: its data surveillance deal with the NSA undermines its precious position in the enterprise</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">. Here&#39;s why:</span></p> AAPL Apple byod Cloud Edward Snowden enterprise iPad 2 HD iPhone Microsoft Microsoft Office Office personal technology PRISM privacy SharePoint smartphone Surveillance tablet Technology Cloud Security Cloud Storage Privacy Smartphones Tablets Windows Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:20:09 +0000 Jonny Evans 22476 at http://blogs.computerworld.com If you're an iPad using BYOD convert, you might want NoteSuite for project management http://blogs.computerworld.com/mobile-apps/22441/if-youre-ipad-using-byod-convert-you-might-want-notesuite-project-management <p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">A high standard for consumer-focused personal and project organization apps for Apple</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;platforms has been set with the introduction of NoteSuite</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">, a powerful iOS/Mac notekeeping solution that integrates support for iCloud.</span></p> AAPL Apple byod collaboration document sharing enterprise Evernote IOS iPad Mac Mac apps Macintosh mobile mobile apps NoteSuite notetaking Office PC pdf productivity Technology Android Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iOS Mac OS X Mobile Apps Tablets Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:25:22 +0000 Jonny Evans 22441 at http://blogs.computerworld.com