Computerworld Blogs - enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/taxonomy/term/902/all en Apple's platform advantages for the enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/it-industry/23707/apples-platform-advantages-enterprise <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 <!--paging_filter--><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 WWDC: Apple's iOS 7 moves even closer to the enterprise http://blogs.computerworld.com/mobile-device-management/22317/wwdc-apples-ios-7-moves-even-closer-enterprise <!--paging_filter--><p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">The focus at WWDC</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;may appear to be on consumer markets, but Apple has also made major improvements to its offering to enterprise users with a range of iOS 7</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;features that should maintain the maker&#39;s place at the crest of the BYOD wave -- and &nbsp;few hints of where it is going...</span></p> AAPL Apple byod CIO enterprise IOS iOS 7 iPad iPhone mobile smartphone Technology wwdc Android Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iOS Mobile Device Management Smartphones Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:28:41 +0000 Jonny Evans 22317 at http://blogs.computerworld.com The unintended consequences of IT transformations http://blogs.computerworld.com/it-transformation/22286/agent-change-%E2%80%93-inflection-points-it <!--paging_filter--><p> Momentous, earth-shattering changes in IT have proven to be a divisive factor for many companies. Over the past four decades, these moments of change, or inflection points, have turned the industry on its head and sent us collectively diving into the future. Through each of these inflection points, we have witnessed obvious benefits, particularly in user productivity. But, these new opportunities also carry with them significant, unintended consequences.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> cloud computing enterprise IT virtualization web era IT Industry IT Transformation Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:04:05 +0000 JohnWThompson 22286 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Post-PC Microsoft signs its death warrant -- with an iPad http://blogs.computerworld.com/mobile-apps/22041/post-pc-microsoft-signs-its-death-warrant-ipad <!--paging_filter--><p> <span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">A leaked report claims Microsoft</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;intends bringing Office to Apple&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">iPads (and Android slates) -- but not until 2014. Meanwhile IDC</span><span style="font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); ">&nbsp;informs us that PC sales have slumped to a 20-year low. In the Post-PC environment, Microsoft&#39;s refusal to follow trend means it has signed its own death warrant:</span></p> AAPL Android Apple byod enterprise enterprise software IOS iPad iPhone Microsoft MSFT Office Office for Android Office for iPad productivity iOS Mobile Apps Smartphones Tablets Thu, 11 Apr 2013 11:38:05 +0000 Jonny Evans 22041 at http://blogs.computerworld.com Windows Phone's presence in the enterprise: Dead in the water, says a new report http://blogs.computerworld.com/windows-phone/21834/windows-phones-presence-enterprise-dead-water-says-new-report <!--paging_filter--><p> As bad as Windows Phone&#39;s market share is among consumers, it&#39;s even worse in what you would expect to be Microsoft&#39;s strength -- the enterprise. A new report finds that in the fourth quarter of 2012, only 0.5% of all mobile devices activated in enterprises were Windows Phones. And because of the study&#39;s methodology, that might even be an overstatement of its share.</p> Android enterprise enterprise activations Good Technology IOS Market Share Microsoft survey Windows Phone Windows Windows Phone Tue, 26 Feb 2013 17:18:56 +0000 Preston Gralla 21834 at http://blogs.computerworld.com 3 CIO considerations from IDC’s 3rd platform http://blogs.computerworld.com/it-transformation/21723/3-areas-its-3rd-platform-will-be-critical-cios-2013 <!--paging_filter--><p> Here are three areas I believe the 3<sup style="font-size: 60%">rd</sup> platform, and hence the combination of cloud, mobile, social and big data, will be critical for CIOs in 2013</p> 2013 3rd platform CIO enterprise IDC Big Data Cloud Computing Enterprise Architecture IT Transformation Mobile Apps Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Nicholas D. Evans 21723 at http://blogs.computerworld.com