I enjoyed getting the end user perspective on mobility at this year's CITE Conference. The IT folks in the trenches have a lot to teach analysts and journalists like me about turning ideas into innovations in the real world.
U.S. high-tech behemoth Cisco and French drug giant Sanofi took very different approaches to their mobility strategies, related two IT execs from those companies at the CITE Conference this week.
Fifty-one percent of organizations have an enterprisewide mobility strategy in place with clearly defined initiatives, while 49 percent do not, finds an Illuminas survey, commissioned by Cisco. The survey polled 400 mid-market and enterprise-IT decision makers.
A consortium of heavy hitting IT firms will develop engineering standards for the Internet of Things to enable interoperability among networks and devices and improved access to big data for organizations.
Unified communications appliances and services are being marketed more toward smaller businesses, complete with smaller prices. That's a problem for Cisco, and its SVP knows it.
The low-cost, browser-based device can display web content, but can't run plug-ins like WebEx. That will change, as a result of a deal announced Tuesday.
Admitting "the experience sucks" for videoconferencing systems priced at $1,000 and under, a Cisco exec announces plug-and-play room systems that give something back to smartphones.
It was a good week for seeing software-defined and virtualized IT infrastructure in action. Three prominent companies talked shop in the media, providing some details about how these trends work in real-world settings: Goldman-Sachs, Microsoft and Cisco.
Mobility can be a frustrating experience for employees and a security nightmare for enterprises, according to data compiled by Cisco.
FierceCIO:TechWatch had the privilege of interviewing Sanjit Biswas, Cisco VP and former CEO of Meraki. Read on to learn his thoughts on 802.11ac Wi-Fi adoption.