Just as you were getting used to the idea of permitting BYOD comes word that the average smartphone user has over two dozen apps per device, nearly all of which pose security or privacy concerns.
The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
The tech media has been quick this week to jump on reports that HP is calling remote-based workers back to the office. It follows similar action by Yahoo earlier this year. But there are plenty of reasons to allow--even promote--a remote workforce.
In the midst of reports that some leading technology companies are reining in their remote workers, networking giant Cisco reaffirmed its policy last week that remote workers are a valued and critical part of its workforce.
Ah, just when you thought Yahoo's decision to ban working from home is an aberration, HP suffers from the same delusional tendencies.
HP is rolling out a new partner ecosystem that will leverage each company's respective strengths to help businesses build and integrate end-to-end mobile solutions that bridge the gap between consumer and enterprise experiences.
Meg Whitman joined Marissa Mayer this week in calling her employees back to the office, but these moves fail to acknowledge the power of online collaboration tools.
The average cost of cybercrime for a U.S. organization has jumped 78 percent over the last four years, reaching $11.6 million this year, while the time to resolve a cyberattack has increased 130 percent over the same time period, according to the annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study prepared by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of HP.
HP made a smart move for once by combining HP Extreme and Autonomy into a single business division.
Aruba Networks, Cisco and HP Networking have been named market leaders in Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant for Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure.