Mobility Article Archive:
Once heralded as the cornerstone of the company’s BYOD support strategy and a key part of its Simply Connected portfolio, Juniper is reportedly considering the sale of its Junos Pulse mobile security unit.
Google is finally opening unrestricted sales of its famed Google Glass wearable computing device. While it’s a neat idea, it has few practical applications, and early adopters are essentially paying for the privilege of helping Google develop better, less-expensive devices.
Wearable technology is set for explosive growth in the coming four years, according to IDC, which claims the market has emerged from the early-adopter phase to become an industry mainstay.
Good Technology is looking to pick up momentum in the channel, and the midmarket and SMB markets, with a North American extension of its distribution deal with Tech Data.
Spending on PCs, ultramobiles, mobile phones and tablets will return to solid growth in 2014 but lower-cost devices will be the order of the day.
Samsung unveiled its new “Samsung Team of Empowered Partners” — or STEP — to consolidate channel resources and serve as a launch pad for expanding its reseller network.
More tablets than traditional PCs will be shifted in 2015, according to Gartner, which pointed to shipments of the two shooting off in opposite directions.
Much attention is being placed on how Microsoft’s new Office for iPad could make it harder for Windows to gain a foothold in tablets. The greater potential is that the new app could make it easier for solution providers to sell the cloud-based Office 365 and drag complementary product sales.
It’s hard to imagine a non-mobility world in which people aren’t checking their e-mail at the grocery store or conducting business from a plane, a train or automobile.
It’s increasingly less important whether a user types or swipes, just that they engage with information and each other via advanced digital technology.