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  • Enterprise to face more mobile operating systems

    It's not just Android and iOS devices that are likely to be making their way into Australian workplaces, with alternative mobile operating systems projected to gain in marketshare over the next four years.

  • Employees to wear their own device in 2014

    IT managers should take note of the plethora of new wearable devices popping up at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. They just might show up in the workplace.

  • BYOD 'a privilege, not a right': Fairfax

    Fairfax, Toyota and an Australian government agency described limited bring-your-own-device (BYOD) rollouts in a panel at the CeBIT Enterprise Mobility conference in Sydney.

  • The science of app-wrapping

    BYOD brings out the classic problem between control of corporate information and individual freedom. It kicks it up to a whole new level because the devices belong to the users, but at least some of the apps and information belong to the company and as such need protection and policy enforcement.

  • Nokia Lumia gets lift from elevator company

    The Australian office of a lift and escalator company has seen more than 70 per cent of employees use Nokia Lumia handsets running versions of Windows Phone under its bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategy. However, a recent Forrester study painted a less rosy picture for the popularity of Windows Phone in Australia.

  • Non-profit cuts costs with BYOD

    Compassion Australia has saved thousands of dollars since shifting to a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) mobile strategy, according to the non-profit organisation's systems administrator of projects, Blessing Matore.

  • Are federal agency workers going rogue with personal devices?

    Federal agencies continue to struggle with the question of whether to allow employees to use their personal smartphones and tablets at work under so-called bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, according to a survey out this month from the organization Telework Exchange.

  • Enterprise security testing: What are you missing?

    For all the advances in enterprise networking over the years there's been one big step backward: security testing. Relatively few enterprises today conduct regular security tests in-house, relying instead on occasional tests by outside consultants or, more dangerously, just taking vendor claims at face value.

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