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BlackBerry-Samsung MDM security partnership is ‘positive for enterprise’

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Deal means Samsung benefits from BlackBerry’s security reputation, while BlackBerry can move away from its ‘practically over’ hardware business
19 Nov 2014

How to keep BYOD on the right side of the law

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Without strict guidelines, a bring your own device policy can drag an organisation into a nightmare of fines, lawsuits and data breaches, warns lawyer Callum Sinclair
18 Nov 2014

BYOD is cheaper, faster, more adaptable, and here to stay

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The stats don't lie, as Gartner, TechNavio and Computing Research show us
17 Nov 2014

Apples to go - IT director Andy Chalklin on how iPhones and iPads are helping Pret A Manger to provide better service to coffee lovers

Andy Chalklin, director of IT at Pret, explains why he opted for iPhone over Android, and why the firm hasn't jumped into big data
13 Nov 2014

Why the Department of Health moved 12,000 users to a private cloud

The Department of Health's Bob Armstrong explains the thinking behind the Atos-led, £74m-plus ‘Open Service’ project
05 Nov 2014

How UKTV's Ben Hine is using cloud, mobile and BYOD to 'give employees more technology than anywhere else in television'

UKTV's Ben Hine explains how a flexible working culture based on mobile and cloud technology is driving innovation at the popular TV company
29 Oct 2014

‘With cloud computing, security becomes more of a concern,’ says UKTV director of technology

But combining use of mobile, cloud based working with education about security threats makes for a much more innovative and creative working environment, Ben Hine tells Computing.
28 Oct 2014

Should BYOD be banned to ensure corporate data security?

Intercede report suggests businesses are struggling to cope with the security implications of BYOD - is the answer banning it entirely?
22 Oct 2014

Choosing Google: An interview with United Biscuits' CIO Clifford Burroughs

United Biscuits CIO Clifford Burroughs on why the global company has become one of Google's biggest enterprise customers
16 Oct 2014

Oracle announces slew of social and mobile features to 'reach users rather than data scientists'

Collaboration tools, multiple mobile platform development products and a "corporate Facebook" are all offered up
30 Sep 2014

AXA sharpens up its data act: an interview with CIO and COO Kevin Murray

AXA group CIO and COO Kevin Murray tells Sooraj Shah how the insurance giant is using data from a growing range of sources to better tailor its policies to the needs of its customers
25 Sep 2014

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices
15 Sep 2014

BlackBerry acquires UK start-up Movirtu

Movirtu technology enables employees to use two numbers on one phone and receive separate bills
12 Sep 2014

Managing the BYOD Matrix: Three reasons why, and three ways how

The pace of adoption of BYOD amongst organisations is literally breathtaking - for many of the CIOs we speak to at Computing it's a top three issue - one of the most important issues on the IT agenda. Modern organisations are changing the way they work, and soon the office as we know it, with its fixed desks and hardware supplied exclusively by the employer will be a thing of the past - just another museum exhibit in the fast paced world of tech.
11 Sep 2014

IBM acquisition of Fiberlink fuelled its own BYOD strategy

100,000 users are now enrolled onto MaaS360, says Fiberlink co-founder Jim Sheward
08 Sep 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014

More than meets the eye: transforming IT at Jagex - an interview with head of IT Barry Zubel

Barry Zubel, head of IT at game developer Jagex, tells Danny Palmer about virtualising servers, automation and how IT infrastructure will be key to a smooth launch for their next big release
20 Aug 2014

Android smartphone and tablet Wi-Fi 'not great' for enterprise use

'Android needs someone to fix its Wi-Fi,' Jagex head of IT Barry Zubel tells Computing
19 Aug 2014

Running a slick SaaS IT operation: an interview with BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum

Angus McCallum tells Danny Palmer how shifting towards software-as-a-service tools like Box and SunGard has improved efficiency and flexibility at the multinational oil and gas firm
15 Aug 2014

IT defenders still focused on same old foes

Despite the proliferation of mobile, social media and cloud, companies see the main threats as coming from weak passwords and insider theft
13 Aug 2014

Mobile IT: learning to let go

How can IT leaders enable users to benefit from the freedom and flexibility that the latest mobile technology offers while at the same time ensuring sensitive data remains safe? John Leonard investigates
01 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Complete MDM solutions 'will not be available from any single vendor' says BlueCat CTO

'There's something fundamentally wrong with the market definition' says Wertkin
13 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Workarounds abound - how poor planning makes IT the bad guy

Consultancy Point to Point reveals how going off piste is easier for users than staying on the corporate-approved track
12 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: 'There’s no ROI in BYOD'

'Not a cost play' says UBS head of client-facing mobile Paul Whitby
12 Jun 2014