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BYOD vs CYOD: IT leaders explain their preference

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Practitioners of both approaches to enterprise mobility discussed their advantages and drawbacks at Computing’s most recent IT Leaders’ Forum
03 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

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Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

NCG Banco: 'We will continue supporting BlackBerry as a corporate solution'

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Large Spanish bank installs BES 10 and over 1,600 devices, even as C-level BlackBerry staff are shown the door
27 Nov 2013

Interview: LV='s Richard Warner, CIO of the Year 2013

LV=’s Richard Warner tells Sooraj Shah what it means to be crowned the CIO of the Year, and explains how IT has driven growth at the insurance firm
25 Nov 2013

Better education required to counter ‘culture of carelessness’ and protect mobile data from hackers

Security experts at Trend Micro roundtable debate how to fight threat of mobile data theft
21 Nov 2013

Oracle ehances BYOD capabilities with Bitzer Mobile acquisition

Deal designed to 'address the growing security needs created by the BYOD movement'
18 Nov 2013

MoD appoints former Post Office and TfL IT chief as CIO

Yvonne Ferguson begins work as a "3* CIO" in January 2014
14 Nov 2013

Danger lurks in the shadows: the darker side of collaboration

John Leonard examines the risk for IT from employees setting up their own collaboration systems
14 Nov 2013

Lean, green and flexible: exploring the IT powering WWF's new HQ

When the WWF designed its new headquarters, it knew its IT infrastructure had to be able to support hot-desking, mobile working and video conferencing in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way. Danny Palmer went to Woking to find out if it succeeded
12 Nov 2013

BYOD is fine - but only on a dedicated network, says WWF CIO

Dave Southern tells Computing how the animal charity runs a separate network specifically for BYOD
06 Nov 2013

Smartglasses will make workplace more efficient sooner rather than later, claims Gartner

CIOs should start preparing for technologies like Google Glass now, say analysts
06 Nov 2013

GoClever Aries 70: Review

How does the new 7 inch tablet from Polish firm Goclever fare in the cluttered Android market? Should enterprises consider this as a budget option for road warriors, or are there better options elsewhere?
04 Nov 2013

Bring your own lawyer: the legal perils of BYOD

With staff seeking to perform more and more functions on their devices rather than clunky work PCs, organisations are starting to consider the legal implications – and it isn’t a straightforward matter
30 Oct 2013

The secret to BYOD? Make users your security staff, advises Intel

Security in a world of wired PCs was hard enough. But when staff are using their own wireless devices, all over the world, it becomes an order of magnitude more complex. Graeme Burton reports
22 Oct 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

There’s life in the old PC yet

Some tablets may become obsolete long before laptops and desktop PCs bite the dust, writes John Leonard
17 Sep 2013

MobileIron integrates with Salesforce for enterprise mobility management

One billion mobile enterprise devices all need to be managed, says MobileIron's Ojas Rege
27 Aug 2013

The future of cybersecurity and BYOD at Network Rail

Peter Gothard visits Network Rail's head of IS strategy, Simon Goodman, to find out more about the company's cybersecurity policy
19 Aug 2013

Curtains for Windows as Hillarys Blinds opts for Android

When Hillarys Blinds wanted to build an app for its in-home sales staff it weighed up mobile platforms – and opted for a combination of Android and Samsung smartphones
07 Aug 2013

Force India IT chief full of praise for BlackBerry and BB10

Adrian Collinson, Head of IT for the Force India F1 team tells Computing BlackBerry doesn't deserve such a bad rap
06 Aug 2013

'Execs don't understand how to fix cyber security problem'

While 'maniacs run around' with mobile devices, executives are aware of a security problem, but don't understand how to address it
25 Jul 2013

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust goes for Xirrus over Nortel and Cisco for new Wi-Fi network

Hospital-wide Wi-Fi network will facilitate BYOD policy, says CIO Mark Austin
24 Jul 2013

iOS takes off at Air France: an interview with Jean-Christophe Lalanne

The airline’s IT chief tells Danny Palmer how he has turned the BYOD concept on its head, and why he believes Apple is flying high in the tablet market while Microsoft is still stuck on the runway
24 Jul 2013

Bridging the mobile generation gap

A Computing survey finds that the urge to lockdown or ignore mobile technologies remains strong; but IT needs to get hip to the new breed
23 Jul 2013