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Posted by Paula Skokowski
Wearable technology is the new “it” thing. From FitBit, to Google Glass, to Samsung Galaxy Gear, and now the Apple iWatch, users are literally arming themselves with the latest gadgets. This is particularly true among early adopters who are counting the days until the release of the...
Posted by Accellion Team
Remote wipe has become a fact of life for enterprise IT as more organizations adopt Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies and as more employees acquire a wide variety of smartphones and tablets. Mobile device management company Fiberlink Communications Corp. reported that it wiped 51,000 devices in...
Posted by Vidhya Ranganathan
Retailers love to earn the number one spot for holiday sales or profit margins, but lately some big names are holding a leading role that is considerably less desirable. Home Depot recently took the number one spot for the biggest data breach in retailing history when an estimated 56 million...
Posted by Yorgen Edholm
The mobile revolution, while firmly embedded in the consumer world, is now beginning to hit its stride in the enterprise world. This can be seen in the recent announcement from Apple and IBM , whose strategic alliance to develop joint solutions leveraging Apple devices and IBM software is an...
Posted by Paula Skokowski
The theft of celebrity photos from Apple iCloud is a stark reminder of the need to think twice before storing data. For many people using a Mac the default behavior is to automatically back up and save data to iCloud. It's wonderfully appealing and convenient and seamlessly integrates into...
Posted by Yorgen Edholm
The sight of trees turning golden red, and the sounds of grown men screaming at the TV can only mean one thing – its football season. But why accept only the players your team’s coaching staff has chosen? Why not go the extra yard, go beyond what Harbaugh was able to do, and create the...
Posted by Accellion Team
Disruptive technology advancements will always drive shifts in channel sales behavior, as both vendors and solution providers move towards new requirements and solutions. We’re seeing this in the market now, as mobile solutions continue to evolve and enterprises struggle to deploy the right...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
There have been so many news stories of sophisticated data breaches lately that it’s easy to overlook more mundane ways that confidential data can be lost or stolen. Unfortunately, ordinary data breaches still occur. For example, earlier this year two healthcare organizations cumulatively...
Posted by Accellion Team
Three out of four managers surveyed recently by BMC Software say BYOD is a big productivity boost. There’s a very good reason for this - at the end of the day, employees bring those same devices home, where they use them for additional work late in the evening and early in the morning. That...
Posted by Accellion Team
A staggering 822 million records were exposed by data breaches in 2013, according to research firm Risk Based Security. Data breaches compel organizations to look at their network infrastructure and security processes, and shore up areas where inadvertent data leaks are taking place. The use of...
Posted by Yorgen Edholm
As anyone who follows the EFSS market can tell you, it's an insanely crowded and competitive space to operate within. In order to stay ahead, you need to make sure potential customers understand exactly what benefits they're getting from your solution. More and more often IT departments...
Posted by Accellion Team
The number of devices connected to enterprise networks is skyrocketing. One reason is mobile computing. Mobile workers in the US now carry on average 3 mobile devices, according to a recent survey by Sophos. Fifteen years ago, each of those workers would have connected to the network through a...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
The phrase “Shadow IT” refers to products and services used by employees without the knowledge or approval of the IT department. Shadow IT is everywhere: it can be found in just about any department of any organization. When Frost & Sullivan surveyed line of business (LOB) and IT...
Posted by Accellion Team
In many organizations, decisions about mobile technology are made primarily or exclusively by the IT and IT security departments working together. All too often, there’s one department that’s left out of these discussions: the organization’s own legal team, and In-house Counsel...
Posted by Accellion Team
In how many different places does your enterprise data reside? Think about what’s stored on-premise versus in the cloud. Are you using SharePoint and other ECM systems? What about Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive? Have you lost count? If you’re like the majority of organizations,...
Posted by Hormazd Romer
CompTIA , a non-profit trade organization for the IT industry, recently released its Third Annual Trends in Enterprise Mobility study, surveying 400 business and IT executives responsible for mobility policies and processes. The study might have been expected to find widespread enthusiasm for BYOD...
Posted by Accellion Team
Mobile technology represents not only a revolution in how buyers research and purchase goods and services, but also represents a revolution in how marketing teams are able to create, and deliver, marketing messages and tools. However, for most marketing organizations the benefits of mobile as an...
Posted by Accellion Team
Most legal organizations are saying "yes" to mobile as a vehicle to help legal teams work faster and smarter. Corporate Counsel’s “2013 In-house Tech Survey” revealed that 76% of firms allow legal staff to bring their own devices to work. The survey also revealed that 60...
Posted by Accellion Team
Today’s field operations teams face increasing pressure from customers to deliver exceptional services. And if field teams don’t deliver, customers aren't shy about finding another vendor who will. The 2013 Field Service Management Benchmark Survey found that while less than half of...
Posted by Accellion Team
Recently Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Box and Dropbox have all been slashing prices on cloud storage in an attempt to lure customers to their cloud platforms. In the latest round, Box is now offering unlimited (infinite) storage with its Enterprise and Business offerings, essentially driving the...

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