Why Data Matters More Than Devices

Because individual mobile devices are often expensive, the focus for individuals is frequently on physical security. While this is understandable, it’s utterly meaningless from a business perspective.


Who Won The Two Dell Chromebook 11s From VMware And Lifehacker?

We asked you to devise creative challenges for the lucky Lifehacker reader who’ll soon blogging about using VMware Horizon 6 to work remotely while enjoying a trip to beautiful Magnetic Island. We had hundreds of great challenges, and our two favourites have each won a Dell Chromebook 11!


Making Remote IT Support A Little Easier

Does this kind of conversation ring any bells? “It says it’s connecting now…oh hang on…are you in yet? No? I’m sure it said it was connecting…let me try this, wait a second…are you in?”


The Top 5 Rules For Mobile Security

Mobile security ultimately relies on a mixture of smart technology choices and well-communicated policies. These are the key rules you need to remember.


Should You Let Staff Choose Their Own Devices?

One of the most fundamental questions facing any business looking to update its mobile strategy is this: should you let your staff choose whatever technology they like and offer to support it, or instead force them to pick from a more restricted list? Let’s weigh up the pros and cons of each approach.


The Simple Solution To Big Data Challenges: Ask Your Customers Instead

We hear a lot about the challenges inherent with big data. If that seems like too hard a way to identify market opportunities, a simpler strategy might work: ask your customers what they want.


How Office 365 Plans For Business Are Changing

Come October, Microsoft is changing the inclusions and pricing on its Office 365 subscription plans for small businesses. Here’s what you need to know.


300 Free Ebooks About Microsoft Products

This is handy: a list of 300 free ebooks covering how to use Microsoft products, including Windows, Azure, office and pretty much everything else you can think of.


Yammer Now Included In Office 365 Midsize Business

Microsoft’s “enterprise social networking tool” Yammer is now a little more affordable: it will be included in the Midsize Business skew of Office 365.


The Four Locations Where Your Data Could Be Stored

Enterprises spend a lot of time worrying about where their data centres are located and associated data sovereignty issues. But in an era where data moves rapidly and the legal principles underpinning its use don’t always reflect reality, thinking solely about physical location doesn’t make sense.