Bring your own device might be an unstoppable trend in the workplace, but accepting that still requires IT pros to work out a strategy for dealing with making those devices actually useful for something more than email and occasional browsing. Two distinct schools of thought have emerged here: desktop virtualisation and deploying native apps. Which is the better solution?
VMware has officially launched its Horizon Suite, which combines a virtualised workspace designed to offer access to applications and data on mobile devices with some of its existing software for managing virtual and physical systems. What’s the plan for the product that one enthusiastic Australian beta tester describes as ‘NotDropbox’?
The Commonwealth Bank has invested heavily in technology over the last few years, and that was evident again today when it officially launched its new MyWealth platform for self-managed investors. Yet it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that despite all the time and money, when it comes to mobile technology, the strategy still needs some refinement.
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If your business is pursuing a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategy, effective network management and security becomes critical. How can you ensure resources are accessible to staff who need them but not vulnerable to attack? The answer could lie in an often-maligned technology: network access control (NAC).
When future employers examine your resume, they won’t just look at job titles: the projects you worked on will be a key issue. Which ones will give you the best chance of being noticed and advancing in your IT career? We picked the brains of Gartner senior vice president and head of research Peter Sondergaard for some ideas.