This white paper documents the ubiquity of tablets and other mobile devices within the workplace, the sensitive data accessed on these devices and their potential IT risks, and the data loss prevention solutions Symantec provides to help CISOs make the most intelligent security decision.
On the one hand, you have the increased productivity that goes along with BYOD. On the other hand, you have all the security risks and users’ concerns about giving IT visibility or control of a personal device. Learn how to solve this puzzle.
It’s a transformative time in government information technology. Public sector organizations are moving to the cloud. At the same time, seemingly everything that can be virtualized is quickly heading in that direction. Immersive Web applications are enabling next-generation services, including innovative mobile apps that give agency staff members and constituents anytime access to valuable resources. Video seems to be everywhere, with one research firm estimating that video streaming accounts for more than 53 percent of all downstream traffic in North America. In this white paper from the Center for Digital Government (CDG), we break down what every IT leader needs to know about today’s networking to ensure project success.
Your people and business can do amazing things when technology runs at its best. The new ITSM experience helps organizations achieve greatness in today’s mobile, social and user-centric reality. Discover a better way for users to access service and support anywhere, anytime. Explore enhanced productivity for IT staff, and seamless integration across IT operation management systems. Download now.
In 2015, mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous with daily life. This connection has made its way from the consumer world to the B2B world. But this is not only the case for that outside sales person or the execuitve who is on the plane next to you speaking with investors. Three-fourths of organizations in Aberdeen reseach have a mobile initiative in place specific to field service, with nearly two-thirs having that program in place for more than two years. But what does a mobile initiative mean? Is it enough to roll out the latest mobile devices for the field team? Is there a difference between a device with some bells and whistles, or toll that empowers the field with access to the insights needed to solve customer issues in real time?
What is the key benefit of SD-WAN?
To provide seamless access to digital services for end-users.
But IT is more distributed, fragmentary, and dynamic than ever, with hybrid apps, hybrid networks, and remote and mobile users everywhere.
Hardware-bound legacy networks can never fulfill the promise of seamless access. Taming the chaos of today’s IT requires a new approach to networking.
This is the promise of software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN)—the ability to use plain-language business policies to automate and orchestrate all the components of digital access.
Read this white paper to learn how SD-WAN lets you:
• Manage centrally from a cloud console with a comprehensive view of your connectivity fabric that spans and unifies datacenter/cloud apps, branch/mobile users, and enterprise/cloud networks.
• Orchestrate globally using business policy-based automation to define quality of service and access privileges for all apps/users.
• Deploy locally with zero touch via automated
This paper discusses the value of two-factor authentication systems that provide vital access security for today's mobile workforces, who can now be productive from numerous remote locations: the home office, the airport, hotels, and customer sites. Moreover, the ubiquitous nature of mobile phones has now given rise to a new, convenient form factor for the software-based authenticator that resides right on the mobile phone/device.
Enterprises are increasingly opening up their networks to a greater constituency of remote users, but they often do not take into consideration the protection of user identity as a critical component of their strategy. The mobile workforce can now work productively from a remote location such as a home office, the airport, a hotel, or a customer site.
In an environment where business and government databases store ever-increasing amounts of sensitive and confidential data; and where a growing number of employees need to access that data remotely, password security alone is insufficient to ensure user authentication. Two-factor authentication requires two measures for users to verify their identities and access data.
A wireless network can help your employees stay productive as they move around your company. But to take advantage of the benefits of wireless networking, you need to be sure that your network is safe from hackers and unauthorized users. Every device in a wireless network is important to security. Because a wireless LAN (WLAN) is a mobile network, you need a thorough, multilayered approach to safeguard traffic.
Wireless networking is an essential productivity tool for today's mobile workforce. With wireless networking, you and your employees can stay connected to your company's information resources virtually anytime, anywhere.
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Mar 22, 2010
This paper considers how Web-based security threats are evolving, within the context of IT trends including mobile, home computing and other forms of remote access that could all potentially increase the attack surface of the organization.
Join Steve Brasen, EMA Managing Research Director, and Kimber Spradlin, IBM Product Marketing for Endpoint Manager, for this informative, on-demand Webinar where the latest unified endpoint management research is revealed. Learn the strategic management processes necessary to empower a mobile workforce with the agility to adapt to rapidly evolving business requirements.
Topics discussed include:
• Securing devices without impeding user productivity
• Expanding management processes to address increased device heterogeneity
• Supporting employee-owned devices
• Simplifying practices for delivering business IT services
• Enhancing user flexibility in accessing IT resources necessary to achieve business goals
Combining the power of cloud computing with the freedom and functionality of mobile devices can give enterprises access to a wide range of key benefits. Read on this white paper to learn more about SmartCloud for Business Mobility.
Many organizations are seeing clear and quantifiable benefits from the deployment of mobile technologies that provide access to data and applications any time, anywhere. These benefits often include increased profits, a more efficient and productive workforce, and enhanced customer service.
Many, if not most, organizations today are grappling with the challenge of a growing mobile technology environment. Mobility can deliver many key benefits: improved collaboration among workers, enhanced customer service, easier access to corporate information from many locations and increased productivity—to name a few.
But the proliferation of mobile devices and applications
also comes with its share of challenges, perhaps none more important than ensuring the security of the devices themselves as well as the data they contain and the enterprise networks they access.
As mobile computing becomes an increasingly important technology, the need for robust, reliable wireless networks is growing. In addition to enterprise-issued devices, users are bringing their own tablets and smartphones and demanding access to IT resources. Organizations need a wireless infrastructure that can support these demands.
Our research shows that in addition to mobile demands, aging hardware is driving many organizations' wireless upgrade plans. Download this white paper to read more about the research.
Today’s increasingly mobile workforce demands ubiquitous,
fast wireless access to meet the changing needs of the
modern organization. The Wi-Fi networks that used to support
this access often grew organically and were not engineered to
support the widespread, high bandwidth needs of users.
Even with the latest devices, your mobile workforce may not have
what they need to get the job done. Without a strategy to provide them with data and applications, they’re forced to work without them or find workarounds that can compromise security.
Today’s workers are constantly on the move, and IT departments are scrambling to keep up. Access to email is not enough. You must address the legacy applications that your employees can’t easily access from their mobile devices, knowing that app development can be cost prohibitive and complex. And you have to have a strategy in place to secure and manage every application in use.
The number of mobile devices managed by enterprises
increased 72 percent from 2014 to 2015. This onslaught
of technology such as notebooks, smartphones, tablets,
watches and gadgets has transformed the way users work.
These devices provide users in just about every sector with
access to the information and tools they need to do their
jobs, wherever and whenever they need them. They’re free
to work at their desks, in conference rooms, while visiting
clients on the road or during a child’s baseball practice. They
can input data directly into a medical chart, an order form
or an inspection report, rather than doubling their work by
transcribing handwritten notes later in the day.
Wireless technology surrounds us — in the workplace, at home, and many places in between. Mobile phones, WiFi networks, wireless computer accessories, and cordless phones all use radio transmissions for wireless communication. Even devices not used for communication, such as microwave ovens and lighting systems, emit radio frequency energy that can impact wireless devices. In this crowded radio environment, two technologies have emerged as the standard for wireless voice communication in UC and enterprise applications.
A phone system that can integrate your desk phones, smartphones, and tablets is possible because of cloud technologies. And you are empowered to manage your entire company communications with a web browser and mobile app.
RingCentral’s service frees businesses from outdated modalities of work and obsolete hardware—giving you voice, fax and text capabilities you can manage and access anywhere you go.
Published By: bigtincan
Published Date: Oct 10, 2014
Enabling the mobile workforce to be productive is the ultimate goal of any mobile business initiative. While the idea that mobile devices like the iPad, Galaxy Tab and today’s leading smartphones can change how users work in the enterprise is well established, the real challenge is how to enable a mobile workforce to have device access to all the different content they need to do their job without having to circumvent security and content governance objective or require users to learn a mix of consumer oriented software tools and work in different user interfaces in order to be productive. Viewing, editing, annotating and sharing content must be available from the same application.
Published By: bigtincan
Published Date: Oct 10, 2014
These days, business productivity depends largely on the ability to securely access and interact with a wide range of information over mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones. From sales executives to field technicians, the demand for accessing corporate content securely on mobile devices is growing exponentially.
In the past, implementing security measures to protect corporate content has involved VPNs, intranets, firewalls and passwords. However the increasing uptake of mobile devices in corporate settings means security measures must be implemented over a plethora of networks and devices.
bigtincan has created a powerful solution with BigTinCan hub. An application for mobile devices, it allows for the distribution, management and governance of a range of content, including documents and rich media content, with enterprise-grade security.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
Data Centre Dynamics Ltd.
102-108 Clifton Street
London EC2A 4HW