Microsoft have just announced the availability of mobile device management (MDM) in their cloud based Office 365 productivity suite, and this new feature is now available for commercial customers of the service. Built into the suite, these new options will allow administrators the ability to control access to Office...

Enterprise security is arguably the biggest consideration for companies that want to enable mobile and BYOD, and this is one field where many consider iOS more secure than Android. All due to Apple controlling app distribution and imposing limitations to the mobile operating system. However, as this threat report...

The BYOD phenomenon is widely expected to take over the corporate world by storm within the next few years, and Microsoft’s enhanced focus on the enterprise sector means it remains a priority for the software giant. Redmond is all set to unleash new options that help enable BYOD for companies. And one such new feature...

Late last week, Microsoft made an appearance at the Black Hat 2013 conference to talk about some of the security improvements that Windows 8.1 will bring once it hits general availability. The technology titan revealed that it invested a lot in trusted hardware — this was done to help IT departments to facilitate BYOD...

Microsoft had already confirmed that Windows Intune 4, the long anticipated update to the company’s device management service was due out in early 2013. Now the company has just released what it has labeled Wave D of Windows Intune, with expanded operating system support as well as direct (as in EAS-free) management...

Although comparatively new, Mobile Device Management (MDM) is nevertheless one of the fastest growing enterprise software areas. The multitudes of mobile devices that have entered corporate offices these past few years make this a highly lucrative turf. This is a market that is dominated by a number of startups and...

Samsung seems determined to break into the enterprise world in a big way. According to the company, they believe that BYOD trends are only going to continue to expand in 2013, and they want a piece of pie. Samsung says the old model of selling directly the a business isn’t as relevant as it once was, and they are...

Channel Buzz had an interesting interview with Stella Chernyak, senior director of product marketing for Windows Commercial at Microsoft. She talks about how the launch of Windows 8 fits well with the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) era and makes it possible for IT managers to support great user experiences, a breadth of...

Bring your own device (BYOD) is a fast-spreading practice most IT managers have not only heard of, but are actively coming to grips with.  It has been driven in part by the availability of powerful smartphones and tablet computers, together with powerful apps. Windows 8 Enterprise also adds a new capability called...

This has been a busy year for IT managers. New technologies have become available at an increasing pace while economic uncertainty has made technology adoption decisions more critical. For those managing existing Windows-based IT infrastructure or considering it, Windows 8 brought added complexity to the procurement...