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  • Microsoft scrambles to simplify its licensing

    Microsoft is pledging dramatic improvements to its notoriously complex enterprise licensing, but experts are skeptical about the potential impact of the plan.

  • 12 hot US security start-ups to watch

    Going into 2014, a whirlwind of security start-ups are looking to have an impact on the enterprise world. Most of these new ventures are focused on securing data in the cloud and on mobile devices. Santa Clara, California-based Illumio, for example, founded earlier this year, is only hinting about what it will be doing in cloud security. But already it's the darling of Silicon Valley investors, pulling in over $42 million from backer Andreesen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Formation 8 and others.

  • Tips for testing your mobile app security

    The enterprise has gone mobile and there's no turning back. And while the BYOD movement has received plenty of attention, IT departments are getting a handle on the security risks of personal mobile devices in the workplace. The next challenge is "bring your own application" (BYOA), because many public app stores have serious malware problems.

  • The time is right for an 'IT petting zoo'

    Being a visionary within a corporation lead to playing with a lot of consumer toys, and that's exactly the point. Play, have fun and discover what does or doesn't work in your company.

  • Dual persona smartphones non grata at Starz

    Among several BYOD strategies Starz has tried over the past five years, dual persona smartphones -- offering employees a business and personal interface -- took off like a lead balloon.

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    The hidden dark side of today's hottest tech trends

    New technologies and new IT strategies are here to solve all your problems -- except the ones they create

  • Google Glass breaks into business

    Like the tablet market, Google Glass may currently be viewed as a consumer product but it will soon be seen on the faces of IT and mobile employees.

  • IT's new concern: The personal Cloud

    As personal and professional Clouds converge, IT's mission to improve productivity while protecting corporate apps and data is getting tougher.

  • Highly regulated companies tiptoe into social media

    Some healthcare providers, financial services firms and other companies in highly regulated industries are taking full advantage of social media, even though they're awash in rules. Here's how they do it.

  • Review: RIM tries to get back in the game with sleek and fast Z10 BlackBerry

    Touch-screen smartphone retains most of the strengths that made the platform a corporate favorite while making a player for consumers as well.

  • New year, new you: The IT manager's revitalization guide

    Before diving into what's sure to be another rollercoaster year in IT, take a moment to retool your personal and professional priorities with some of our most insightful tech management articles.

  • One reliable prediction for 2013: BYOD still a bear for IT

    Next year could well be the year that many IT leaders finally start to get their mobile computing management house in order. But it will be severa more before the get a handle on it, one analyst said.

  • Nearly half of IT shops ignore BYOD

    A multinational survey more than 3,000 workers revealed that they believe their IT shops turn a blind eye toward the use of mobile devices for business purposes, either because theyre unaware of it or because theyre actively ignoring it.

  • Online holiday shopping at work may be huge suck on time, bandwidth

    With Black Friday just a week away and the nagging feeling that we need to get our holiday shopping done, the question is how much online buying will actually be done at work?

  • Review: Samsung's Galaxy Note II gets bigger and better

    Samsung has paid close attention to usability, while also boosting the browser and VPN

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