When selecting a vendor to help build your EAS there are several questions you should ask. Do they support multiple mobile OSs? How strong is their access control and security and does it integrate into your existing security and control solution. Do they have a way to help verify that an app doesn't pose a threat? How good is their user interface?
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Creating the mobile enterprise is one of the biggest challenges facing IT organizations. The benefits of supporting mobile users and building mobile applications are numerous and include increased productivity and organization flexibility.
Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) are critical to a smoothly functioning <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html">data center</a>. They provide key functions including <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/server.html">server</a> load balancing, monitoring the health of servers and apps; protecting the data center from distributed denial-of-service attacks, performing SSL encryption and decryption; making servers more efficient by managing connections, running specialized application scripts and accelerating <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/applications.html">applications</a>.
Server virtualization is a growing reality in data centers.
A constant complaint I hear is how few end-user advocates there are - end users who are willing to speak out on important issues. Most users don't think it's worth it or think they will only get in trouble by talking. They're wrong.