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Microsoft goes all-out for enterprise with its latest Windows 10 update

Microsoft released its first major Windows 10 update on Thursday, and it includes a bunch of features aimed at improving the operating system for business users.

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Switch to Macs from PCs reportedly saves IBM $270 per user

With the aid of large customers such as IBM, Apple is making the case that Macs are more secure and less expensive to manage than PCs. IT leaders, however, may still be turned off by the high upfront costs and associated...

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Google tries to woo enterprises with new Android for Work initiatives

Google’s enterprise push rolled on Wednesday with the launch of new programs relating to Android for Work, its group of features and services that help make that mobile operating system easier to manage for businesses.

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Okta forges ahead with new provisioning, mobility management features

Okta announced a bundle of updates for its enterprise-facing products Tuesday at its annual user conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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VMware to buy mobile email manager Boxer

VMware announced plans to purchase Boxer, a company that makes an email management application for mobile devices.

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Zero-day flaw in Google Admin app allows malicious apps to read its files

Attackers could obtain credentials used to manage Google for Work accounts

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5 things you need to know about Apple's Volume Purchase Program

Apple's Volume Purchase Program gives IT administrators purchase and deployment controls for iOS and Mac apps. Here are five things enterprises need to know about Apple VPP and the new IT-friendly features expected in iOS 9.

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Google boasts Android for Work success

Android for Work, Google’s answer for enterprise mobility management, has signed up 40 partners and more than 10,000 business customers since it launched less than five months ago. It’s also gained broad support from the country’s...

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IDC sees mobile management software sales slowing

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

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CIOs say AppleCare for Enterprise is lacking

Apple is slowly wading into enterprise waters, but the company gives preferential treatment to organizations that have relationships with its partner, IBM. CIOs and other IT leaders also say the initial fruit of that partnership,...

CIOs say Apple still doesn't care about enterprise

Apple may cater to the enterprise more than ever before, but only big businesses feel the love. CIOs of smaller organizations that support Macs and iOS devices seek meaningful relationships with Apple, but convincing the consumer...

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How Facebook uses IT automation to manage 16,000 MacBooks

Facebook wasn't always a well-oiled machine when it came to IT automation, but the company's phenomenal growth led to some key changes in how its technology staff manages an ever-growing collection of Apple MacBooks.

BYOD users worry employers can’t keep private data safe

Workplace smartphone and tablet users worry a lot about their personal information remaining private from their employers – and only a slim majority trusts their employer to keep that data safe, according to a Harris Poll survey...

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Enterprise mobility slowed by security concerns

While mobile technology continues to move forward in all parts of the business, security issues threaten to slow the progress, according to attendees at this week's MobileIron's user conference.

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Microsoft applies 'freemium' tactic to mobile device management for Office 365

Microsoft today made good on a promise from last fall, adding several basic mobile device management tools to all commercial Office 365 subscriptions.

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Microsoft adds MDM capabilities to Office 365

Leveraging Microsoft Intune and Azure Active Directory, Microsoft extends built-in mobile device management capabilities to Office 365 commercial plans at no additional cost.

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Android for Work Pushes Google Further Into Enterprise

Google is courting enterprise customers like never before, but it has lacked a proper mobility framework for Android since the OS debuted. Now the company wants to change the game with Android for Work, but could its efforts prove to...

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Tech Firms Create 'ACE' Standards for Enterprise Apps

A group of software companies this week proposed a set of development standards for enterprise apps that could make it easier for IT to manage and secure Android and iOS apps using popular EMM products.

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Survey: iPhone 6 powers an increase in enterprise adoption of iOS

Android activations among Good Technology's mobile management customers fell after Apple's new iPhone debuted

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Android for Work brings container security to Google Play apps

IT can secure any Play Store apps for Lollipop users, but earlier Android versions require special app versions

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