BYOD Refresher: Are You Protecting Business and Personal Data on Mobile Devices?

  • October 31, 2017
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In a world where mobile devices outnumber people, the trend toward people using their own smartphones and tablets for business purposes is inescapable. Which is why Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) programs and policies have become commonplace in the business world. In fact, North America is leading this global movement. Per a survey

5 Productivity Enablers for Your Remote Workers

  • September 19, 2017
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Researchers predict 1.75 billion people – more than 40 percent of the global workforce – will be mobile by the end of this decade. These swelling ranks of remote workers push companies to accommodate not only a wider range of working hours, but a more diverse set of workplaces –

Business Continuity Basics: 8 Good Habits for Road Warriors

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  • September 5, 2017
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Every time you or one of your employees slings a laptop bag over a shoulder and hits the road for a business trip or remote working session, your company tempts disruption. Why? Because study after study confirms the human element continues as one of the largest risk factors involved in

3 Mobility Growth Areas Every SMB Should Follow and Explore

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  • May 31, 2017
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In a recent provocative LinkedIn post, columnist Chelsea Larson-Andrews wrote: “Every company, in some way or another, is becoming a mobile company, and we can no longer make the distinction between the wireless industry and everything else.” “As our ‘things’ are increasingly connected to the internet,” she advised “Forward-thinking teams

The State of BYOD in 2017: Concerns, Benefits and Conclusions

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  • May 9, 2017
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If your company is like most today, you concede that the practice of employees using personal devices to perform enterprise work tasks (BYOD) is widespread and growing quickly. It’s an easy conclusion to reach, given that there will be 12.1 billion mobile devices in service globally next year. What isn’t

Patients Expect Mobile Connectivity from Healthcare SMBs

Statistics shows that everything is normal
  • March 22, 2017
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Consumers expect mobile access from virtually all services today from banking to retail, from food service to education. Per Zenith Media (a unit of the global marketing group Publicis), mobile devices will be the chief mode of Internet access in 2017, with consumers spending three of four connected minutes using

Will SMBs Soon Say Goodbye to Desktop Phones? Not so fast.

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  • March 16, 2017
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Companies of all shapes and sizes in a variety of industries are following millions of American households by cutting the cord on traditional phones in favor of mobile devices. Cloud communications provider Dialpad recently surveyed 1000 business professionals about their attitudes and expectations toward communications hardware in the workplace. Nearly

Is Your Mobile Device Strategy at Odds with Employee Expectations?

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  • October 6, 2016
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An effective device management strategy promises a highly desirable ROI trifecta of reduced costs, improved processes, and increased productivity—all of which are essential if your company is to remain competitive. Identifying the best approach, however, can be tricky, even for seasoned business and technology managers, as security threats escalate regularly

Mobile Devices: Magnets for Security Breaches

  • August 11, 2016
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Researchers in an IDG/Lookout survey of 100 business executives were surprised that 74 percent of the leaders polled said they had experienced a mobile-related security breach. Maybe the revelation shouldn’t have been so surprising, given that 82 percent admitted that ‘most’ of their corporate data was accessible via mobile devices.

Tech Wearables in the Workplace: 3 Measures to Reduce Your Cyber Security Risks

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  • August 9, 2016
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One of the items on our list of “5 Cyber Security Threats for SMBs to Watch in 2016” was “Wearable Tech.” Better known by the nickname tech wearables, this category of mobile devices includes smartwatches, fitness bands and other pieces of connected hardware that monitor our every move and send
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