Support in a BYOD world

Going with a bring your own device (BYOD) plan is a great way to both meet your enterprise’s growing mobility needs, and to increase employee satisfaction. But a BYOD implementation is not without

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Robert Dutt

What my users need to know about BYOD

Whether businesses like it or not, bring your own device (BYOD), sometimes referred to as the consumerization of IT, is firmly entrenched in many companies. Employees are bringing their own phones, tablets, and

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Whose data is it anyways?

Bring your own device (BYOD) brings with it a number of benefits and challenges, both for the users and for IT management. Regardless of your reason for going BYOD – whether you want

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Robert Dutt

One device, two worlds of data

While users and executives were early advocates of the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, many IT departments resisted the pressure. Now, solutions are emerging to address their primary concern: the loss of

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

The case for BYOD

It can be hard for the IT department or business units to articulate the value of a bring your own device (BYOD) strategy to upper management. A BYOD strategy enables the use of

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Dave Webb

BYOD is here. Have a strategy

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) revolution isn’t coming soon. It has already swept through the enterprise and is firmly entrenched. Users want to work on a device that has a user interface that suits them,

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Dave Webb

Companies should be protecting personal devices: Intel Security

If you are an employer who met resistance from workers in the past when implementing information security, the time may be ripe to revisit the practice. This was a key finding in a

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Dave Yin

What’s holding back cloud and BYOD adoption?

In 1993 Apple released the Newton, a handheld personal digital assistant, complete with a touch screen and stylus that allowed users to gather, manage, and share information. Sound familiar? It should, as most

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Rick Delgado

HP launches mobile device management tool for small businesses

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has launched a new tool for small businesses that want to prevent data from leaking from their employees’ mobile devices. On Monday, HP said it was releasing Touchpoint Manager, a

Published on: November 10th, 2014 Candice So

BYOD poses data privacy challenge for businesses

North Americans are inextricably tied to their mobile phones. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has shown that in 2013, more than 90 per cent of North American adults own

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Chris Thierry

BlackBerry launches the Passport for $200, 2-year plan with Telus

Updated on Sept. 24 at 3:38pm EST to include more details and quotes on the BlackBerry Passport. BlackBerry Ltd. unveiled its long-awaited Passport smartphone today, announcing the square-screened phone is now available in

Published on: September 24th, 2014 Candice So

3 in 10 Canadians not protecting themselves online, survey finds

When it comes to protecting ourselves online, Canadians are not the most savvy bunch in the world – in fact, we commit a lot of cardinal security sins, like sharing passwords, connecting to

Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Candice So

BlackBerry acquisition may put end to personal calls on company dime

For business professionals lucky enough to be given a mobile phone by their employer, often one of the unspoken benefits of having such a device is the ability to make some personal calls

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What might California’s BYOD decision mean for you?

Chris Thierry is the founder and president of ETeleSolv. Based in Montreal, ETeleSolv is a provider of technology expense management software, as well as expertise in telecom management, e-procurement, e-commerce, and supply chain

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Chris Thierry