MWC: BlackBerry brings cloud-based enterprise mobility management to the masses

BlackBerry is aiming to expand its enterprise mobile management (EMM) business into the small and medium size business realm by launching a cloud version of its BES12 technology. At the Mobile World Congress

Published on: March 2nd, 2015 Nestor Arellano

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

Top 10 smartphones for business: Apple iPhone 6 – Part 3

Editor’s note: This review is part of our series on the top 10 smartphones released this year. The series was designed to explore how business users can be productive with these devices, and

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Alex Davies

Canadian enterprises have to think beyond desktop: Citrix

If being mobile is the ability to go anywhere and do anything, Citrix Systems Inc.’s global mobility roadshow might be considered the ultimate example. The one-day conference is making stops in a number

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry moving onwards and upwards, internal memo says

BlackBerry has now moved out of a difficult, turmoil-ridden restructuring process, and it's back on track for growth, according to a memo that CEO John Chen sent out to the company's employees on

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

Apple adds security, productivity features to iOS for the enterprise

Apple Inc. made its big unveil of iOS 8 on Monday during its Worldwide Developers Conference, showing off a slew of new features with its newest iteration of its mobile operating system. While

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Candice So

MobileIron launches screen sharing app, VPN tunnel for mobile devices

With more businesses trying to safeguard the data on their employees’ mobile devices, a growing number of security vendors are bringing out mobile device management products. Enter MobileIron Inc., which has just launched

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Candice So

#EncryptITWC – Recapping an ITWorld Canada.com Twitter chat

Updated by Candice So Apr. 24, 2014 at 4:05pm ET: We ran a Twitter chat on encryption under the @itworldca Twitter account. Read on for a quick recap of the tweets from today's

Published on: April 24th, 2014 Candice So

Financial services companies leaving BlackBerry behind, survey shows

Financial services organizations are expecting to leave the BlackBerry Ltd. brand in droves, leaving BB10 behind and migrating to other operating systems, according to a new survey from the Ponemon Institute LLC and

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

A roundup of BlackBerry news at Mobile World Congress 2014

With the slew of headlines coming out of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, this week, there’s a lot to get a handle on. But fear not – for your dose of BlackBerry

Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

VMware acquires AirWatch, declares itself mobility leader

Palo Alto, Calif.-based virtualization software vendor VMware Inc. will acquire Atlanta-based mobile device management firm AirWatch in a deal worth $1.54 billion, the firms announced this morning. The deal includes $1.175 billion in

Published on: January 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

The future of managing BYOD: race to mobile data management

With the bring your own device (BYOD) trend catching on within offices everywhere, businesses are thinking about how to integrate their employees' devices into their workplaces. The question is, how do you manage

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

More options for firms running BlackBerry than ‘just drop it’

A story published on the U.S. Network World site Sept. 27 reported that IT consultant firm Gartner Inc. was recommending its clients abandon the BlackBerry platform in light of an uncertain future at

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hangout: Dealing with data security in a BYOD world

Watch the Hangout replay below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDeT_whjJQ Long gone are the days when an IT department was the sole issuer and administrator of technology within a company. Thanks to the consumer technology revolution, employees

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson