When I left the IT security space and moved into the mobility space, I got a lot of strange looks. Many people wondered why I was moving away from cloud and security and abandoning it for nice, shiny gadgets like tablets and smartphones. I still get the odd looks from people trying to figure out the correllation, and it’s only after sitting down with them that they realize that cloud has a LOT to do with mobility. In fact, if it wasn’t for mobility, some of the greatest innovations that are coming from cloud methodology wouldn’t exist. It’s thanks to mobility that the next wave of employee enablement is going to exist. Here’s why. Continue reading
I love the smell of commerce in the morning.
When it comes to mobile device support in organizations, there is usually two strong views on the topic. From a security perspective, dealing with mobile devices on the network is a pain because it creates lots of security holes that are tricky to fix because locating the source device is not always the easiest. On the other hand, many organizations realize that mobile devices are part of the workplace culture and if supported properly, with the right policies in place, can help employees be more productive. For SMBs in particular, there are lots of great advantages for having a mobile-supported environment. Continue reading