Notes from the Mobility World: EMM and MADP Coopetition Is Alive and Growing

Paula Musich
Paula Musich

Summary Bullets:

  • As you select your primary EMM or MEAP provider, keep in mind the staying power of the providers you select.
  • Focus less on managing devices and more on how you are going to secure mobile applications, streamline their delivery and preserve a good end-user experience.

Between dueling mobility-focused events at the AirWatch Connect user conference and CTIA/MobileCON, this week produced more examples of how the lines are increasingly blurring between enterprise mobility management (EMM) and the mobile app world. Continue reading “Notes from the Mobility World: EMM and MADP Coopetition Is Alive and Growing”

Just How Important is the Cloud to Unified Communications?

Brad Shimmin
Brad Shimmin

Summary Bullets:

• The cloud is here to stay, but do IT buyers responsible for enterprise chat, voice, and video, truly look to the skies in delivering such real-time communications modalities?

• Our new primary research results affirm the importance of the cloud for real-time communications — that is, the importance of the cloud in “all” of its many guises.

Certainly the cloud has already and will only continue to dramatically impact every nook and cranny of the enterprise IT landscape. Whether it’s something as specific as speeding development QA and test cycles, or as general as cutting back on and simplifying hardware expenditures, the cloud has shown itself capable of both mirroring and in many instances improving workloads traditionally housed on premises, within the data center, the server closet or even beneath the receptionist’s desk. Continue reading “Just How Important is the Cloud to Unified Communications?”