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Regardless of where on this spectrum your opinion may lay, there is something far more profound that occurred this week that warrants all of us who make our livelihoods in the enterprise to pause and... take notice: the mother of all walled gardens has now fallen.

The once mighty Research In Motion (RIM) that touted it would rule the corporate world with a totally closed system enabling a so-ca...

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After two delays to the mobile operating system, the Canadian handset maker finally launched BlackBerry 10 at a press conference in New York today.

In an event which touched on everything from... the company's new name, new phones and how these could help businesses with the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend,  RIM promoted the new OS as ‘redesigned, reengineered, reinvented&rsqu...

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The Canadian handset maker confirmed in a press release that it will advertise the operating system during the Super Bowl, and went onto refer to BlackBerry 10 as a “new mobile computing platform... that will power the next generation of smartphones and tablets”.

The company didn’t expand on that point with any specific details, although previous reports have suggested t...

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Long-favored by corporations for its security features, RIM says the latest BES 10 “reinvents” the company’s Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) solution by bringing together device... management and mobile applications management as well. 


Among other new features, it supports both corporate-owned and personal-owned BYOD device deployments including mixed environments of...

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Despite the firm’s Galaxy Tab tablets being criticized for being weak on enterprise security in a study towards the end of last year, Samsung has been talking up its enterprise features in recent... weeks.

The company this week launched a new video ad which promotes how the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Tab can be used in business and the benefits of its Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE) t...

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Illustrating the latest trends via an official blog post, analyst David Johnson explained that IT decision-makers are nowhere near as interested in Windows 8 as they were with Windows 7, with just 24%... of firms looking to migrate to Windows 8 but have no current plans to do so. This compared to 49% of firms for Windows 7 back in 2009.

Johnson pointed out that only 5% of firms have specific plan...

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OK, this is just one event, hosted by one company (the Consumer Electronics Association) ahead of one show (CES), but the point is out there; what is the future for Ultrabooks?

Just over two... years ago the first of these devices was introduced by Acer at the IFA exhibition in Germany.

Acer’s floor space was huge yet all the journalists and photographers were condensed around...

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Announcing the news via its official blog, the Canadian handset maker said that the operating system will run on two new smartphones to be announced on the same day, with the event to be shown “simultaneously”... across the world.

Despite this news, it is not yet clear on when the new OS will come to the firm’s PlayBook tablets, or if this news could be followed up by a newer tablet running the new operating system. Pre...

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The firm's latest data reveals that there will be 821 million ‘smart’ devices worldwide in 2012, with this forecast to jump over a billion in 2013, and indicates that these smart devices... (consisting of smartphones and tablets) will account for 70% of all business purchases in 2012.

However, if that figure gives the impression that PCs are being dropped by businesses, Gartner resear...

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A report in the Washington Post (via Bloomberg Government) says the Defense Department plans to hire a contractor to build a system that will manage and secure at least 162,500 Android devices... as well as Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The system may be expanded to handle 8 million devices, the department said.

The Pentagon wants to allow employees to access its network with a broade...