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Google Acquires Smart, Connected Products Manufacturer Nest
Google has announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy smart device manufacturer Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (USD) in cash. Now the future of smart

connected devices  Acquires Smart, Connected Products Manufacturer Nest Google has announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy smart device manufacturer Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (USD) in cash. Nest is a startup company that makes cutting edge smart home devices such as the Nest Thermostat and Nest Protect. Nest’s mission since its launch in 2011 has been “to reinvent unloved but important devices in the home such as thermostats and smoke alarms.”   At this year’s National Retail Federation’s

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The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Oracle Enhances Its Virtual Desktop Client Solutions for Mobile Devices


With the release of Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 1.2 for Tablets, Oracle will be making available a new set of features to provide support for Android, in addition to the support it already provides for iPad, Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, to better support corporate client bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives. The new offering has features to support faster connection and higher screen

connected devices  access to client peripherals connected via USB. Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering at Oracle, stated: Enterprise adoption of mobile devices is expanding rapidly and users want access to their desktop applications from anywhere. The new Oracle Virtual Desktop Client for Android and enhancements for iPad and other platforms help organizations provide mobile workers with secure access to their applications and data. While technologies for accessing data and Read More

Secure Implementations of Content Protection (DRM) Schemes on Consumer Electronic Devices


The need for secure digital rights management (DRM) implementations is real, and it is happening now. Secure and robust DRM implementation, as defined by content owners, is mandatory in order to enable premium content licensing by the service provider. Such robust implementation requires an in-depth understanding of the security vulnerabilities of today’s connected devices. This white paper explains what you require to build a secure DRM solution.

connected devices  security vulnerabilities of today’s connected devices. This white paper explains what you require to build a secure DRM solution. Read More

How Mobile Technology Is Changing Talent Management


With the fast pace of businesses today, employees need to stay connected and continue to be productive from wherever they are. Organizations are thus looking for ways to leverage mobile technology to maintain a competitive edge. TEC analyst Sherry Fox outlines how mobile technology is changing the way companies manage their talent in the areas of recruiting, learning, and performance management, and what to expect for 2012.

connected devices  employees need to stay connected and continue to be productive from wherever they are. Organizations are therefore looking for new ways to leverage available mobile technology for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, to maintain a competitive advantage. With the fairly recent and wide adoption of social media and networking sites, mobile devices have become more affordable and hence more readily accessible. And it is expected that mobile computing will continue to grow in 2012, owing to an Read More

Yankee Group


Yankee Group is a research and advisory firm that focuses on the mobile economy. Yankee Group research follows five key themes: mobile marketing and commerce, mobile and connected devices, mobile applications and cloud, mobile broadband, and mobile leadership.

connected devices  and commerce, mobile and connected devices, mobile applications and cloud, mobile broadband, and mobile leadership. Read More

Connected Intelligence: An Aspiring Approach to Planning and Reporting


Most companies are not operating at a high-quality financial management. Budgeting is slow, re-forecasting is infrequent, monthly reports lack key information, and what-if analyses are incomplete or impossible. With Adaptive Planning, companies can elevate their financial management by creating better connections—within financial plans and reports, between organizations and teams, and among professionals across the globe.

connected devices  Intelligence: An Aspiring Approach to Planning and Reporting Most companies are not operating at a high-quality financial management. Budgeting is slow, re-forecasting is infrequent, monthly reports lack key information, and what-if analyses are incomplete or impossible. With Adaptive Planning, companies can elevate their financial management by creating better connections—within financial plans and reports, between organizations and teams, and among professionals across the globe. Read More

Alice (or Allen) in MobileLand


Cell phones, smartphones, and similar mobile devices are beginning to play an active role in customer relationship management; many of these handheld devices are capable of handling field service and sales, and can make business intelligence available to users.

connected devices  (or Allen) in MobileLand There are a few things in life that every generation values—family, a sense of security, justice—and owning a cell phone. In fact, that sense of security that we all value ties directly into our cell phone ownership. Don't think so? Tell me, how you would feel if you lost your cell phone? I rest my case. The cell phone is no longer just a phone, however. It is now a mobile device that not only makes phone calls or sends and receives text messages from your family or your Read More

IT Security Guide: Unified Threat Management


While large enterprises have the resources to manage an overly complex series of inline devices and the requisite staff to perform all manner of security functions, small to medium businesses (SMBs) cannot afford to deploy them all, even though they are subject to the same level of attacks. Unified threat management (UTM) is the gateway security solution that has evolved along with the rise of enterprise security threats.

connected devices  Security Guide: Unified Threat Management While large enterprises have the resources to manage an overly complex series of inline devices and the requisite staff to perform all manner of security functions, small to medium businesses (SMBs) cannot afford to deploy them all, even though they are subject to the same level of attacks. Unified threat management (UTM) is the gateway security solution that has evolved along with the rise of enterprise security threats. Read More

Choosing a Network Access Control (NAC) Solution that Is Right for Your Network


Over the last two years, there has been a significant amount of IT industry attention focused on controlling users and devices access¬ing the corporate network. In this same time, the number of mobile com¬puting devices has surpassed the number of desktops used in corporate networks. Needless to say, the challenge IT managers face in securing the network has grown exponentially.

connected devices  a Network Access Control (NAC) Solution that Is Right for Your Network Over the last two years, there has been a significant amount of IT industry attention focused on controlling users and devices access¬ing the corporate network. In this same time, the number of mobile com¬puting devices has surpassed the number of desktops used in corporate networks. Needless to say, the challenge IT managers face in securing the network has grown exponentially. Read More

The Rise of USB in the Data Center Implementation Can Make the Difference


In the past 12 years, the universal serial bus (USB) has grown from pipe dream into the de facto standard for devices such as portable memory devices, video game consoles, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and more. Learn how a USB keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) can correctly emulate the constant presence of a keyboard and mouse to each connected computer, offering much more flexibility in the data centers of tomorrow.

connected devices  and mouse to each connected computer, offering much more flexibility in the data centers of tomorrow. Read More

Davra Networks Introduces End-to-end Platform for IoT


Davra Networks has launched a turnkey Internet of Things (IoT) platform which supports the collection and presentation of data for the connected world. The new RuBAN platform is an end-to-end platform which offers a number of capabilities for providers wishing to offer a wide range of solutions for the IoT market.

connected devices  of data for the connected world. The new RuBAN platform is an end-to-end platform which offers a number of capabilities for providers wishing to offer a wide range of solutions for the IoT market. The platform presents a number of benefits over other solutions that are being developed to enable the IoT era. The RuBAN platform allows companies to translate raw network and sensor data into an easily accessible open format that can be analyzed and presented to their own highly visual GUI or fed to Read More

Resources for Human Development (RHD) Case Study: Supporting Personally Owned Devices Brings Flexible, Hassle-free Compliance




connected devices  for Human Development (RHD) Case Study: Supporting Personally Owned Devices Brings Flexible, Hassle-free Compliance Read More

Tripwire, Inc


Tripwire® provides software and services to ensure the security and availability of servers and network devices, while enabling increased control over the IT infrastructure.

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Segue Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications


The product (SilkPerformer) has been aimed at the e-business market, but with the addition of load testing for wireless devices, we believe Segue Software has the stage set to further its utilitarian hold on e-business.

connected devices  Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications Event Summary LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2000-- Segue Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: SEGU - news), the leader in e-business reliability solutions, announced that the current version of its flagship product, SilkPerformer, supports scalability testing of Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP) enabled applications. Prior to a wireless application's deployment, SilkPerformer tests the technical viability of critical Read More

Managing Devices Intelligently: Hurdles Remain, but a Promising Opportunity


This white paper reveals the results of a survey that examined how companies can intelligently manage devices to create value, and to look at implications for improving energy efficiency. While recognizing there are challenges facing smart management of devices, one third of those who responded to a related survey also acknowledged that such efforts could help cut costs or increase profits significantly across many areas of the business. Learn more. Download this white paper now.

connected devices  Devices Intelligently: Hurdles Remain, but a Promising Opportunity This white paper reveals the results of a survey that examined how companies can intelligently manage devices to create value, and to look at implications for improving energy efficiency. While recognizing there are challenges facing smart management of devices, one third of those who responded to a related survey also acknowledged that such efforts could help cut costs or increase profits significantly across many areas of the Read More