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My Annual Device Count @ MIT

by Jack Santos  |  May 22, 2015

I have been watching the transition of  compute devices for a long time (starting with TV Typewriters, the ASR-33, and 3270 terminals and controllers).  So it should come as no surprise...

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Enterprise Mobility Management Evaluation Criteria and In-Depth Assessments have Published

by Richard Jones  |  January 15, 2015

The Gartner for Technical Professionals Mobility team has just published the most recent Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Evaluation Criteria (EC) document, but more importantly for the first time, we have...

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Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services

by Eric Goodness  |  July 30, 2014

Last week I published the second iteration of the Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services. The study sought data, from providers and users, regarding MMS market performance and growth.  The study revealed...

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The Internet of Bling: PTC Acquires Axeda

by Eric Goodness  |  July 28, 2014

Last Wednesday, PTC announced that the company signed a definitive agreement to acquire Axeda Corporation. Axeda is a small software and services company with outsized visibility in the market to...

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Microsoft Turns the 'Scope on SaaS

by Merv Adrian  |  July 16, 2014

One of the more interesting conversations I had at the Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference this week concerned an initiative they have launched to help IT understand - and get under...

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Digital Business, Global Warming, and Too Little, Too Late...

by Jack Santos  |  May 16, 2014

My colleague Jorge Lopez is leading what has become a major focal point for Gartner Research: what to do about becoming a Digital Business - or stated another way, if you don’t...

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The zero-startup phenom: tablets and virtual desktops

by Jack Santos  |  April 9, 2013

There is another way to talk about the sudden world domination scenario of tablets and iPads, and that is in the context of end-user revolution. Sure – we can argue...

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A role for IT in a mobile world?

by Jack Santos  |  April 8, 2013

This is an interesting analysis of the potential impact of Facebook Home: http://www.zdnet.com/why-facebook-home-will-blow-android-into-smithereens-7000013549/ I think the subplot is whether consumers will value order and harmony over chaos and choice. IT...

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The Digitalization of Business

by Jack Santos  |  December 19, 2012

One of the things we talk about at Gartner is how computerization is changing business – not just back office systems (HR, CRM), but from a fundamental product perspective. I...

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Cisco buys Meraki

by Paul Debeasi  |  November 19, 2012

Cisco has announced their intent to buy Meraki. Meraki provides wired/wireless LAN and security products all managed via the cloud. What does "managed via the cloud" mean?  It means that the...

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