Phillip Redman

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Order From Chaos: Creating A Standard For Mobile App Management And Secuity

by Phillip Redman  |  May 17, 2013  |  Comments Off

If there’s one thing the mobile industry is known for is standards.  There’s a lot of them. In networking technology you have multiple Wi-Fi standards in use, 80.211 a, b, g, n, ac. In wide area wireless there are GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE. And for mobile OSes you have iOS, Android, QNX, Windows Phone, et […]

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The Mobile Device Management Market Enters A New Phase

by Phillip Redman  |  December 7, 2012  |  Comments Off

Recent Gartner research shows that about 20% of medium and large businesses in the U.S. have already purchased MDM tools.  Many more are using polices set through their Exchange ActiveSynch servers.  MDM market growth has increased over the past two year, and will be over $500 million revenue in 2012 as we reported in our annual […]

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Jumping On The (Mobile) Cloud Bandwagon

by Phillip Redman  |  November 14, 2011  |  Comments Off

Alright I’ve waited long enough.  All this talk about cloud was making me hungry.  No really, being a telecom analyst and watching all these computing geeks talk about cloud computing while the fixed and mobile network providers basically invented the cloud, has been tough.  Haven’t network providers been using the “cloud” diagram for years?  And how do […]

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RIM PlayBook: More Play Than Work

by Phillip Redman  |  April 20, 2011  |  Comments Off

RIM has launched its entry into the media tablet storm this week, with the much anticipated PlayBook.  But trying to get ahead of the competition, it may have rushed it to the market without finalizing key attributes.  First, is this a consumer device or an enterprise?  It certainly isn’t both, maybe neither.  Enterprise users need […]

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Most Things Being Equal, The Apps have It

by Phillip Redman  |  November 5, 2010  |  5 Comments

We are now fully in the era of the smartphone.  At no other time have we had such numerous choices of quality devices from companies like Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Apple, HTC, Motorola and RIM, to name just a few.  Adoption of smartphones by both consumers and enterprises is big.  This year, more than 70% of […]

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