Tips on Getting the Most Out of Your 1:1 iPad Education Program


There is no greater investment we can make in the future than to prepare our children to successfully navigate the challenges of tomorrow. Of course, predicting the workforce requirements of the future is a bit like trying to capture a fly with a cargo net—just when you think you have it, it slips through the [...]



By | July 5th, 2016|IT Management, Steve Brasen, Systems Management|0 Comments

Are Laptops Really Mobile Devices?


When people think of IT mobility, the images most immediately conjured regard smartphones and tablets. In truth, however the mobile device landscape could be considered broader than this. The basic definition of a mobile device is simply “any computing device designed principally for portability.” By that definition, laptops should clearly be included in that scope. [...]



By | September 25th, 2015|IT Management, Steve Brasen, Systems Management|0 Comments

Top 5 Trends in 2015 for Unifying PC and Mobile Management


Have you ever tried to create a major slide presentation on a tablet? Or edit a large spreadsheet? Or write a long document? Probably not. While it’s certainly possible to perform more substantial business tasks on a tablet, the small screen real estate and limited system resources (e.g., processing speed, memory, graphic support, etc.) are [...]



By | February 12th, 2015|IT Management, Steve Brasen, Systems Management|0 Comments

Maybe We Should Call It The “Pre-Post-PC” Era?


IT marketing hype has generated quite a few ridiculous and sometimes outright bizarre phrases to describe trends in technology adoption, but few on the list of the absurd top the insistence that we live in a “post-PC” era.  The concept of “post-PC” derives from the (correct) fact that mobile device adoption has broadly accelerated, but [...]



By | June 6th, 2013|IT Management, Steve Brasen, Systems Management|0 Comments

Device of Choice (DoC): The Impetus to Desktop Virtualization?


The lines between work and personal entertainment have blurred as the devices we use for work and pleasure begin to co-mingle. We can thank the combination of affordable laptop computers, the rise of the smartphone, the move away from proprietary to IP-based networks, and broadband to the home for driving our work and home computing environments onto a [...]



By | January 5th, 2012|IT Management, Scott Crawford, Tracy Corbo|0 Comments

Change: Thy Name is Persistence


[Editors Note:  Today's entry is provided by Tracy Corbo, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Management Associates] On June 6 Apple kicked off their World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC ) 2011 and you probably did not pay attention, because it was not about new cool devices.  Well, you missed some really good stuff and it is worth going back [...]



By | June 14th, 2011|IT Management, Jim Frey|0 Comments

Enterprise Mobility Meets WAN Optimization

Businessman with Tablet

EMA recently studied WAN Optimization technologies, publishing an EMA Radar Report on the topic last month, and in the process compared 13 major solution suppliers. Part of that investigation included an assessment of each supplier’s mobile solutions, for helping to establish optimal application and service performance for endpoints that may or may not be able [...]



By | April 6th, 2011|IT Management, Jim Frey, Network Management|0 Comments
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