Ryan FaasRyan Faas is a technology journalist and author who has been writing about Apple, business and enterprise IT topics, and the mobile industry for over a decade., CITEworld Follow me on Google+

Ryan Faas is a technology journalist and author who has been writing about Apple, business and enterprise IT topics, and the mobile industry for over a decade. He is author and/or editor of ten technology books. He is the business reporter for Cult of Mac and a prolific freelance writer whose work has been featured on Computerworld, Enterprise Mobile Today, InformIT, Peachpit Press, About.com, and Datamation. In 2008 he was awarded a Neal National Business Journalism award for his work featured in Computerworld's "Week of Leopard" series.

In addition to writing, Ryan has spent a large portion of the past fifteen years in the systems/network engineering and IT management fields as an IT director, systems administrator, trainer, and all round multi-platform and mobile device technology consultant. His client list ranges from human services agencies, small non-profits, and private schools to fortune 500 hundred companies and major media agencies.

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Apple signals more aggressive move into the enterprise

At Monday's earnings call, Apple execs made it clear in lots of little ways that they have their eyes on the enterprise market for iOS.

Apple and the enterprise: A complicated relationship

Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.

How Apple's iWatch could revolutionize mobile security

The iWatch is meant to tether to an iPhone or iPad, which allow it to serve as a security token for advanced authentication.

Apple plays hardball with iPad mini reveal

In staging an Apple event on Tuesday to unveil the long-awaited iPad Mini, Apple is poised to steal a lot of Microsoft's thunder. That's symbolic of a confident Apple, says columnist Ryan Faas.

on macworld.com

How Mobile, BYOD and Younger Workers Are Reinventing IT

Changes are coming to IT, so you'd better be ready.

What's up for Apple in 2012?

2011 was a big year for Apple.

12 Valuable Tools for Managing Business Macs

The knock on managing Macs in business environments has long been Apple's ambivalent attitude toward providing significant enterprise support.

IT's Guide to Managing Macs in the OS X Lion Era

User interest and bring-your-own-tech policies are pushing Macs beyond their traditional business niches. Here's how to embrace them.

Business Secrets of Steve Jobs

Analysis: Apple's late co-founder leaves some prescient lessons that CEOs and managers in all sectors and in companies of all shapes and sizes can learn from.

Google Docs Reconsidered: Hands-on With the Suite

Here's a closer look at Google Docs and its new features, from someone who uses the productivity suite every day.

Can HP's WebOS and TouchPad Slow Down the iPad?

HP's tablet operating system has unique qualities that could give it an advantage over other iPad competitors.

How the Apple iCloud Compares to Google's Cloud

Apple and Google now dominate the world's smartphone and mobile device markets and both are now pushing quickly into the cloud.

ICloud and IOS 5: New Challenges for Business

The ongoing march of iPads and iPhones into workplaces of all shapes and sizes is beginning to make Apple a fairly common tech brand in businesses and enterprises.

Windows 8, From an iPad User's View

The Windows 8 demo from the All Things Digital conference left me kind of confused. More accurately, it left me thinking Microsoft is kind of confused.

on techhive.com

Mac OS X: Make Snow Leopard (and Other Cats) Roar Like Lion

With a second preview version now in the hands of app developers, Apple's next generation of Mac OS X (Lion) appears to be on track for release this summer.

on techhive.com