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TechEd crystalizes Microsoft's BYOD management strategy

Microsoft's TechEd North America conference, which was held this week in New Orleans, provided a first glimpse of the architecture that Microsoft shops should use to manage employee personal devices for work duties, an emerging IT trend called bring your own device (BYOD).

BYOD, for Buy-your-own-device policies, dampens corporate PC purchases

Companies' bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are affecting how many traditional PCs enterprises purchase and contributing to a global sales slump, IDC analysts said.

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Half of companies will require BYOD by 2017, Gartner says

About half of the world's companies will enact BYOD (bring your own device) programs by 2017 and will no longer provide computing devices to employees, a new Gartner report predicts.

Most companies approve of personal devices at work, survey says

Sixty-four percent of companies polled either allow or mandate the use of employee-owned devices.

Novell president plots company's return

Two decades ago, Novell's network operating system software was almost ubiquitous in the enterprise. Now, its current president wants to restore Novell to a similar level of prominence.

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BlackBerry details unique security features in OS 10

The new BlackBerry 10 operating system can separate personal and business apps, but that's not the only security strength that sets it apart.

Is a 'bring your own support' movement killing the help desk?

A "bring your own support" movement is sprouting up within BYOD programs as employees become more self-sufficient. Is this a death knell for the IT help desk? One possible savior: an enterprise Genius Bar.

Why VPN logs don't measure worker performance

Yahoo is looking at it wrong. A decade or more into the work from home debate, companies and managers still haven’t figured out how to make it work.

Yahoo's CEO checked VPN logs before work-from-home ban

Not sure if anyone's slacking while working from home? You can follow the lead of Yahoo's CEO and check the VPN logs.

Business green-light Apple iPads after Surface letdown

iPads have held their ground against challenges from Android tablets and Windows 8 tablets like the Surface RT