Access Management In A Cloudy, Mobile World Lately, I’ve noticed that user access management is a recurring topic of discussion with customers and partners. Two major trends transforming industries today – mobile and cloud – are acting as catalysts for a renewed focus on this critical area of security. As mobile devices proliferate at a staggering pace, enterprises see a rich new channel through which to reach customers. Enterprises are also realizing that a much larger set of employees want to use mobile devices – which can enhance individual productivity as well as generate business value. We’re in the BYOD
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Cloud Whitepaper: Bring Your Own Mobile Devices To School HP BYOD in Education Students and faculty are free to use personal mobile devices to access school resources while IT maintains control. Who should read this paper? School administrators, IT directors, security managers, and network managers should read this white paper to learn how HP Networking solutions simplify security and network access control to help schools make the most of bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives. In today’s educational environments, more and more students, guests, and faculty are bringing in their own Wi-Fi devices into the school’s network. This presents a
In the modern business world, carrying more than one device is most often a factor of available applications, device capabilities, or personal preferences rather than a solid-walled barrier between work and play life. A “bring your own device” (BYOD) landscape exists because, over the last decade, the line has increasingly blurred between “business” and “personal” technology usage. BYOD may be defined as a business policy allowing employees to bring personally owned mobile devices to their places of work and use these devices to access privileged company resources such as e-mail, file servers and databases, as well as their own personal
Mobile Cloud Computing: What Does The Future Hold? When industry pundits forecast in 2006 that the usage need of data would surpass that of the voice market, not many could not conceptualize such a market outlook. Five years later and the ratio would pitch data market at nearly 70% of the mobile market and growing. The mobile technology has witnessed tremendous advances in recent years such that experts have reckoned that mobile cloud will colligate cloud computing in the next few years. Mobile cloud computing is set to impact and transform the mobile communication landscape and the whole computing infrastructure.
Caring About The Client End Point In A Cloud In a cloud infrastructure, should one care about the client end point? One of the key enabling factors for the enterprise mobility of an organization is the cloud-technology-based model. However, most of the real access is from practical devices such as smartphones, desktop PCs, etc. However, since the applications are stored and delivered through the cloud, these end-point devices largely become insignificant. However, if you’re really serious about securing the cloud, then there is an increased need to secure mobile devices as well. These can be termed as access points to