Mobile Device Management

VMware Launches AirWatch Express to Speed Up and Simplify Mobile Device Management

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VMware, Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today released AirWatch Express, a simple mobile device management (MDM) cloud solution designed to get devices up and running quickly. AirWatch Express makes it easy to configure devices with apps, email and Wi-Fi, while enabling the data encryption and security that is necessary in today's environment.

AirWatch Express delivers an affordable, consumer-friendly MDM built on the same platform as VMware AirWatch, the leading enterprise mobility management solution. With this simplified solution, more organizations globally can protect their company by securing their employee's devices in just a few clicks.

ManageEngine Debuts Cloud Edition of Mobile Device Manager Plus

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ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the immediate availability of the cloud edition of Mobile Device Manager Plus, its mobile device management (MDM) software solution. The move gives IT administrators an on-demand service they can easily adopt and scale to manage their organizations' mobile devices. The company also announced the Mobile Device Manager Plus Free Edition now supports up to 25 devices, whether the software is deployed on-premise or in the cloud.

"Managing mobile devices beyond the LAN requires some time-consuming setup procedures," said Mathivanan Venkatachalam, director of product management, Desktop and Mobile Management, ManageEngine. "The cloud edition of Mobile Device Manager Plus completely automates those processes as it does away with download, installation and setup."

Highlights of Mobile Device Manager Plus Cloud Edition



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LightEdge Solutions announced today that it has joined the Citrix Service Provider program to offer customers LightEdge Workplace Cloud, a hosted offering that allows for a seamless user experience with anytime, anywhere secure access to business applications and vital information. LightEdge Workplace Cloud empowers businesses and their mobile employees to successfully be productive with full secure access to their traditional in-house resources from any device and any location. The Workplace Cloud is built on the industry leading Citrix solutions of Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenMobile and located locally in LightEdge’s Midwest data centers in order to deliver a high quality user experience. XenMobile offers high-demand features like Mobile Device Management (MDM) and ShareFile, the easiest way to securely deliver and share documents.

LightEdge’s Workplace Cloud allows our customers to extend the reach of not only their legacy applications, but also traditional Windows applications and data to next generation end user devices and prolongs the lifespan of aging equipment. Customer’s applications—Windows, legacy, client-server—can now be made available through customer app store portals just like next generation cloud and SaaS architectures.

Cloud computing and device problems

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The other day I had a problem with my iPhone — a 4S, with 64GB running iOS 8.1 — so here’s my story: First, some context. I have 420 apps taking 22.78GB storage and 4,000 songs taking 7.82GB of storage on my phone, and a few miscellaneous items such as photos and calendar data. I use iTunes on my PC as an intermediary, and iCloud.

I am still waiting in line for an iPhone 6 Plus from my local cable provider. I am an IT strategy/management consultant, and my focus is currently on cloud computing and its impact on systems. I am neither a bits-and-bytes technical specialist nor am I a programmer. I do try to keep my apps up-to-date, however, and I sync and backup my iPhone frequently (sometimes daily)...