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Kathleen Richards Published: 29 May 2013

In the wake of Microsoft’s about face on the touchscreen-driven Windows 8 designed to mirror its Windows Phone and tablet interface, our June cover story looks at new data on mobile device management solutions and the challenges of securing consumer-driven platforms. No one will be surprised that mobile devices are continuing to make inroads in many organizations. This includes tablets, which are expected to usurp laptops in organizations that support this trend, in the next five years. What may surprise some readers, however, is that unlike desktops and laptops, when it comes to mobile devices, workers’ preferences matter. As Philip Clarke, research analyst and co-leader of the Wireless and Mobility track at Nemertes Research, reports in his June cover story on MDM: “Workers’ preferences for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating systems are driving out enterprise-friendly platforms such as BlackBerry’s longtime OS (now called BlackBerry 10) and Microsoft’s Windows Mobile OS.” That presents a dilemma for security-minded IT professionals. ... Access >>>

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