Sales of 802.11ac WLAN gear expected to surge

The adoption rate for 802.11ac WLAN equipment is substantially faster than that of earlier Wi-Fi technologies such as 802.11n, according to an analyst.

Move over BYOD ... it's time for BYOID

A new study finds that both the lines of business and IT find value in Bring-your-own-identity initiatives, where social networking or digital IDs are used for application login.

Analyst: Expect SSD prices for ultrathin devices to flatten next year

Device makers of ultrathin devices may reduce features as price of SSDs flatten out next year.


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The enterprise mobility management market is consolidating, and only vendors with the strongest offerings can survive. That is the judgment of John Marshall, founder and general manager of AirWatch by VMware, one of the surviving EMM vendors.