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NFV Platform Battle Plays Out at Mobile World Congress

4 months ago | by Mike Vizard

Many service providers at the Mobile World Congress came to the realization that they are falling behind when it comes to Network Function Virtualization. Read More »



  • Malware Risk Grows Across Mobile Devices, Platforms
    Malware infections for smartphones nearly doubled in the first half of 2016, compared with the second half of 2015, according to the latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Report. The report, which looks at stats and trends for malware infections in...
  • Mobile Ransomware Threat Continues to Climb
    Mobile ransomware detection in the second quarter of 2016 increased 200 percent from the first quarter, according to a new report from Quick Heal Technologies. Other threats the security solution provider discovered include adware and potentially...
  • Samsung, Tech Data Team Up on Mobile Initiative
    Seeking to become a full-service provider, Samsung formed a partnership with Tech Data to sell unlocked mobile computing devices via the channel.
  • Apple Systems, Devices Reach the Enterprise Core
    Although Microsoft may be the house the channel helped build, there is no denying that Apple has become a force to be reckoned with in the enterprise. A new survey of 480 executives, managers and IT professionals conducted by JAMF Software, a...
  • Custom Mobile App Promise Remains Elusive
    Once the challenges with mobile app development are finally sorted out, the benefits to solution providers are apt to materialize.
  • Assessing the True Costs of Mobile Computing
    While mobile computing has clearly been widely embraced, most organizations don't realize the full costs associated with giving employees access to mobile computing inside the typical enterprise. A new survey of 500 IT professionals in the United...
  • The Rise of the Mobile Enterprise Is Upon Us
    A subtle, yet profound shift is starting to occur in how organizations approach mobile computing, according to the findings of a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Appian, a provider of business process management (BPM) software. The...
  • Mobile App Developers Face Major IT Challenges
    The majority of mobile application developers are struggling with both developing application programming interfaces and the arcane backend services those APIs need to invoke, according to the findings of a new survey of 5,778 developers conducted...
  • Custom Secure Mobile App Deployment on the Upswing
    Enterprises are developing and deploying an increasing number of custom secure mobile apps. According to BlackBerry's Good Mobility Index Report organizations on average developed 3.74 custom apps in the third quarter to help mobilize business...
  • Mobility, IoT Boost Enterprise Security Risks
    Businesses continue to face security threats that are expected to keep growing with the increased adoption of mobile devices and highly connected devices in the workplace. A new report from security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies looks...
  • Line Between Notebooks, Tablets Continues to Blur
    The distinction between tablets and notebooks will be harder to make over time, a Lenovo channel exec explains.
  • Microsoft Brings HP, Dell Back Into Mobile Fold
    NEWS ANALYSIS: The channel is puzzling over Microsoft's Surface Enterprise Initiative in which Dell and HP will support and resell Microsoft Surface Pro tablets.
  • Taking Mobility to the Next Level
    NEWS ANALYSIS: Regarding the impact mobile computing is having on demand for IT services, the industry might just now be approaching the end of the beginning.
  • 'Shadow BYOD' Practices Put Gov't Data at Risk
    Many federal employees are using personal devices to access potentially sensitive government data and are engaging in risky behaviors that could put the devices and data at risk, despite acknowledging policies that prohibit them from using these...
  • Time for the Channel to Embrace Wearables?
    NEWS ANALYSIS: Although use cases for wearables in the enterprise are just emerging, the channel should start looking at these technologies and their potential.
  • Helping Companies Handle the BYOD Balancing Act
    Keeping personal information private on mobile devices is a big concern for employees as more of them use their personal devices for work. But do they believe employers are keeping their information safe? The majority (61 percent) said they trust...
  • NoSQL Databases Go Mobile
    As the amount of data mobile apps need to access continues to increase in the big data era, using APIs to read and write data from the Web isn't so practical.
  • DataXoom Launches Mobility Partner Program
    The new program—open to OEMs, software vendors, distributors and TEMs—is designed to help reduce mobile data service costs by offering customers custom plans.
  • Mobile App Development Tops IT Priorities
    Many solution providers are acquiring or honing their application development skills due to a surge in demand for custom mobile applications.
  • Businesses Need Help Securing Mobile Devices, Data
    As more mobile devices have greater access to corporate data and applications, businesses need to implement policies to secure and manage these devices. More than 64 percent of IT and security professionals said the majority of their mobile...
  • 10 Ways Lenovo Has Evolved in the Last Decade
    A lot has changed at Lenovo some 10 years after the company acquired IBM's PC business. Not only have 100 million ThinkPad PCs been shipped, the company has moved aggressively into all categories of servers following its acquisition of the x86...

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