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Swarna | 14 Sep 2013 | 0 comments

Here we are, 24 hours away from M6 Mobility Xchange in San Diego.   I am very excited to attend this event for the first time and I cannot write enough about how proud we are to share with you about the activity lineup we have at M6.

Ever since Symantec’s 4.0 strategy was announced, there has been a huge culture, mindset shift within the company.  Products and people were reorganized to align with the  “jobs” that our customers are trying to solve; instead of grouping them way we developed the products.  One of the “peaks” of the solutions that was formed in the new Symantec world is User Productivity and Protection.  The solutions that are mapped into this peak are all those that protect the users, their data, their devices and enable them to stay productive....

Will Redfield | 24 Apr 2013 | 0 comments

SYM-2013VisionMobileSurvey-infographic-Rev-H-2013-04-24.jpgWhen it comes to mobile, BYOD is definitely here to stay. But, is it worth the risk?

This year at Symantec Vision we wanted to better understand our customers’ perceptions of how personally owned mobile devices are used in their organization.  To do this, we conducted a survey of 236 attendees asking how their company is addressing BYOD, including risks, challenges, polices, usage and management of mobile devices.

What we found is that while most organizations allow employees to use personal mobile devices for business purposes, they also accept that doing so will likely result in a mobile security incident. Survey...

Will Redfield | 03 Jan 2013 | 0 comments

Mobility is arriving at a plateau. The very fact that the iPhone 5 was met with more of a mixed reaction than previous iterations is testament to the fact that it is not enough for a device to simply be a smartphone. Indeed, it is ironic that most of the criticisms stemmed from its absence of ‘innovative’ features – NFC communications, for example.

No doubt the debate will rage on about who has stolen what feature from whom. Behind the rhetoric however is a fundamental point – that advanced mobile devices have arrived, in all shapes and sizes. Until the next major innovation in form factors, the hardware conversation is largely complete. It’s not just Apple – Samsung, Microsoft and all other players are in the same boat.

Almost inevitably, attention moves away from the platform to the applications, as the opportunity to innovate and differentiate moves up the stack. We’re not seeing any loss of appetite here, nor a slow-down...