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Mobile compliance brings more IT complexity
BYOD and consumerization have changed the way IT needs to approach regulatory compliance. Admins must work with legal and other departments to enforce compliance, which is challenging when employees use their own mobile devices and consumer cloud services at work. The cover story in this issue of Modern Mobility explains why many IT departments continue to struggle with compliance in the mobile era, and what tools are available to help admins get a better grasp on best practices.
Readers will also get an in-depth look at how Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform works and how the company can take a bigger piece of the mobility pie with its Continuum feature for Windows 10 devices. In this month's Q&A, mobile expert Bob Egan gives a reality check on the Internet of Things and reveals just how long this trend has been around. And last but not least, Device Spotlight features a look at Apple's biggest tablet yet: the new iPad Pro.
Features in this issue
Vendors are working to make DaaS a better experience on mobile devices, but users still don't find cloud-hosted desktops workable for complicated tasks on smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform promises apps that can run on any Windows device, from a PC to HoloLens. But in the enterprise, interest in UWP apps is muted.
A 64-bit A9X chipset and 4 GB of RAM are just a few of the many iPad Pro specs that help Apple's enterprise-focused tablet rise above the competition.
Without much hype, some industries have used sensors and connected devices for years. Now, Internet of Things devices are about to take off in a slew of new markets.
News in this issue
A lot of organizations don't understand what it takes to maintain compliance on mobile. It starts with keeping track of devices and apps.
Columns in this issue
The Microsoft Continuum feature could be a big boost for Windows 10 devices, bringing a better experience for users and fewer help desk tickets for IT.
Traditional security measures like password enforcement don't cut it when it comes to mobile devices. Instead, apply single sign-on technology to all in-house and external apps.