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Enterprise mobile application development changes IT strategy
IT administrators today have a big job: ensuring that end users' needs are met in an ever-changing mobile and desktop computing landscape. Part of this includes getting more involved with enterprise mobile application development. This month's cover story from editor in chief Colin Steele explores how enterprise mobile application development fits into IT's overall end-user computing strategy and what technologies are available to help fuse the two sides.
This issue also recaps the winners of the Best of Citrix Synergy Awards from this year's conference in Orlando, Fla. Plus, columnists dig into the ways cloud influences mobility and why organizations should move from physical to virtual desktops. For a more in-depth look at one desktop virtualization approach, readers can check out Gabe Knuth's Deep Dive on Remote Desktop Session Host. Finally, IT pros share how they take advantage of social collaboration software in their enterprises.
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Features in this issue
An online group of industry professionals used a new app to transition from an online discussion board to a more integrated, collaborative way to network.
Samsung's new 2-in-1 is comparable to Microsoft's hybrid offering, but it has a faster processor, better keyboard and more storage than the Surface Pro 4.
From group chat to document sharing, there are myriad enterprise uses for collaboration software. We asked four IT pros if they think the technology is worth their time.
News in this issue
IT departments and mobile app developers are no longer worlds apart. Thanks to low-code tools, back-end integration and DevOps, admins may end up stepping into a developer's shoes.
Columns in this issue
When deciding between physical or virtual desktops, IT admins must evaluate the costs, look at their application requirements and understand their users' needs.
Companies struggling with mobile initiatives can go to the cloud and speed up the app development and delivery process. The newest PaaS offerings also avoid some bumps in the road.
Even though VDI came and made waves in the market, RDSH's staying power is evident because it is so straightforward and should survive the fall of the traditional desktop.