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iPad 3 and mobile device management: The MSP opportunity

Plus, SMB cloud adoption news and are Android malware scanners up to scratch?

March 7, 2012

iPad 3 and mobile device management: The MSP opportunity On MSPmentor, gives the details. ” Seventy percent of MSPs say their customers are asking for mobile device management. In spite of the rush to secure and manage these devices, plenty of challenges remain according to this study – and that means there are still plenty of risks, too.  But as every smart MSP knows, those risks and challenges point to a business opportunity for the IT solution provider that is ready to tackle the problem,” she writes. What’s your opinion?

Dell: Key to SMB cloud adoption is finding the right vendor On ZDNet, looks at a survey from the vendor. “Many of the SMB participants cited single sign-on, automated feature and functionality upgrades, faster deployment, a lower total cost of ownership, and simplified access from a browser as some of the expected benefits of moving to cloud-based applications,” she writes. What’s your opinion?

Two in three Android anti-malware scanners not up to the job On The Register, John Leyden explains more. “The findings are of concern because of the growth in malware (largely Trojans) targeting Android devices over the last year or so. Threats for Android smartphones include phishing Trojans, banking Trojans, spyware, bots, SMS fraud Trojans, premium diallers and fake installers,” he writes. What’s your opinion?