Stories by Robin Layland

How to shop for Enterprise Application Store solutions

When selecting a vendor to help build your EAS there are several questions you should ask. Do they support multiple mobile OSs? How strong is their access control and security and does it integrate into your existing security and control solution. Do they have a way to help verify that an app doesn't pose a threat? How good is their user interface?

Enterprise Application Store: There's one in your future

Creating the mobile enterprise is one of the biggest challenges facing IT organizations. The benefits of supporting mobile users and building mobile applications are numerous and include increased productivity and organization flexibility.

Deep dive: Flat networks are the future

A large flat layer 2 network is the key to a new unified fabric data center. The idea is that everything in the data center - servers, appliances and storage - should be part of one big flat layer 2 structure.

A call for end-user advocates

FRAMINGHAM (10/16/2003) - A constant complaint I hear is how few end-user advocates there are - end users who are willing to speak out on important issues. Most users don't think it's worth it or think they will only get in trouble by talking. They're wrong.

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