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Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! Last month a report by Cisco detailed that 99 percent of mobile malware targets Android, echoing the "staggering rate" of malware growth observed last summer by Juniper Networks in a report that noted that "77 percent of Andr... (more)

Mobile Commerce News Weekly - Week of January 19, 2014

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! British shoppers have driven e-retail up 18 percent year-on-year spending, a record breaking £11 billion, reveals IMRG Capgemini. Digital shopping’s growth can be mainly attributed to mobile-retail which accounted for 15 pecent of U... (more)

Sybase in Leaders Quadrant in 2011 Mobile Device Management Software

Sybase, Inc., an SAP company, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management (MDM) Software report, authored by Phillip Redman, John Girard and Leif-Olof Wallin (April 2011) The Gartner report points out that,”by 3Q10, there were more than 30 global smartphone vendors and more than 10 mobile operating-system platforms, although the top four (Apple, Android, RIM and Symbian) control 89% of the total market. Most adopting companies that had previously standardized on a mobile platform (for example, BlackBerry in North America and Symbian in Western Europe ) now need to support multiple operating systems, and Apple and Android have become more popular. However, most organizations don't have anyone responsible for managing mobile devices.” “Today's Mobile Device Management has become much more complex and ... (more)

SAP Acquires Syclo – A Second Cup of Coffee and 25 Comments

This is the second article in this series on SAP's announced intent to acquire Syclo.  You can read Part 1 here. I am now on my second cup of coffee, a different day, but still pondering SAP's announced acquisition of Syclo.  On the Linkedin group,  SAP Enterprise Mobility (you should all join!), I conducted a poll.  The question was, “Do you think SAP's announced intention to acquire mobility vendor Syclo is a good move?" Here are the poll results and comments as of this afternoon (73 respondents): 78% - YES 15% - NO 6%   - I don’t know It seems the overwhelming opinion is that it will be a good thing, however, many of the comments seemed to reflect more frustration from the SAP ecosystem than the poll numbers reflected.  IT departments and systems integrators are obviously having a challenge keeping up with this rapidly evolving field and SAP's moves. Comments: I t... (more)

Dell Cloud for SAP Solutions

"We’re giving customers running SAP solutions an easy, low-risk way to take advantage of all the benefits of the cloud in a way that fits seamlessly into their existing IT environments,” said Kevin Jones, vice president, Dell Services, as Dell Services announced the first offers in its new Dell Cloud suite for SAP solutions, further enriching Dell’s portfolio in support of SAP solutions. “SAP, in cooperation with its partners, is leading the development of cloud solutions to reduce customers’ TCO and improve their business agility through the use of innovative cloud products and the development of open industry cloud standards,” said Dr. Jürgen Kreuziger, senior vice president in charge of the TIP Core Lifecycle Management team at SAP. “The Dell Cloud suite for SAP solutions is an innovative approach for transitioning customers to private, public and hybrid cloud so... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly - Week of March 2, 2014

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! Monitoring services is expected to remain the fastest growing mobile health market segment, according to a study by Grand View Research, Inc. The study found monitoring services market revenue reached of $1,227.5 million in 2012 with an estimated compound annual growth rate of 49 percent from 2014 to 2020.  Read Original Content Samsung has been developing its own mobile health ... (more)

BroadGroup research findings on Mid-Market Enterprise Cloud Adoption published by Attenda

London - August 06, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it is publishing its latest BroadGroup research findings on mid-market enterprise cloud adoption. BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company, with a leading data centre consulting practice. During the independent research, commissioned by Attenda, BroadGroup conducted interviews with Attenda clients, across a broad set of verticals, to ask CIOs and IT Directors how widely they had adopted cloud; and if so, what best practices had been adopted and were there any lessons to be learnt. As Daniel Beazer, Consultant, Broad Group comments; "The findings were very interesting and revealed that every participant saw considerable benefits in the cloud; but many felt there were considerable barriers to achieving these benefits." Beazer conti... (more)

SAP Netweaver B1iSN for SAP Business One

SAP Netweaver B1iSN for SAP Business One is an enterprise level integration tool, built for small and midsize companies. Netweaver allows for seamless integration to dozens of systems using pre-built integration frameworks. Whether it is an E-commerce website, parent company running R/3, or an old Access database, Netweaver can integrate it into SAP Business One. About Netweaver B1iSN SAP Business One integration for SAP NetWeaver (B1iSN) is the next generation solution for enabling SAP Business One to rapidly and easily integrate with components of the SAP Business Suite and SAP NetWeaver. It's based on the SAP Business One Integration Technology, a state-of-the-art integration technology that complements the SAP Business One API offering (SDK) and solves message-based integration issues around SAP Business One. Out-of-the-box integration of SAP Business One to SAP ERP... (more)

Completing Field Force Automation - Extending Intelligent Mobility

I recently wrote an article for The Enterprise Mobility Foundation, The Next Step in Business Process Optimization: Mobility.  In this article I describe the enormous amount of work that has gone into designing and automating business processes and ERPs like SAP.  The conclusion of the article is that as sophisticated as ERPs are today, there remains significant feature gaps, especially in extending business processes out to the mobile workforce. In this article, I want to highlight some areas where there is still much work to be done in field services.  In field services, a number of SAP mobility partners like Clicksoftware and Syclo have comprehensive field services and enterprise asset management solutions with mobile clients for use on smartphones and ruggedized handhelds.  However, there are still feature gaps in the integration of real time data, M2M integration... (more)

SAP Reports 20% Growth in Software and Software-Related Service Revenues

SAP AG on Wednesday announced its preliminary financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. "We are pleased to report double-digit growth in software and software related service revenue and the contribution of Sybase," said Werner Brandt, CFO of SAP AG. "All of the regions reported growth in the third quarter, with particular strength in the U.S. and the emerging markets of Asia, Europe and Latin America. We saw a good mix of revenues among small, midsized and large enterprises, and we had an increase in deal volume. On the product side, Business Analytics remains a top priority among our customers and continues to be a principal growth driver." "We were already delivering our solutions on premise and on demand. With the acquisition of Sybase, we now have the most complete and heterogeneous mobile platform in the industry and with it the added a... (more)

The Answer Is “Cloud,” What’s the Question?

I attended two days of Cloud Expo, organized by SYS-CON at the Santa Clara convention center here. The expo runs for four days, with today November 4th. being the last day.  I was also one of many speakers at this conference. One feels the Cloud computing movement is in full gear after listening to many speakers and walking the exhibit halls. Many booths by known and new vendors – Oracle, SAP, Cisco, NaviSite,..the bias seemed more towards infrastructure providers. Folks who either run hosting services or supply gear to these services were in large numbers. Hence we saw Intel, Cisco, Rackspace, Savvis, Amazon, Microsoft, etc. There were very few SaaS vendors such as SalesForce.com or Netsuite.  The part of Oracle present was, as expected, the former Sun folks displaying the Exacloud server, recently announced at Oracle Open World. Several new vendors such as Abiquo,... (more)