Tag Archives : mobility


Hype vs. reality

Last year, analysts predicted that tablets would kick laptops to the curb. To hear them talk, you’d have thought that anything with a keyboard was crawling away, whimpering, as the wave of touchscreen tablets swept over it. Enthusiasm (and good marketing) was pushing consumers and businesses away from traditional PCs. That’s not to belittle the [...]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com

Kit Colbert, CTO, end user computing, VMware

Throwaway Desktops

Imagine logging on to your computer and within seconds getting an up-to-date operating system, complete with the software you need, freshly generated from a central repository. No malware. None of the superfluous junk that accumulates through the life of a system. None of the registry rot that slows you down over time. And all controlled [...]


BlackBerry returns to its roots

The key message at BlackBerry’s Security Summit last week in New York came across loud and clear: BlackBerry is returning to its roots as an enterprise-focused company. Specifically, it’s aiming at regulated industries: government, healthcare, financial services, and energy. That doesn’t mean it’s abandoning its loyal consumer and small business customers – things like the [...]

John Chen, CEO, BlackBerry