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Wireless Technology on Ulitzer There have been speculations as to whether Microsoft will remain an important player in the mobile phone market with their Windows Mobile operating system. Numerous news articles and blog posts have “declared” the imminent death of Windows Mobile. This article lists a few reasons why these speculations might not eventually turn out to be true. It is generally agreed that Windows Mobile has problems. We can compare it to Windows Vista which was not accepted very well by the market. Microsoft came back with Windows 7 which has turned out to be successful even after Vista’s debacle. They have learned from the problems and fixed them in Windows 7. Though the desktop and mobile platforms belong to different worlds, we must recognize the approach Microsoft took. The point is; Microsoft can certainly fix what is currently broken in Windows Mob... (more)

Six Advantages of Using a Cloud-Based Mobile Device Management Solution

Traditionally mobile device managament has been done using On-Premise solutions. Recently there has been a shift in how companies especially small and medium sized ones manage their mobile device population. Following are a few advantages of using a cloud-based mobile device management solution instead of an On-Premise solution: Zero Setup time: Since the solution is available on the cloud there would be no or a little setup time requirements. And most of the initial setup will be done by the service provider. Zero setup cost: IT departments are always under budget constraints. A... (more)

Windows Azure Tips & Tricks

So you deployed your brand-new ASP.NET web application to Azure cloud. All seems to be working perfectly until a user tried to upload large amount of data (approx. over 30MB) through your application UI. Unfortunately the operation failed. Surprisingly small file uploads works just fine. To fix the problem you need to ensure that the following configuration is made in the web.config file. Here value of maxRequestLength is in KB so that makes it 100MB. Having a bigger executionTimeOut value ensures that the file uplo... (more)

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

“Bring your own device” (BYOD) is a new trend whereby companies allow their employees to bring their mobile devices (smartphones or tablets) to work and allow them to be used for business purposes and to access the company network and data. It’s a part of consumerization-of-IT wave that has started to gain serious traction in the last two years. A recent survey has all the numbers. BYOD Benefits Employees are more comfortable in using the device of their choice. They don’t have to use two devices anymore, one for personal and one for business work. With a BYOD program in place,... (more)

How to restrict websites in Android using SureFox

Many enterprises provide mobile devices(tablets and smartphones) to their employees for running web-based mobile apps. However, with the increased availability of online content such as games, music/movies and social networking sites, providing complete web access can distract the users leading to decreased productivity as well as it can pose a threat to enterprise's security as well. Providing restricted internet access to employees can be quite a task. However, SureFox makes it very easy for the device administrators to configure the Allowed Websites on Android tablets and sm... (more)