A smartphone or sphone is any electronic handheld device that integrates the functionality of a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA) or other information appliance. This is often achieved by adding telephone functions to an existing PDA (PDA Phone) or putting "smart" capabilities, such as PDA functions, into a mobile phone. A key feature of a smartphone is that additional native applications can be installed on the device. The applications can be developed by the manufacturer of the handheld device, by the operator or by any other third-party software developer.
Recent developments and trends such as BYOD, advances in enterprise video technologies, and a proliferation of employee collaboration platforms have prompted more and more organizations to develop comprehensive unified communications (UC) strategies. Compelled by the prospect of reducing communication costs and raising employee productivity, 78% of organizations report they already have a strategic plan and budget in place for at least some components of UC. Download to learn more!
This paper addresses many common business challenges facing IT organizations, such as enabling mobile workstyles without compromising security, streamlining desktop management efforts as the number of employees in remote offices and offshore locations increases and making the user experience personal through self-service access to applications and desktops.
Not all VDI solutions are alike. To deliver the best results for your business, you need to make sure the solution you choose can enable full productivity not just in the office on traditional endpoints, but anywhere people work, on any device they use. With Citrix XenDesktop, you can provide access to virtualized apps and desktops from anywhere, on any device, with a great experience in any scenario.
You would be hard pressed to find a single employee who comes to the office without a personal mobile device. Most probably use those devices outside the office to send work-related email messages. BYOD is a reality in today's business world.
If businesses are to benefit from the potential productivity gains offered by increased mobile access – and employees are able to enjoy the convenience of BYOD – security and IT departments are faced with having to ensure their business is protected against all the new mobile security threats.
Android, iOS and Windows tablets and smartphones play an increasing role in enterprise computing, providing new flexibility and mobility for workers and IT—but creating new challenges around security. This paper describes these issues and explains how they can be addressed effectively with Citrix BYOD solutions.
Unified communications (UC) is a powerful technology with a multifaceted value proposition. UC can significantly reduce the cost of communications but more importantly raises productivity by streamlining the collaboration process. Download now to read how UC can increase your company productivity.
The ability to take Windows applications and desktops mobile has many advantages, but the variation in mobile device types, including form factor and platform, makes the process of identifying a single solution to address all the employees’ requirements complex. This paper discusses how Citrix can help take Windows mobile on any device.
Mobility and consumerization are little more than buzzwords without the applications that drive business activities. A successful enterprise mobility strategy places priority on applications first, mapping their mission to the variety of use cases out in the field. This paper describes how you can simplify application mobilization with Citrix.
When your employees can collaborate with each other and customers on the go, your company naturally becomes more efficient and competitive.This whitepaper will guide you to find the best UC solution for your mobile workforce.
This white paper underscores why it’s critical for SMEs to protect all endpoints – not just mobile devices – in the operating environment. It also explains the challenges of applying stringent security across all endpoints and balancing that with convenience and ease-of-use for employees.
In our latest Good Push Index data study (examining more than 2,400 apps and 500 million push notifications), we reveal how push messaging influences mobile app users’ behavior, measuring both engagement and retention over a six-month period.
Eight top considerations on how to add mobile capabilities and support successfully, with the first three focusing on adding mobile views and functionality to business applications, the next three focusing on using increased mobility to help reinvent IT, and the final two bringing it all together.
Employees today want to be able to choose their own mobile devices based on their preferred design and functionality, a trend known as “bring your own device,” or BYOD. This can be a boon to the organization, but it is also a risk. This study explains why.