Alibaba pilots messaging app for small businesses

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group began trialling a business-focused mobile messaging app called DingTalk in December, Reuters has reported. Users can conduct conference calls and group messaging via the app, which is targeted towards small and medium-sized enterprises. With 8.5 …

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Apple, IBM launch first co-developed apps

Apple and IBM launched the first apps developed through the enterprise partnership the two companies announced in July. The MobileFirst for iOS titles have been specifically developed for enterprise use and support cloud services that make use of IBM’s big …

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Apple, IBM launch MobileFirst iOS enterprise apps

Apple and IBM have launched what they said is the first in a series of iOS applications for enterprise iPhone and iPad users to access IBM’s big data analytics capabilities. The solutions, named IBM MobileFirst for iOS, mark an unprecedented collaboration between the two tech giants. The apps are available to corporate customers within the […]

BlackBerry ramps up enterprise play, adds Samsung KNOX integration

BlackBerry announced a raft of new services as well as a new partnership with Samsung, as it continues to focus on strengthening its enterprise credentials. The company used its Enterprise Portfolio Launch event in San Francisco yesterday to expand its …

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NEC, Meru work to bring SDN to enterprise wifi

The US operation of Japanese equipment vendor NEC recently unveiled a partnership with intelligent wifi architecture specialist Meru Networks to collaborate on software defined network (SDN)-enabled unified wired and wireless enterprise access.

Apple, IBM team up with enterprise focus

Apple and IBM have joined forces to target enterprise mobility through business applications that bring IBM’s strengths in big data and analytics to Apple devices. The move is intended to strengthen Apple’s presence in the enterprise space with more than 100 industry-specific tools and native apps, developed exclusively for the iPhone and iPad.