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Mobile Malware Milestone

Did you celebrate or castigate? You might not know but last week was the 10 year birthday of Cabir, the first mobile malware. It spread through Bluetooth after infecting the Nokia Series 60 phones running Symbian. Also last week, Kindsight... Read more
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BIG-IP Edge Client v1.0.6 for iOS 7

With all your other iOS 7 updates (if you've made the plunge), if you are running the BIG-IP Edge Client on your iPhone, iPod or iPad, you may have gotten an AppStore alert for an update.  If not, I just wanted to let you know that... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 5: Trust Model

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 3: Economics

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BYOD Policies – More than an IT Issue Part 2: Device Choice

#BYOD or Bring Your Own Device has moved from trend to an permanent fixture in today's corporate IT infrastructure. It is not strictly an IT issue however. Many groups within an organization need to be involved as they grapple with the risk of... Read more
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BIG-IP Edge Client 2.0.2 for Android

Earlier this week F5 released our BIG-IP Edge Client for Android with support for the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD.  You can grab it off Amazon instantly for your Android device.  By supporting BIG-IP Edge Client on Kindle Fire products, F5... Read more
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Hype Cycles, VDI, and BYOD

Survive the hype. Get real benefits. #F5 #BYOD #VDI An interesting thing is occurring in the spaces of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) that is subtle, and while not generally part of the technology hype cycle,... Read more
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Multiscreen Multitasking

Talk about killing two birds with one stone - according to a Pew Internet & American Life Project report, more Americans on their phones while watching TV.  About half of U.S. mobile phone owners use their devices while watching TV, a new... Read more
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Speed Matters, but Dev Speed or App Speed?

In running, speed matters. But how the speed matters is very important, and what type of running is your forte’ should determine what you are involved in. As a teen, I was never a very good sprinter. Just didn’t get up to speed fast enough, and... Read more
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BIG-IP Edge Client v1.0.4 for iOS

If you are running the BIG-IP Edge Client on your iPhone, iPod or iPad, you may have gotten an AppStore alert for an update.  If not, I just wanted to let you know that version 1.0.4 of the iOS Edge Client is available at the AppStore.The... Read more
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Invasion of Privacy - Mobile App Infographic Style

Couple blogs/weeks ago, I posted What’s in Your Smartphone? covering the recent Nielsen report, State of the Appnation – A Year of Change and Growth in U.S. Smartphones.   According to the study, 70% (last year) and 73% (this year)... Read more
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What’s in Your Smartphone?

Typical smartphone owners have an average of 41 apps per device, 9 more than they had last year according to the recent Nielsen report, State of the Appnation – A Year of Change and Growth in U.S. Smartphones.  Also last year, less than 40%... Read more
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Freedom vs. Control

No sooner had I posted BYOD–The Hottest Trend or Just the Hottest Term, last week than yet another BYOD survey hit the news.  The full results will be released in a webinar tomorrow but SANS announced their First Annual Survey Results on... Read more
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New iOS Edge Client

If you are running the BIG-IP Edge Client on your iPhone, iPod or iPad, you may have gotten an AppStore alert for an update.  If not, I just wanted to let you know that version 1.0.3 of the iOS Edge Client is available at the AppStore. The... Read more
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RSA2011 - BIG-IP Edge Client on iPad

I meet with Andy Oehler, Product Manager for F5's Secure Access Solutions who demos the BIG-IP Edge Client for the Apple iPad. ps Resources: F5 YouTube Channel F5 Announces Two BIG-IP Apps Now Available at the App Store F5 BIG-IP... Read more
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F5 Friday: There’s an App for That (And It’s In the App Store)

The consumerization of IT is well underway. Supporting secure remote access via what are traditionally “consumer” gadgets is a must.     In the days when Web 2.0 was forcing its way into IT along with the Millennials the warning went... Read more
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iDo Declare: iPhone with BIG-IP

Who would have imagined back in 1973 when Martin Cooper/Motorola dialed the first portable cellular phone call, that one day we'd be booking airline tickets, paying bills, taking pictures, watching movies, getting directions, emailing and... Read more
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Is Vendor Lock-In Really a Bad Thing?

When you look at the success of some very proprietary solutions and the loyalty with which customers defend them, you have to wonder if vendor lock-in is really as bad a thing as we sometimes make it sound. The subtext in the discussions... Read more
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Motorola builds an army of Android devs with plans to take over the mobile world

Android, Google's hot new mobile device platform, is the buzz around the mobile world, especially amongst the giants like Motorola and Nokia. They've been looking for a way to crack the iPhone market for a while now, and Android seems to... Read more
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What did the Google phone say to the iPhone?

With all of the buzz about the G1 from Google / T-Mobile in the past 24 hours there have been some great comments and reviews. There have been insightful discussions and interesting banter weighing the pros and cons, the reasoning for the way... Read more
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Look out iPhone, Google and T-Mobile are the new kids on the block

Google and T-Mobile have announced the release of the G1, the new smart phone that looks to  be a serious competitor for the iPhone. RWW has a great article that lists some features and links to videos/images of the phone. This touch... Read more
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Apple twitters

twitter (v) to allow your services go up and down randomly under heavy load due to inadequate architecture or planning, annoying a lot of the known (online) world In case you've been living under a rock (or been heads down coding for the... Read more
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Wow, how many of these do YOU remember?

A critical mass of 3 or more engineers in a room for more than 4 hours at a time will (with ~90% certainty) evolve (devolve?) into a conversation starting with that old gem: "Well, I remember when..." Last week it was all about... Read more
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iPhone for your ... club cards?

We all knew it was inevitable. The iPhone was always bound for use by geeks and gadgeteers world-wide. That's no surprise. The iPhone continues to be used in new and interesting ways every day. The buzz has died down, but the geeks of the... Read more
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Disruption

I'm fascinated by disruptive forces. To be clear, it's not that I enjoy the sheer act of disruption. I just like the fact that disruption usually comes from accumulated frustration with the status quo. From users. Vendors. You name it... Read more
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