At the most basic level, unified communications is a strategy to route any incoming message via a unification platform to the intended recipient. The unification comes from tying multiple technologies together so that the actual transmission method is irrelevant when delivered to the recipient. At Dootrix we are increasingly being asked to help with such […]
Although games seem to attract the most attention in mobile app stores, the sleeper hit last year was actually in the messaging space. Blackberry’s BBM app finally went multi-platform in October 2013 and became an instant hit with over 10 million downloads in the first day of release.
As Cloud software matures and businesses look for ways to reduce costs, many are looking at replacing their productivity suites and email systems with Google Apps. On paper, the offer of cut-price software replaces the more costly Microsoft Office applications seems perfect for cash-strapped companies. The option of shifting corporate email to a hosted, Gmail […]
In an effort to balance the BYOD free-for-all with the need for standardisation, enterprise IT departments need to choose their own preferred mobile platform. Apple has dominated the workplace for several years with iOS-powered devices, but the low entry cost of Android is of particular interest to the cost-conscious enterprise. Windows Mobile has also started […]
Hidden within the launch of Apple’s new iPads was a potentially major shift in the app ecosystem. The excitement surrounding the new hardware perhaps overshadowed a major change in Apple strategy – the move towards a freemium pricing model. This conflict between paid apps and free apps is one that we at Dootrix wrestle with […]
Analysts have been predicting the death of the PC from the moment they began to appear on every desktop and in every house. Until now the humble desktop PC has successfully fought off every threat, but the tablet computer finally appears to be taking a significant chunk out of the market. At Dootrix we are […]
For years tech pundits have been trying to predict when Apple would begin to include NFC (Near Field Communications) technology in their mobile devices. The Samsung Galaxy range of phones, and some of Nexus handsets have included NFC readers for some time now, but Apple has avoided the technology. The reason became clear with the […]
Every new technology advance seems to bring with it a raft of accompanying jargon, acronyms and terms which also need to be mastered. And so it is with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and mobile computing. One such new technophrases is “MDM”, short for Mobile Device Management, a technology that makes BYOD much less daunting […]
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is, according to Forrester Research, an unstoppable force for change in corporate IT. Technology-savvy staff are increasingly requesting network access from their personal devices so that they can respond to company email or complete other work-related tasks while on the move. Forrester’s study (pdf) suggests that 29% of the world’s […]
News that Android-based tablets have overtaken iPad shipments for the first time has caused endless speculation from technology journalists. But despite the interest this shift in sales has caused, Apple’s iPad remains the king of tablets both in the enterprise workspace and the educational arena.