10 Mobile Networking and Application Development Myths to Forget
Myth: Your App Will Be Secure Because Your Device Is Secure
Reality: BYOD has raised countless security concerns and businesses want to clamp down on corporate data sharing. Using an enterprise mobility platform, your company can rest easier by sharing data via enterprise mobility apps that are secured at the app level, providing a finer set of controls than the traditional device level approach. App-level security enables businesses to remotely wipe data if a device is lost or stolen, while leaving personal information intact. These apps give employees secure access to data and prevent users from sharing the information with others, while enforcing user authentication and authorization levels.
If you're a growing enterprise that wants to continue on the expansion path, then it's likely that you are depending mightily upon your IT system. You want your IT Infrastructure—from the data center to networking and out to all user devices—to become a business advantage. As highly successful companies such as Amazon, Facebook and Google have clearly shown, an IT system ideally should be a single-purpose, agile, fine-tuned power source. This allows the system to deliver reliable and secure networking and mobile applications for all employees. However, there are some persistent misconceptions involving networking, mobility and applications that can throw off IT managers. Mobile devices and operating systems have evolved rapidly over the past few years, setting a high bar for developing and managing new apps. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of misconceptions about the best way to establish your mobile strategy within your network. With the help of Verivo Software, this eWEEK slide show examines 10 myths about mobile application development that make enterprises hesitate to start development projects. Waltham, Mass.-based Verivo has developed an enterprise mobility platform that enables companies to centrally build, deploy, manage and update their own mobile applications. Verivo is in a growing market, competing with Antenna Software, IBM Worklight, Syclo, SAP Sybase Mobility Platform, Windows Mobile, HP Mobile Application Gateway, Zenprise MobileManager, and Cisco Mobile, among others.