Microsoft Windows Phone 8 shares a close connection with Windows 8. Take a closer look at what that means for users, enterprises, and developers.
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The shared Windows core, and the ability to use native code, lets enterprise developers leverage Windows across platforms. But Microsoft also added security to Windows Phone 8--secure boot and device-level encryption using BitLocker, missing features from Windows Phone 7.x. Windows Phone 8 also gets MDM support, but Microsoft would not detail whether third-party MDM tools would have access to the platform.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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