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.