EMM: Enterprise Mobility Management Explained. The EMM market is evolving to provide ever more comprehensive (and specific) services for device and application management. Here’s a look at what it is and how it can meet the divergent needs of different companies. Read more
MICROSOFT: Gives Up on Windows 10 Mobile. Microsoft appears to have abandoned its smartphone operating system ambitions. The company’s Windows 10 chief has tweeted that developing new features and hardware for the Mobile version of the OS was no longer a “focus”. Read the rest
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CLOUD: Standardizing and Securing Navy Systems in the Cloud. One of IT modernization’s biggest challenges is breaking down the many technology fiefdoms within an organization. When every group has its own way of doing something, effecting change is hard and guarding against cyberthreats is even harder. “All our bases around the world…had their own websites,” said Raven Solutions CEO Ryan Pratt, who led the transition to the cloud for the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Fleet and Family Readiness (N9) program. “People were getting hacked at the headquarters level.” Find out more
GOOGLE: Shuts Down Fetch As Google for Mobile Apps. Google has quietly announced on Google+ that it will be killing off some of the App Indexing features within the Google Search Console. Specifically, Google is turning off the Fetch As Google for Apps feature to “avoid unnecessary duplication” with what is available within the Firebase help documentation. Find out more about the study results
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.