As Microsoft continues its transition to more of a mobile first, cloud first vendor, its traditional Windows and Office licensing businesses are feeling the impact, as its Q2 FY 2015 numbers show.
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Microsoft will show off Windows 10 mobile and touch-first Office for Windows at its January 21 Windows 10 event, but the first mobile preview isn't likely until February.
Red Hat's latest acquisition enhances its mobile app development platform with collaboration features that promote agility and increase security.
Cisco is busy retooling its collaboration portfolio with a telepresence system that uses less bandwidth and power and Project Squared, a mobile app that offers video conferencing, document sharing and other tools.
Microsoft is taking steps toward delivering on its cross-platform device, application and data management with new Office 365 capabilities.
Officials from China's National Internet Information Office said the department will initiate specific plans to regulate the fast development of mobile applications in the country.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard are key to my home office
The Surface Pro 3 is my constant companion and primary PC. Thanks to the Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard, my setup has vastly improved.
T-Mobile continues to launch initiatives designed to provide customers with the best smartphone experience in their home and office.
Australian messaging and collaboration software provider Atmail has given Silicon Valley a miss in its expansion into the United States, instead choosing to open its first international office in Santa Monica.
Another update improves the free office suite that's still trying to compete with older versions of Microsoft Office. However, both Office and modern web apps are moving in a different, more mobile, direction.
Docs, Sheets and Slides are now available for the iPhone and iPad, making Google's full suite of productivity apps accessible on all of its major platforms.
Matt recently moved and his new house has a dedicated office space. How would a Star Wars and mobile device user outfit his new office? Check out all that powers his new space.
The companies plan to manage and secure third-party applications by using the configurations built into iOS, a framework they said enables centralized policy management.
Mobile teamwork and collaboration is challenging. Cortado, in the business of making this easier, offers its Corporate Server 7.2, which adds native IOS printing and intelligent team file storage and sharing.
Mobile devices have made it easier than ever to be always tethered to work. This situation is worsened by mistaken beliefs that leaving work in the office will have negative consequences.
Microsoft came under some heat from Windows customers when it released Office for iPad before a touch-friendly version for Windows. That heat should escalate with word that an Android version will also beat the much-needed Windows version.
In another example of Microsoft's mobile-first strategy, the company is expected to make the Android tablet version of its core touch-first Office apps available months ahead of the Windows 8 variant.
Readers may have given the ZDNet Great Debate to the 'yawn' vote, but the fact that Office for iPad apps are flying off the shelves suggests that Microsoft has indeed captured the imaginations of increasingly mobile users. Whether it can keep them, is the big question.
Office 365 is becoming the jewel in Microsoft's mobile strategy following its decision to remove Windows Phone licensing fees for OEMs.
No matter how you add it up, it appears that Microsoft has threaded the business model needle with Office on iPad and transitioned itself for cloud and mobile revenue going forward.
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