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AirWatch’s most popular blog posts of 2013

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The countdown to the New Year has come and gone, but we wanted to share a countdown of our own. Below are AirWatch’s top 10 most popular blog post of 2013.

10. How iOS 7 is enhancing mobility in education

St.-Andrews-School-150x150In addition to its redesigned user interface and consumer-related additions, iOS 7 includes several enhancements specifically aimed at improving the tablet learning experience. The suite of education-specific features in iOS 7 “cements the iPad’s position” as the go-to tablet for education, according to the market analyst firm Futuresource Consulting.

9. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX is now enterprise-ready

HDXThe new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX are now enterprise-ready thanks to a variety of new enterprise and productivity features as part of Amazon’s Fire OS 3.1.  AirWatch has worked with Amazon to ensure the new Kindle Fire tablets work seamlessly with AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management and can be easily introduced into a corporate IT environment.

8. Alan Dabbiere discusses the AirWatch advantage on Bloomberg TV

BloombergTVAirWatch Chairman Alan Dabbiere had the chance to sit down with Deirdre Bolton, host of Bloomberg TV’s “Money Moves” to discuss AirWatch’s role in enterprise mobility. “Money Moves” focuses on finding innovative investments and gathers viewpoints, “sourced from experts in hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, angel investing and real estate.”

7. Samsung Knox with AirWatch brings new level of security to enterprise mobility

KnoxMobile devices are vaults of information. Employee’s smartphones may contain sensitive corporate information that deserves protection from malicious attacks. Samsung KNOX, the device manufacturer’s enterprise security solution, shares its name with one of the most secure locations on earth, Fort Knox.

6. AirWatch offers same-day support for Windows 8.1

Windows81Early Thursday morning, Microsoft released its much-anticipated Windows 8.1 updates for tablets, PCs and laptops. Less than an hour later, AirWatch announced same-day support for the update. Support is available in AirWatch trial and UAT environments, where AirWatch customers can test how the new Windows 8.1 management features work with AirWatch.

5. Best in Biz Awards names AirWatch Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year

BestinBizAwards_2013AirWatch was one of 500 entrants, which included companies whose services and products “reflect the most current trends in technology, from cloud computing through mobile devices to network connectivity,” according to Samara Lynn, who served as a judge and is lead analyst of networking and business at PC Magazine.

4. Why wearable technology may make “business smart” the new enterprise dress code

Google GlassThe gap between what’s possible in mobility and what’s science fiction is narrowing.  In 2011, an early Google Glass prototype weighed eight pounds. That was just two years ago. Today, Google Glass weighs less than the average pair of sunglasses.

3. 7 questions answered about AirWatch and Apple Configurator

Apple ConfiguratorThere is a lot of confusion that surrounds Apple Configurator – how it works, what it is, etc. This post is designed to help clear up those questions and provide answers that will help you gain insights into how it works and how AirWatch integrates with Apple Configurator to provide a streamlined enrollment process.

2. How enterprises can leverage new features in Android 4.4 KitKat

kitkatWith its last two software updates, Android has made significant improvements to the multi-user experience. Shared devices are common among hourly and part-time employees. Traditionally known as a device-level setting, VPN connectivity is now a user setting on devices running Android 4.4 KitKat.

1. A letter of thanks for a successful 2013 from John Marshall

John MarshallAirWatch has been fortunate to experience strong growth in 2013. And that is in large part because of our customers, which is a direct result of your support and confidence. AirWatch is dedicated to providing the best product and customer experience in the industry.


Stay tuned for more great content to come in 2014!

Scott Solomon

Scott Solomon

Scott Solomon is an Atlanta native and University of Georgia graduate who has spent the past six years studying technology, though his passion for the subject has been lifelong.

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