iPhone 3G S still not enterprise-ready

From Computerworld (Matt Hamblen)
The new iPhone 3G S boasts remote data wipe, hardware-based encryption and tethering of the device to a laptop that would seem to please business users interested in protecting data and enhancing productivity.
But no, those steps are not good enough for widespread adoption of the new smartphone inside large businesses, four analysts said today. What iPhone 3G S still needs is a system, run by the enterprise IT staff, to verify — and to provide an audit trail — that the encryption is turned on, and to allow IT to conduct a remote wipe if the device is lost or stolen. Read the full story [computerworld.com]

From Computerworld (Matt Hamblen)

The new iPhone 3G S boasts remote data wipe, hardware-based encryption and tethering of the device to a laptop that would seem to please business users interested in protecting data and enhancing productivity.

But no, those steps are not good enough for widespread adoption of the new smartphone inside large businesses, four analysts said today. What iPhone 3G S still needs is a system, run by the enterprise IT staff, to verify — and to provide an audit trail — that the encryption is turned on, and to allow IT to conduct a remote wipe if the device is lost or stolen. Read the full story [computerworld.com]

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