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4 Tips on Reducing Mobile Data Expenses

It’s no secret that mobile devices and applications are quickly rising in number. It’s going to be a big challenge to manage it all in the near future. One way or the other, this is going to impact enterprise. 
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Prepare Yourself: 10-Fold Growth In Mobile Data Traffic By 2019

on May 27, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Wireless management Mobile Devices Data Usage
Cisco regularly projects the growth of global mobile data traffic. In the last two years, the company released two sets of forecasts that tried to predict the impact of visual networking applications, apps that merge social networking with video or other visual elements.
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Major Retailer Picks Cimpl to Cut Telecom Costs (and Work Smarter)

A big thanks to all who attended the Cimpl Webinar! Well, our Cimpl Webinar was a big success! A lot of people turned up and tuned in, and asked great questions. All told, it was very clear that there’s a lot of interest in real-time  mobile usage tracking.
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2020: 1 Billion TVs on the Web! That's a Huge Integrated Ecosystem

Remember how we mentioned that 90% of the world will have cell phones by 2020? That’s going to make for a pretty big connected network. It’s one of the things that will form the integrated ecosystem (of technology). Here’s something else that’s going to add to that huge, huge integrated ecosystem: By 2020, there will be nearly 1 billion TVs directly connected to the internet!
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Do You Know How Much You're Spending on Roaming?

on April 21, 2015 7:05 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Events BYOD Mobile Devices CimplMobile New Releases Roaming Smartphones
Have you noticed how many mobile phones are out there these days?
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3 Reasons Why you Need to Attend our Mobile Usage Tracking Webinar

Here at Cimpl, we’ve been proud of the fact that we’re Canada’s leader in IT and telecom expense management. To build on that tradition, we created our CimplMobile app to offer IT managers an elegantly convenient solution to manage their wireless fleets. To show everyone how convenient fleet management can be, we’re hosting our CimplMobile Webinar on May 6, 2015 in French at 11am and in English at 1pm. 
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Freak Bug: No Security Risk for Cimpl’s Platforms

on March 5, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Mobile Devices
*Please note Etelesolv changed its company name to Cimpl in 2016. The Freak Bug made international news today. Before getting into specifics, we want to announce something important to our loyal customers: CIMPL HAS NEVER BEEN VULNERABLE TO THE FREAK BUG: OUR APPLICATION, SERVERS, AND WEBSITE REMAIN SAFE FROM THE BUG. Vincent Parisien, Cimpl’s Vice-President of Technology, was very clear about Etelesolv’s security-readiness in the face of the Freak Bug: “I would like to reassure our customers that Cimpl’s systems and platforms have never been at risk from the Freak Bug vulnerability. We’d already disabled the protocol SSL 3.0 as recommended by industry experts, thereby ensuring our complete security from such risk. We know that it’s a privilege to have our customers entrust their data to us. That’s why security is a primary concern at Cimpl. Thanks to our precautions, our customers' data remain safe in our systems.” Now that we’re clear, let’s get into details! 1) What is the Freak Bug exactly?
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Top Priorities for the 2015 IT Budget

on February 25, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Mobile Devices IT Budget Cloud Software Trends Hardware Managed Services
As a CIO (or anyone else who has to manage technology for companies), you’re going to have to keep track of business IT trends all the time. We at Cimpl love to help you make your job easier, and that’s why we’re bringing you a summary and some analysis of  Spiceworks’  latest IT budget report for 2015.   Spiceworks’ study was created by gathering the  opinions of over 600 IT leaders across the world, representing diverse industries such as manufacturing (15%), Education (12%), and Health Care (9%) among many others. The report touches on many important areas.Read on to see what the numbers say! 
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How the Law Can Change the Way You Manage IT and Telecom Assets

Last year, the law really started taking note of cellphones and smartphones. We covered this in some detail then, but it’s worth returning to the topic every now and again. After all, we need to keep reminding ourselves of events that could impact the way we do business. Also, laws keep evolving.
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16 Tips to Improve Your Passwords and Secure Your IT Assets

The top 5 WORST passwords IT security concerns are becoming a top priority for CIOs around the world. And well they should be. Between the rise of BYOD and the growing IT spend, there’s also a lot of confusion on how to secure BYOD and company-owned IT assets. It has to be done – more and more, IT helps you drive revenue. Letting it all run unchecked is a bad idea. Sadly, that’s happening often. As seen in a previous article, 27% of IT professionals said they don’t fully understand  the negative impact of mobile security issues. The majority of people do at least know that passwords are important, and that’s why one of the most common risk control measures is password protection (67%).
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Show Your Old Mobile Phones Some Love on #Valentine’s Day

on February 13, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Mobile Devices Work Smarter Tips Best Practices Technologies
It’s all about the love of technology Mobile phones: They never leave our hands. They are indispensable for the professional and the personal, and as such they basically contain our life. We just love our devices because they help us work smarter. We’ve already covered 3 ways the love of mobile devices will change IT best practices. Now is the time to tackle another important question: What should we do with our old mobile phones? Especially if you’ve grown attached to your old phone? Well, if you truly love a particular mobile phone, you can still use it long after it stops being powerful enough for work purposes. The following tips will show you how to make the most use of a device that you well and truly love.
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Proposed Bill May Redefine Workplace Transparency for Mobile Phones

on January 28, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Security Mobile Devices Work Smarter Workplace Smartphones
An MP wants warning labels for mobile phones Well, here’s something you might have missed! On January 19, Conservative MP Terence Young (of Oakville, Ontario) announced a bill (Private Member’s Bill C-648, to be precise) that will require big,  hard-to-miss warnings about the potential dangers of mobile phones (and wireless devices) to be displayed on the packaging and displays of cell phones and wireless routers.
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