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2014-02-27 12:25:04

The mobile wallet landscape will undergo more change and innovation in the next two years than it has since its inception. In an already crowded marketplace with no single vendor leading the charge, Yankee Group identifies which providers have the long-term vision to succeed. BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. mobile payment landscape is currently in a state of flux: Although two-thirds of consumers are interested in learning more about transitioning to a mobile wallet platform,...

2014-02-25 08:28:47

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute, an independent division of the 451 Group, today announced 18 winners in the first annual Brill Awards for Efficient IT. In the judgment of more than 90 industry professionals who evaluated submissions from leading enterprises around the world, these projects best exhibited efficiency in data center and IT operations in the broadest sense of the word -- efficiency of capital deployment, technology, design, operations and overall...

2014-01-07 12:30:04

Newly released Vendor Evaluations by Yankee Group reveal 3 distinct leaders in a market where more than half of merchants that have been in business for less than three years are actively considering deploying mPoS in the next 12 months, opening the door for cloud enabled startups that make the PoS more merchant- and consumer-friendly. BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional PoS systems have long been a burden for SMB owners. As merchant demands have evolved over time, legacy PoS...

2014-01-07 08:38:08

Recent survey confirms Good for Enterprise is the most in-use and piloted cross-platform solution in wake of BlackBerry decline SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure mobility, today announced that The 451 Group has recognized Good Technology as the leading mobile device management (MDM) vendor, with the largest number of in-use, piloted, and planned implementations, based on a recent survey. The report explains that as device...


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  • A spider.
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