Wearable technology will notably increase data usage by 2018

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A new report from Cisco has pointed out that mobile networks will experience increased strain from wearables. Cisco has now released its “Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast 2013-2018” report, which has included a number of predictions as to the impact that wearable technology will have on the mobile networks. The firm has forecasted that by 2018, there will be 177 million wearables that will be connected to networks. That will be a tremendous rise from the 22 million wearable technology gadgets that were tallied last year.…

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BYOD 101: How it Changed Businesses

Bring your own device

BYOD or “bring your own device” entered the lexicon in the mid part of the first decade of the new century when it was mentioned in a paper by Ballegas et al at UBICOMP 2005. By 2009, the movement had gained some momentum as employees at Intel began bringing their own devices to work and use them to connect to the corporate network. By 2012, the United States Equal Opportunity Commission had adopted a BYOD policy. Despite this, many employees balked at the trend due to concerns about billing and…

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