Rufus Connell - Analyst Profile

Vice President
Frost & Sullivan
Information & Communication Technologies

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I just spent the week in San Francisco at the RSA 2012 security event. All the usual suspects in the security arena were in attendance. It seemed to me that the #1 theme of the show was the issues around bring your own device (BYOD). Enterprise end users are doing everything they can to be productive, and that has lead to buying their own phones, t...
02 Mar 2012 Blog post
Liquipel announced at CES that it has a nano-coating that will help make cell phones splash resistent.  We've seent that water damage and physically broken screens are two of the top reasons that phones get returned for warranty replacement.  The big question to me is, "Why?".  It is virtually impossible to buy a man's watch which is not waterproo...
09 Jan 2012 Blog post
Is Google's rumored announcement of "very, very large" Google Apps customers the first death knell for Enterprise Hardware vendors like Avaya, Siemens, Alcaltel Lucent, even Cisco? The rumors are reported here Imagine a world where a typical desk worker uses Google Apps for productivity, Google T...
13 Dec 2011 Blog post
Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel days of the year, and for my family that means a weeklong trip to visit the grandparents at their home in Alpine CA. For those that don’t know California geography, Alpine is a very small rural community about 40 miles east of San Diego. While San Diego may be home to some wireless superpowers, the mountain...
02 Dec 2011 Blog post
ZDnet recently wrote a good article about how Facebook passwords aren't entirely case sensitive.  In a nutshell Facebook identified that sometimes users accidentally activate their caps lock before typing a password.  Facebook recognized that since passwords are obfuscated on the screen that the user doesn't know the caps lock is on and their passw...
16 Sep 2011 Blog post

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