IT Management Slideshow: CES 2012: 10 New Products Every CIO Should Fear
The Consumer Electronics Show 2012, held in Las Vegas Jan. 10-13, has been a techie Bacchanalia filled with products sure to catch the eye of your employees. Whether they're getting excited by LG's 4G Spectrum with OLED screens or the countless Ultrabooks being shown off, you can rest assured that any number of new devices will be working their way into your enterprise and bringing you management and data security headaches. Sure, you can take some comfort in the fact that Microsoft is managing to keep folks interested in Windows 8. But there's also plenty to fear in the year ahead, as the products introduced at this year's CES find their way into the eager hands of tech-savvy workers. Here are 10 to keep you up at night.
The LG Spectrum is the company's flagship smartphone, and the device that it hopes can help it compete against iPhone. The worry for CIOs? The device will ship with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and then be upgradeable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). And as you know all too well, Android is risky for the enterprise.