The Wireless LAN (WLAN) market is maturing, but still generates some significant innovations to compete with wireline and cellular networking. It also continues to produce differentiation, even though core features have become commoditized, and consolidation among vendors continues.
As wireless expectations and demands continue to rise, and as WLANs continue to meet those demands, wired networks will increasingly become the difficult-to-justify cost that WLANs were a few years ago. The question is not ...
In this White paper, learn about the the six-step blueprint from IBM Workplace Infrastructure Strategy and Design Services. Designed specifically to help organizations envision and create new workplaces.
This solution provides a strategy and road map for establishing an agile workplace environment with improved service levels, enhanced productivity and reduced costs, while fostering business innovations.
The increasing use of smartphones and tablet computers as business tools has brought organizations and their employees new levels of productivity, flexibility and mobility. But their use is a double-edged sword, bringing with it new levels of complexity to IT management and security.
To cope, organizations need to put into place new policies for business use. Will employees be permitted to use their personal devices, or is there a company-owned standard? What is ...
May 2012- The team at MaaS360 talk to prospects and customers about Mobile Device Management (MDM) every day. It has been noticed that there are a number of people looking for basic information regarding MDM. To help the community, this document has been prepared to contain a glossary of important mobile device management terms. Examples include ActiveSync, APNS, SCEP and OTA Configuration.
May 2012- Consumerization of IT and mobility trends are driving the need for a new approach to manage an increasingly diverse enterprise device environment. Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) enables IT to keep up with the rapid pace of change in mobility and evolve with the speed at which business is conducted today. The purpose of this paper is to clarify what MaaS is, how it works, and what's important when evaluating mobility solutions.
As time passes more and more businesses are grappling with Mobile Device Management (MDM). Users are bringing their favorite devices to work and expecting IT to support those devices. There's two ways to look at it. On one hand, your company can save a lot of money and see an increase in employee productivity and satisfaction. On the other, what happens if a device with corporate data on it gets lost or stolen?
Sending more than 22,000 high school and university students on trips abroad each year requires logistical prowess and constant communication.
Dealing primarily with young adults, Breakaway soon learned that typical office hours were inconvenient and ineffective. Recognizing the opportunity to use a mobile solution, the company deployed 23 BlackBerry smartphones to its sales staff.
The sales staff now uses email, text, BlackBerry Messenger and social networking apps to build and maintain relationships with ...
As a wholesale supplier and distributor of fluid sealing and pump protection products, it's crucial for Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. to help its customers make the right choice - doing so helps prevent gas and liquid leaks. With thousands of different options, however, an error-free decision is often difficult for service people to make.
Seeing an opportunity to help its customers and local distributors, TFC worked with BlackBerry® Alliance Elite Member FloatPoint ...
Expertech developed a custom in-house built BlackBerry application called Expertech Tool Room® to provide near real-time inventory and tracking of their capitalized tools.
This allows them to optimize their tool usage, reduce time spent on the inventory process and keep accurate count of tools available.
Because TDI is a trusted advisor, it has a discerning perspective on what makes a wireless device accessible.
One of the technologies they promote to their members is the BlackBerry® solution. BlackBerry smartphones are desirable because many models enable customized vibrations (for calls, instant messages, calendar reminders, etc.), so it's easy for someone to know what communications they've received without looking at the device.
To respond to the needs of ...
March 2012- To make networks service-aware and make BYOD with Apple devices a native part of every network, Aerohive has built a Bonjour Gateway to manage and control Apple service availability (such as AirPrintTM, AirPlay, file sharing, collaboration applications, etc.) across an entire enterprise network.
The foundation of Mobile Device Management (MDM) begins with the ability to set basic policies, view data about your devices, and take manual action if a device does not meet certain parameters.
This reactive approach to secure management has worked fine for some time, but the sheer growth and diversity of mobile devices that organizations are tasked with managing has created the need to become more proactive. Companies in more regulated industries face ...
Mobility has become a top priority for IT and business leaders among organizations of all sizes, driven by the increased pressure to improve productivity across a broadening mobile workforce, the desire to become more operationally efficient, and the need to support the proliferation of smartphones and tablets in the workplace.
Today's employees are doing more work on the go with their smart devices than ever before. With the additional freedom comes greater risks ...
September 2011- When Google created Android as an open source platform, it allowed any and all developers to modify it as they see fit. Event some wireless carriers include pre-installed software on their devices. As a result, there are a number of Android variations across the different makes, models and carriers of smartphones and tablets. The pace of innovation is driving the growth of the Android platform. It is now the leading smartphone platform in the world, ...
September 2011- As companies are starting to provision mobile devices for access to corporate email, the next wave of mobility is coming at us in the form of mobile applications. Just as was true with mobile devices infiltrating the corporate environment, the increase of mobile applications is mainly a consumer led phenomenon. But while these applications were initially targeted at social media, entertainment, and personal productivity, the upsurge in handheld tablets has changed the game. With these ...
September 2011- More businesses than ever are confronting how to fully embrace mobile devices beyond their executive and sales teams. In a way, IT teams are being dragged into this. Many users have fully incorporated smartphones and tablets into their daily lives and use corporate-issued and personally-owned iPhones, iPads, and Android devices to access corporate data. They have also adopted application stores in their personal lives, blending activities like web browsing, games, and mobile payments with business ...
August 2011- Global access to corporate applications is critical to an organization. The range of users, devices, and their locations requires stringent application access control to securely connect any user on any device from any location to wherever the application lives.
Secure iPhone Access to Corporate Web Applications [ Source: F5 ]
August 2011- This technical brief describes how the BIG-IP Edge Portal app for iOS devices provides simple, streamlined access to web applications that reside behind BIG-IP APM, without requiring full VPN access, to simplify login for users and provide a new layer of control for administrators.
Mobile collaboration means putting collaboration workloads onto smartphones and tablets, then delivering a great user experience on any device.
Forrester found that Box led the pack because of its commitment to mobile platforms as well as a strategy aligned with the needs of the mobile workforce.
April 2011- As smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices become the data access and communication tools of choice in the work place, the systems needed to support this new generation of mobility are changing.
April 2011- Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets may be putting your corporate information at risk. Lost or stolen devices that are not password protected, or information in corporate email or business applications transmitted wirelessly, but not encrypted, can easily expose confidential data. Learn several strategies to protect your enterprise mobile devices and data.
In order to meet the regulatory and security compliance mandates of CFATS, OSHA, and other agencies, businesses are demanding more and more of their video surveillance technology investment. As the technology improves and images become crisper, seven trends are emerging that security experts believe will grow in strength over the coming year. They include:
• The ability to reduce the cost of false alarms and compliance
• A favorable ROI on remote guarding <...
March 2011- The growth of mobile devices and smartcard technology is increasingly playing a role in the development of an organization’s security strategy. Mobile devices enable organizations to leverage a very flexible, convenient and low-cost method for authentication. Organizations also can begin leveraging smartcard technology to consolidate two security environments: physical and logical access. Once the responsibility of two distinct organizations within a company, combining physical and logical access solutions provides these organizations consolidated management, improved ...
March 2011- Dynamic Dashboards have changed the way that we consume data. Discover the pervasive impact of dynamic dashboards, how they have evolved and the magnitude of their explosive growth. Best of all, learn how dashboards are the ideal solution to satisfy the unmet information needs of most decision makers.
March 2011- Computing is entering its fifth generation with desktop Internet applications giving way to a new generation of Mobile Internet applications. The use of the Internet on smartphones and other mobile devices has changed the way people communicate and consume information, creating an exponential rise in the acceptance, adoption, and usage of data. With the ability to access information at any time, in any location, on a hand-held device, consumers can now make more and more ...
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