Mobile Access

  • October 08, 2008 08 Oct'08

    Hospital chain boosts indoor cellular with distributed antenna system

    With terrible indoor cellular coverage impeding its ability to support mobile users, the hospital chain Baptist Healthcare System adopted a distributed antenna system from ADC. The system improved patient care at its hospitals and its ability to ...

  • September 03, 2008 03 Sep'08

    Mobile devices not so open when carriers' bottom line is threatened

    While next-generation mobile phones are more open and play nicer with third-party developers, some applications are still taboo, particularly when they intersect with service provider interests.

  • June 01, 2008 01 Jun'08

    Motorola Good offers smartphone users NOC-based VPN

    Motorola Good Mobility Suite 6.0 offers smartphone users secure connections to all applications behind the firewall and beefs up its mobility management features.

  • July 11, 2007 11 Jul'07

    Smartphone diagnostics, troubleshooting go remote

    Smartphones have long been left out of the remote control support space, but LogMeIn recently unveiled a way to troubleshoot and diagnose device problems remotely.

  • July 31, 2006 31 Jul'06

    CRM SaaS vendors moving to mobile

    On-demand CRM vendors are extending their functionality into mobile applications, and though they can be a good fit for some, there's still a need for mobile platforms.

  • January 11, 2006 11 Jan'06

    BGAN has begun

    BGAN, Broadband Global Area Network, is ready to hit the U.S. this year. The satellite service will beam DSL speed connectivity to roughly 85% of the earth's landmass and 98% of its population.

  • March 21, 2005 21 Mar'05

    A taste of all-you-can-eat access

    Mobility services are intended to make it easier for road warriors to stay connected, but columnist Jonathan B. Spira is living proof that getting connected isn't always easy.

  • April 06, 2004 06 Apr'04

    Enterprise mobility: More than one application, more than one device

    The challenge of mobilizing employees increases as more departments hop on the self-service bandwagon, and more printed information becomes Web-based. How can IT managers offer their teams better access to mobile data?

  • March 26, 2004 26 Mar'04

    CTIA offers new speed for the road warrior

    This week's CTIA Wireless 2004 show in Atlanta brought the promise of new speed and applications to the road warrior.

  • February 20, 2004 20 Feb'04

    Commentary: The Greek road warrior

    If you think it's difficult to get a wireless connection in the U.S., try getting one overseas. In part two of his column, Basex chief analyst Jonathan Spira shares his connectivity frustrations during a recent international business trip.