Mobile Management Tools

  • November 03, 2004 03 Nov'04

    Remote WLAN management hits the runway

    The hottest trend in fashion? Remote WLAN management. A San Diego design firm learned how it could manage its New York wireless network without an on-site admin.

  • April 28, 2004 28 Apr'04

    Increasing mobile productivity by extending the office

    Xtended Office, a new VoIP and unified messaging product from Computer Science Corporation and Nortel Networks, offers converged voice and data as an outsourced service.

  • April 05, 2004 05 Apr'04

    Can Jini compete against Bluetooth?

    Jini technology may not stand a chance against Bluetooth when it comes to attaching electronics to a network, but analysts say it can be a viable means of facilitating communication between applications.

  • April 02, 2004 02 Apr'04

    Sybase gambles on XcelleNet acquisition

    Sybase is plunking down more than $95 million to bolster its position in the mobile platform space by acquiring device management vendor XcelleNet. An analyst says it's a risky move that could leave Sybase short on cash.

  • March 15, 2004 15 Mar'04

    Sharp bridges gap between desktop, notebook

    Sharp has released a new lightweight notebook that not only marks the U.S. debut of Transmeta's Efficeon processor, but also works in tandem with a company's existing desktop computers.

  • February 17, 2004 17 Feb'04

    iAnywhere offers sophisticated mobile development tools

    Mobile middleware vendor iAnywhere Solutions' new developer tools allow Web-based apps to be easily customized for use on mobile devices and allow for better integration between mobile apps and databases.

  • January 06, 2004 06 Jan'04

    Duo forges new creed for mobile data backup

    Brief: Credant Technologies and Sprite Software have teamed up to help businesses securely back up data on handheld devices.

  • December 22, 2003 22 Dec'03

    IBM, Symbol partnership delivers mobile integration

    IBM is helping Symbol Technologies make its mobile devices work better with back-end systems. Symbol's new rugged handhelds and bar code scanners will be able to access information from Siebel, SAP and PeopleSoft applications.

  • November 13, 2003 13 Nov'03

    Cisco shifts WLAN management engine into high gear

    Cisco's updated Wireless LAN Solutions Engine can now help admins create coverage maps, detect rogue access points and, eventually, enable wireless LANs to be managed as extensions of wired networks.

  • October 02, 2003 02 Oct'03

    New tool offers both Bluetooth, Wi-Fi monitoring

    Security vendor Red-M is offering a wireless LAN airwave monitor that also watches for Bluetooth traffic. Experts like the combination because it allows Bluetooth-reluctant firms to give the emerging wireless technology the green light.

  • October 01, 2003 01 Oct'03

    AirPrism joins crowded mobile management field

    AirPrism is entering the crowded mobile device management field with new self-healing software for handhelds. While an analyst says the product is unique, the market remains ripe for consolidation.

  • July 21, 2003 21 Jul'03

    Microsoft administration goes mobile

    Expand Beyond's latest remote access software allows admins to use handhelds to keep tabs on Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange servers away from the office. With recent improvements to handhelds and wireless connectivity, one expert says ...

  • July 01, 2003 01 Jul'03

    iAnywhere makes e-mail apps more Lotus friendly

    Sybase subsidiary iAnywhere has upgraded its Pylon line of mobile e-mail products, enabling users to interface with e-mail on IBM Lotus Domino servers.

  • February 26, 2003 26 Feb'03

    PDA theft troubles wireless network managers

    There are so many technology issues involved in securing a wireless network that it's easy to forget there's a very human vulnerability to consider.