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  • Mobile device management checklist

    A well-thought-out mobile device management strategy is a key ingredient for any successful mobility deployment.

  • Mobile application security best practices: Leveraging MDM, MAM tools

    Following mobile application security best practices can aid IT's mobile application management efforts and mitigate the risks of employees installing mobile apps on their devices.

  • Managing mobile application security in the BYO device era

    Users love downloading apps, which can make mobile application security, especially on employee-owned BYO devices, difficult to ensure. Find out how to improve mobile app security.

  • Meeting technical requirements for mobile health care deployments

    IT departments deploying mobile health care solutions must ensure that using mobile devices in health care settings doesn't violate federal laws or compromise security.

  • Mobile device strategy bypassed as enterprises face tablet invasion

    The tablet invasion has many enterprises rushing to accommodate end-user demand and bypassing a mobile device strategy to deal with mobile security and policies on an ad hoc basis.

  • Does a mobile VDI platform make sense for your users?

    Mobile VDI isn't always a good fit. Ask these five questions to determine whether a mobile VDI platform makes sense for your users.

  • Mobile device policy: How to create, apply and enforce rational rules

    Establishing a clear mobile device policy can help enterprises achieve real business benefits. Mobile expert Michael Finneran discusses crafting a mobile device policy and applying it to mobile users.

  • Mobile device management strategy for diverse mobile devices

    No longer can an enterprise standardize on one type of mobile device. There are now multiple mobile device operating systems, and enterprises must get smart about managing and securing these varying mobile devices. Learn how to create a comprehensive mobile device management strategy that includes managing multiple mobile operating systems.

  • Future proofing mobile device management

    For many enterprises, mobile device management (MDM) is an afterthought – a band-aid to mend the operational and security gaps created by workforce mobility. Loosely coupled systems can address near-term challenges, but long-term success will require some degree of integration between MDM and the rest of your IT infrastructure and processes. Here, we consider several "touch points" where MDM must (eventually) dovetail with past and future IT investments.

  • Managing mobile device diversity

    In a perfect world, your entire workforce would carry one or two well-chosen mobile devices that could be managed easily and effectively through a single platform. Unfortunately, few IT managers enjoy this luxury – most must deal with an increasingly diverse potpourri of employee and employer-owned devices, spanning multiple operating systems and product generations. In this tip, we examine emerging industry strategies for managing diverse mobile devices without going crazy or breaking the bank. Learn to define what you can and cannot support without prompting workforce mutiny.

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  • Internet.org

    Internet.org is an initiative to make the Web affordable and accessible for people in developing and disadvantaged areas of the world. Mark Zucherberg, the Facebook CEO, spearheads the project, which operates as a global coalition of tech companies. Project members include Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung.

  • What are the biggest risks of BYOD?

    Do you have remote workers using mobile devices in the office? Before you invoke a bring-your-own-device policy, learn about the risks of BYOD.

  • Mobile device workshop: Mobile devices in health care

    This mobile device workshop examines the use of mobile devices in health care, including the policies necessary for mobile device security and the technical requirements of a mobile device rollout.

  • Does a mobile VDI platform make sense for your users?

    Mobile VDI isn't always a good fit. Ask these five questions to determine whether a mobile VDI platform makes sense for your users.

  • Efficient enterprise Wi-Fi coverage requires hybrid approach

    Enterprise Wi-Fi coverage is a key aspect of communications infrastructure planning as dual-mode smartphones and mobile handsets replace desk phones. Successful Wi-Fi strategies must incorporate hybrid technologies like DAS, femtocell and FMC.

  • wireless application service provider (WASP)

    WASP is also an acronym for the Web Standards Project.

  • geostationary satellite

    A geostationary satellite is an earth-orbiting satellite, placed at an altitude of approximately 35,800 kilometers (22,300 miles) directly over the equator, that revolves in the same direction the earth rotates (west to east)...

  • 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 compete for physicians.

  • Cost-effective mobile connectivity

    Countless companies are facing mounting mobile connectivity costs as more and more employees require mobile devices and travel around this rapidly shrinking globe. Make sense of the available mobile connectivity options and reduce costs before they get out of control.

  • 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.

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  • enterprise-mobile integration (EMI)

    Enterprise-mobile integration (EMI) is a form of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) that provides integration between communications carriers and enterprise networks... (Continued)

  • Windows 5.0 -- Optimizing data sync

    Optimizing mobile applications can be a difficult task, but from an end user standpoint, it is the speed, responsiveness and functionality of the application that is most important. By combining the network notification capabilities of SNAPI with the background and priority synchronization capabilities of a product like SQL Anywhere, the task becomes much simpler.

  • Mobilizing SAP

    Mobilizing SAP: Business processes, ROI and Best Practices by Ravi Kalakota and Paul Kurchina, examines how mobile technology can extend different SAP enterprise applications. The first chapter provides an extensive overview of the mobile business framework and how it snaps into the big SAP picture. This will get you up to speed for the second excerpt from the same book, which covers creating and implementing your mobile solution.

  • Products of the Year 2005

    You are invited to submit your company's mobile product(s) to be considered for our Products of the Year awards. Winning products will be highlighted in a special feature on SearchMobileComputing.com in January 2005.

  • Miscommunications and misconceptions of mobile synchronization

    As we get deeper into mobile infrastructures, synchronization suddenly takes on a whole new personality.