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  • Mobile enterprise vendors lack UC mobile strategy

    At VoiceCon, a panel of enterprise mobile vendors struggled to provide a mobile strategy with integrated unified communications. Ten vendors participated. Microsoft opted out.

  • Study guide: Windows Mobile evolution -- Successful mob

    This section of the Windows Mobile evolution study guides explains how Windows Mobile integrates value-added business apps for maximum productivity.

  • Smartphone insecurity: There's an app for that

    Available smartphone apps are so impressive that users are flocking to mobile marketplaces such as iTunes App Store, Android Marketplace and BlackBerry App World. To protect business-use smartphone...

  • LTE service lacks support for voice and SMS messaging

    Many telecommunications experts have touted the benefits of 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile cellular technology and its promise of an era of high-speed mobile broadband that will enable smooth ...

  • Clearwire's mobile WiMAX service

    As a mobile manager, you may be excited by the prospect of Clearwire's 4G mobile WiMAX service. But you need to understand the limitations and proceed carefully before making long-term plans that i...

  • Femtocell solutions: Key questions to ask before you in

    Femtocells are all the rage, and these tiny cellular radios promise to improve in-building cellular coverage and are primarily targeted at the home-user. However, some vendors are now building ente...

  • Your mobile strategy is always a moving target

    IT managers are faced with the challenge of embarking on a mobile strategy while knowing that the evolution of the underlying technologies changes rapidly. Embarking on your mobile strategy now can...

  • The benefits of dual-mode FMC

    Dual-mode fixed mobile convergence (FMC) solutions promise to reduce voice communication costs and improve employee productivity. But enterprises have yet to deploy them widely. This article analyz...

  • Boosting business productivity with Bluetooth

    Bluetooth wireless connectivity has been creeping quietly into many of the devices that workers carry into the enterprise every day. ABI predicts that roughly half of the 1.2 billion cell phones so...

  • Securing your Windows Mobile devices

    Until recently, Windows Mobile devices lacked the native management and security capabilities long associated with BlackBerrys. Many third-party device management and security solutions were (and s...

  • In-the-cloud defenses for mobile malware

    Mobile antivirus programs apply laptop best practices to PDAs and smartphones, but there are many other ways to protect corporate assets from mobile malware. Complementary "in the cloud" defenses i...

  • Real-time location systems: Can you find me now?

    Real-time location systems (RTLS) have been around for years. Retailers use these systems to track inventory, and trucking companies use them for fleet tracking. Although the two applications sound...

  • On-device defenses for mobile malware

    As workforces grow increasingly dependent on smartphones, mobile threats warrant serious consideration. As discussed last month, mobile malware barriers are falling fast, at precisely the time when...

  • WiMAX devices

    WiMAX devices will become more readily available as carriers deploy widespread WiMAX service.

  • Mobile security culture starts at the top

    No business should operate today without a solid plan for the security of data on mobile devices, networks and applications.

  • Malware coming to a smartphone near you

    Mobile malware has grown increasingly malicious and financially motivated. In this tip, you'll learn the history of mobile malware and how it can sneak in your back door.

  • WiMAX security

    Introduction A lot has been written on the topic of WiMAX radio technology, but what about WiMAX security? Should users feel safe that their transmitted data is free from eavesdropping and manipul...

  • Protecting data on your BlackBerry

    In this tip, we explore BlackBerry security capabilities most directly related to data protection. You'll discover how tight IT controls and protection options can be combined to safeguard your ent...

  • WiMAX performance

    Sprint and Clearwire formed a $14.5 billion joint venture a few weeks ago that will focus entirely on mobile WiMAX. The joint venture will be called Clearwire and includes investment from Google, I...

  • Government regulations and mobile security policies

    Learn how government regulations affect your mobile security policy.