Mobile Policies

  • January 24, 2007 24 Jan'07

    Mobile advances abound in 2007

    Mobility will again boom this year, and IDC predicts that mobile managers will face some unique challenges throughout the year.

  • January 03, 2007 03 Jan'07

    Mobile computing in 2006 -- A look back

    Craig Mathias looks at last year's key developments in mobile computing and wireless communications.

  • November 15, 2006 15 Nov'06

    Battery recalls aren't free

    Notebook battery recalls billed as free could end up costing more than companies expect.

  • November 06, 2006 06 Nov'06

    Mobile device encryption - a practice not often applied

    Encryption is the best way to protect data on mobile devices -- but too few companies are actually deploying this critical technology.

  • October 13, 2006 13 Oct'06

    Awards highlight businesses that make mobility in the enterprise a reality

    The Mobile Enterprise Alliance last week recognized the year's best mobile technology deployments, highlighting successful and innovative deployments of mobile enterprise solutions that balance technology investments with business objectives.

  • September 19, 2006 19 Sep'06

    Motorola buys Symbol, users get greater flexibility

    After a few days of swirling rumors, Motorola today acquired Symbol Technologies, a move that will help users gain more flexibility in mobile device choice and support.

  • July 19, 2006 19 Jul'06

    3G making waves, especially in midsized business

    3G -- third-generation wireless technology -- is more affordable than Wi-Fi in many cases, and a recent survey found some businesses are starting to take notice.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    Firm eases pain of patch management for mobile workforce

    Patch management can be costly and timely, especially if you've got a number of remote workers. But one IT manager found a way to streamline the process with an online tool that he says gives a better view of the patch management operation.

  • June 21, 2006 21 Jun'06

    Nokia-Siemens deal gives enterprises better upgrade path: experts

    By joining forces, Nokia and Siemens plan to become one of the largest fixed-mobile convergence vendors. The merger could help network operators using their equipment to upgrade for bigger and better things

  • June 21, 2006 21 Jun'06

    Presence debate heats up at Catalyst

    Presence is still lagging when it comes to enterprise deployments. Some blame the lack of federation. A panel of experts at last week's Catalyst Conference touched on the technology and debated where it is and where it should go.

  • May 10, 2006 10 May'06

    The mobility challenge: Supporting multiple devices in the enterprise

    As more and more mobile devices enter the enterprise, the IT department's task of managing and securing them grows more complex. talked to panelists and attendees at last week's Interop Wireless and Mobility conference to ...

  • April 12, 2006 12 Apr'06

    Get ready -- Bluetooth is coming

    Despite its inherent security risks, Bluetooth is obviously taking hold. Network managers are warned to start taking notice.

  • April 03, 2006 03 Apr'06

    Fidelity laptop snafu spotlights need for security policies

    The theft last week of a Fidelity-owned laptop containing sensitive data on thousands of clients could have easily been prevented. Are your users paying attention when it comes to laptop security?

  • March 29, 2006 29 Mar'06

    Management tool can handle several devices

    With the latest updates to its Afaria management platform, Sybase iAnywhere can now manage BlackBerrys, Windows Mobile 5.0 devices, and a host of others from one central location.

  • March 20, 2006 20 Mar'06

    Energy efficiency inspectors get mobile boost

    California Home Energy Efficiency Rating Services has a new mobile rating system, which the non-profit hopes will save a lot of time and cut down on errors.