Mobile Policies

  • February 02, 2005 02 Feb'05

    Weighing the costs of device management

    Wireless devices may be getting less expensive, but the cost of managing them is rising. Before jumping into wireless network deployment, there are some things that cost-conscious companies need to know.

  • November 05, 2004 05 Nov'04

    City's mesh network nets criminals

    In New Orleans, a wireless mesh network with surveillance cameras has not only helped cops catch criminals in the act, but also kept Wi-Fi costs down and extended access to the underprivileged.

  • October 06, 2004 06 Oct'04

    Workplace framework promises easier mobile content

    While much of the industry discussion about IBM's Workplace client-side software has revolved around the Lotus Workplace collaboration technologies, another element of IBM's strategy may prove to have greater long-term implications.

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  • September 29, 2004 29 Sep'04

    Experts divided on pre-standard 802.11n gear

    Though the standard is far from finalized, pre-standard 802.11n gear is already on the market. One expert says it's OK to buy today's 100 Mbps gear, while another believes the risks are too great.

  • August 30, 2004 30 Aug'04

    802.11g slowdown tacked, but does it matter?

    Wireless LAN start-up Meru Networks announced a new feature that enables 802.11g traffic to move at regular speeds on wireless LAN networks with mixed traffic, but few need the added speed.

  • June 30, 2004 30 Jun'04

    Chapter of the Week - July '04

    Check out July's featured chapter downloads.

  • June 01, 2004 01 Jun'04

    Chapter of the Week - June '04

    This month we feature Wi-Fi chapters.

  • May 28, 2004 28 May'04

    Survey: Companies need to rein in wireless spending

    Yankee Group surveyed 100,000 wireless phone users and found that even though many expense part of the bill to their companies, a significant portion ended up costing their firms more by buying phones on their own.

  • May 25, 2004 25 May'04

    WLANs are much more than LANs without wires

    Experts at CeBit America say that wireless LANs have the potential to do much more than simply extend the wired network, such as support converged wireless phones and enable location-based applications.

  • May 20, 2004 20 May'04

    Planning key to mobile deployments, but at what cost?

    An IDC analyst said it's important to invest in planning well in advance of a mobile deployment, but one attendee said that convincing executives to spend the money is a challenge.

  • April 23, 2004 23 Apr'04

    Mobile workers are people, too

    Commentary: It may not be easy to provide IT support for mobile workers, but Jonathan Spira says it's essential to make sure they have the vital information and tools they need.

  • April 08, 2004 08 Apr'04

    Survey: Mobility to power IT spending surge

    Survey data from In-Stat/MDR suggests that IT spending will increase this year and in years to come, in part because of the need to keep remote workers connected.

  • 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 31, 2004 31 Mar'04

    PDA Download | Mobile Words-to-Go: Instant Messaging

    This 46-page PalmReader document will help you to learn more about Instant Messaging terms and other presence technology. Download this handy IM glossary to use as a reference. Now you'll always have the definitions of these pesky acronyms at your ...

  • March 31, 2004 31 Mar'04

    PDA Download | Mobile Trivia: Wireless Facts Quiz

    Looking for a fun and convenient way to learn more about wireless technology? Now you can take our quizzes with you in the palm of your hand, if you have a Palm OS device. Weighing in at a petite 3k, this little quiz will help you bone up on ...