Can wireless apps be cheap and successful? Are wireless LANs more trouble than they're worth? How should you craft your wireless security strategy? In this weeklong special advisory, SearchMobileComputing.com presents original articles and fresh resources to help you successfully develop a mobile computing strategy for your enterprise.
We hope you'll share your feedback with us about our series, and also tell us about your wireless projects and how SearchMobileComputing.com can help you achieve your goals. E-mail us at editor@SearchMobileComputing.com.
The secrets to cheap, easy and successful wireless apps
Monday, Apr 14, 2003
Wireless applications can seem to magically improve workforce productivity, but simply waving a wand won't ensure a successful deployment. Experts explain why availability matters more than air interfaces, how to determine ROI and why it's important to understand the differences between a wireless application and a mobile one.
Wireless LAN doesn't mean worriless LAN
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2003
Wireless LANs are cheap to buy and usually easy to install, but going wireless doesn't mean it's time to throw away your aspirin. Experts say rogue access points, stray signals and standards struggles should concern all wireless LAN managers. With new technology and new products emerging constantly, decision makers may find that there are no easy answers.
Experts: Good policy can mitigate mobile security risks
Wednesday, Apr 16, 2003
It may be easy to store your client list on your company-issued PDA, but what happens if the device is lost or stolen? Experts say that an enterprise-wide mobile security policy can protect a company's interests in the event of a worst-case scenario like theft, but only if IT managers craft guidelines that address an enterprise's unique requirements.
- Browse our Topics on mobile management issues
- Learn how to plan today for future wireless success
- Browse our Topics on wireless LANs
- Read about how wireless networking has come of age
- Browse our Topics on security
- Read why wireless handhelds need defense-in-depth