This IDC study represents the vendor assessment model called the IDC MarketScape. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the marketplace and help anticipate the vendor's ascendancy. The study assesses the capability and business strategy of 12 of the top enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) vendors.
Advances in the technologies of the electronic components essential to mobility continue to yield powerful and productive mobile computers and communicators, with an amazing range of function and raw capabilities that even seasoned professionals find remarkable. There also have been dramatic improvements in wireless networks—from Wi-Fi to the broadband cellular services that continue to expand in both coverage and capacity—that offer throughput and related performance characteristics that rival what’s possible on wire. Finally, add in apps, cloud solutions and related management capabilities, and there’s never been a better time than right now to profit from a strategy that reaps the benefits of a mobile workforce—and, really, a mobile organization.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Aug 09, 2007
Wireless access to enterprise information is going mainstream. However, while the groundswell of enthusiasm for wireless access is coming from the bottom up, the management of wireless access needs to be driven from the top down. Learn how you can build a solid wireless strategy for your organization.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Mar 03, 2009
Companies that are interested in securing their mobile workers and preventing unauthorized access to important company resources need to implement an enterprise wireless security strategy. Learn about the challenges associated with increased worker mobility and how to create an effective enterprise wireless security strategy with some suggestions for an enterprise wireless security policy.
The current gold standard as far as business technology goes is wireless/mobile computing. It’s what business and engineering courses are training the future workplace in using. It’s what provides an income stream and stock value to a whole mushrooming sector of the economy. It’s what makes large-scale projects in virtually any field not only easier to coordinate and complete, but also cheaper and faster all around. Finally, it’s what you and your company need to learn how to use, in order to maintain your lead over the rest of the competitive world.
The ubiquity of mobile devices is transforming the ways that business gets done in today’s world. IBM has the services that can help go beyond supporting devices to achieve a flexible, powerful mobile enterprise.
Mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, enable increasing numbers of employees to work "anywhere, anytime."The security of enterprise data is a key concern, particularly on mobile devices that are easily lost or stolen. The security risk is further heightened by the proliferation of employee-owned mobile devices in many enterprises. Employees will almost always take the path of least resistance in leveraging mobile devices for business purposes, which may lead to unsafe computing practices. A clearly documented and enforceable mobile security policy is critical to reducing the risk of data loss.