Wireless is a very generic term that may refer to numerous forms of non-wired transmission, including AM and FM radio, TV, cellphones, portable phones and wireless LANs. Various techniques are used to provide wireless transmission, including infrared line of sight, cellular, microwave, satellite, packet radio and spread spectrum.
If you've ever considered remodeling your home, you probably know that you can’t add a second floor without reinforcing the foundation to handle the additional load. Likewise, you’ll need a stronger Wi-Fi foundation to support the influx of mobile devices, work style and demands of #GenMobile. IT can create a rock-solid Wi-Fi foundation by following these five easy steps.
Look around the office and you can’t help but notice that everyone’s using mobile devices and nobody’s at their desk. Mobility is the essence of this next-generation workforce, #GenMobile. But Mobility—and the newfound flexible work style that it’s unleashed—create a challenge for IT who must ensure that the wired and wireless infrastructure for #GenMobile provides a personalized mobility experience that everyone can rely on and trust. This doesn’t have to be a formidable task. It’s possible to go well beyond mere authentication and give users secure access to apps, printers and other network services from both IT- managed and personal devices if you focus on these four key areas.
Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of our lives. #GenMobile—an emerging population marked by their preference for all things mobile—don’t need to be stationary to use work applications on their smartphones and tablets. Workplaces that support #GenMobile must be designed with dependable and high performance Wi-Fi. Read Essential Wi-Fi services for Smartphones and Tablets to learn about five essential Wi-Fi services, which provide a smartphone and tablet experience that #GenMobile can trust.
#GenMobile, with their ever-growing number of mobile devices and apps, are using workplace Wi-Fi networks in ways no one ever planned. Communication apps such as Microsoft Lync establish peer-to-peer voice and video flows, photo apps automatically synchronize to iCloud, and streams of video content have become a core part of everyone’s Internet experience on all devices. Collaboration with mobile apps requires a WLAN smart enough to know apps apart and treat the traffic accordingly. Here are five tips for ensuring that mobile apps run flawlessly on workplace Wi-Fi networks.
Corporate Visions and SAVO teamed up to dig into if, and how well, companies are using mobile tablets to equip their salespeople to be more effective in their customer conversations. Are you ahead of the mobile movement or lagging behind?
Done correctly, organizations should gain several advantages from server virtualization and cloud computing that will improve their overall ROI: less CAPEX spending, greater flexibility and scalability, more security options and overall savings.
Choosing the right type of cloud depends on the needs of your organization. Learn how security, control, customization, elasticity and cost determine what kind of cloud best fits your business as well as what to look for in a service provider.