Mobile and wireless network technology
- October 21, 2011
Sometimes it pays to move on, no matter how much you have invested in something. This summer Freakonomics Radio ran an episode titled "The Upside of Quitting," which poked holes in the old adage ...
- July 08, 2011
Despite the hype, 4G is as much of a best-effort consumer service as 3G is for branches. But Sprint is trying to make 4G business-ready with its new wireless WAN services.
- April 28, 2010
Although the city of Avondale, Ariz., has a sparse wireless WAN, its mobile workers rarely lose connectivity as they roam between Wi-Fi and cellular networks using a mobile VPN client for constant and transparent wide area network (WAN) access.
- October 27, 2009
Teachers at Lyons Township High School, a school of nearly 4,000 students, are bringing Wi-Fi and IP video to the classroom with wireless tablets and an 802.11n wireless solution.
- June 23, 2009
Nortel enterprise customers could get swept up in a larger deal for Nortel's telephony business, but it remains to be seen how well a telephony-focused buyer will support networking enterprise customers.
- June 22, 2009
Nortel put to rest rumors that it would maintain any of its units under the company name in a letter sent to Nortel users this morning obtained by SearchNetworking.com. Nortel also said it had ...
- April 23, 2009
With the increased reliance on telecommuters, the shift towards Web-based and virtual applications, and the elimination of satellite data and IT centers, you would think that network planners have enough on their plate in terms of future network ...
- January 15, 2009
While working on a story about how updates to PCI compliance rules will phase out WEP for retailers who process credit cards, I came across one of the more interesting takes on PCI compliance, by ...
- January 08, 2009
CNN is reporting that President Elect Barack Obama is having a tough time parting with his BlackBerry, despite apparently strict White House IT policies against his using the device: Those who ...
- July 11, 2008
In my last post I quoted a description of a phone from Craig Raine's poem “A Martian Sends A Postcard Home:" "In homes, a haunted apparatus sleeps, that snores when you pick it up. If the ghost ...
- June 18, 2008
To be a player in the mobile device or network appliance game, having an open platform is a must, according to MLB.com CEO Robert Bowman at the Mobile & Wireless World conference keynote last ...
- March 10, 2008
Let me just say, I have no horse in this race. I'm no BlackBerry crackhead and I'm no iPhone fan boy. When Apple announced its iPhone enterprise play last week, I started working the phones. My ...
- March 05, 2008
I'd like to share a piece from Kate Dostart, associate editor for the networking group. She wrote this for SearchMobileComputing.com's newsletter, and I thought it might be of interest. Please feel ...
- March 03, 2008
A few hours after posting my story on Extricom's and Meru's approaches to wireless networking, I got an e-mail from Cisco expressing their disappointment in not getting to tell their "side of the ...
- February 25, 2008
Amazon got back to my questions about whether or not Amazon's Kindle eBook reader violates net neutrality. Their answer: No. Heather Huntoon, a PR manager for Amazon e-mailed me: Hi Michael, No, ...