Mobile and wireless network technology

  • June 18, 2008 18 Jun'08

    Open mobile devices get the most market penetration

    To be a player in the mobile device or network appliance game, having an open platform is a must, according to CEO Robert Bowman at the Mobile & Wireless World conference keynote last ...

  • March 10, 2008 10 Mar'08

    iPhone SDK, enterprise features: Nice, but not enough

    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 05 Mar'08

    Nokia's Morph travels back from future to save world, prepare lunch

    I'd like to share a piece from Kate Dostart, associate editor for the networking group. She wrote this for's newsletter, and I thought it might be of interest. Please feel ...

  • March 03, 2008 03 Mar'08

    'Fourth Generation'?! Cisco responds to Wi-Fi whippersnappers

    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 25 Feb'08

    UPDATE: Amazon says Kindle 'does not violate net neutrality'

    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, ...

  • February 25, 2008 25 Feb'08

    Does the Amazon Kindle violate network neutrality principles?

    Imagine signing up for broadband service that forces you to buy your computer from the ISP, only allows you to download DRM’d content from them, and only lets you visit pre-approved blogs – which ...

  • February 12, 2008 12 Feb'08

    iPhone, oh the madness you have wrought

    I just finished writing about how the iPhone's success has made touch-screen smartphones all the rage in 2008. And then this morning I read that Jim Balsille, co-CEO of Research In Motion, told ...

  • January 30, 2008 30 Jan'08

    Juniper's causing a stir in crowded switching field

    Before even having time to digest, let alone write about, yesterday’s Juniper announcement that the company was entering the switching market, we received two responses to it from two competitors. ...

  • January 21, 2008 21 Jan'08

    iPhone corporate plan makes accountants smile

    AT&T has added the iPhone as a device option for its enterprise wireless plans. On the surface of things, this is big news for iPhone fans who are waiting for the enterprise to welcome the ...

  • January 04, 2008 04 Jan'08

    Troubleshooting wireless connectivity: Plug it in, plug it in

    Troubleshooting wireless connectivity is often about fixing the physical issues first. Although we like to think that "going wireless" means there are no wires involved, anyone in networking knows ...

  • December 19, 2007 19 Dec'07

    Wireless security major networking concern for 2008

    A few weeks ago, I asked our readers to tell me the number one networking issue you'd like to learn more about in the new year. It was no surprise that "security" appeared again and again in the ...

  • November 30, 2007 30 Nov'07

    It's a phone, it's a computer -- no! It's your mobile device! (A comment on form factor)

    You really can’t call mobile phones “phones” anymore, what with all the Web 2.0 applications springing up, such as FaceBook for BlackBerrys. These phones, or devices, have really become more like ...

  • November 15, 2007 15 Nov'07

    Mobile devices: MIA

    We talk a lot about the importance of mobile device management, but outside my job as an editor on a networking site, it's not something I think about that often. Until, three days ago, I misplaced ...

  • May 15, 2006 15 May'06

    Wired, wireless access control unified with HP ProCurve module

    HP ProCurve today announced a module to its 5300 switch that unifies the wired and wireless networks and makes them centrally manageable.

  • March 24, 2005 24 Mar'05

    Interoperability, thin APs to grow WLAN market

    A new IDC research report shows that the enterprise WLAN market was down marginally last quarter, but tight competition could mean more interoperability for customers.