Four trends continue to drive changes in the field service market: an increased focus on workforce optimization, improved service quality levels, a move to more flexible software models (for example, software as a service or cloud), and wireless mobility. Read on.
Mobile devices are an attractive choice for employees, since they help in increasing their productivity and flexibility yet provide a cost effective option for enterprises. IT organizations are currently facing challenges such as preserving network integrity, securing user access, and controlling wired and wireless networks. Learn how to build an effective BYOD solution that leverages a universal security and compliance policy whilst keeping ease of deployment.
While all Wi-Fi vendors understand the need for and are taking steps in the directions of a fully-distributed architecture, crossing the bridge from controller-based to controller-less takes a significant amount of time and effort because all system features and the user interface must be re-architected for a fully-distributed platform. We invite you to take the road less traveled: controller-less. Read on.
Internet bandwidth is a finite and expensive resource; protect it from spammers, criminals, hackers, timewasters and employee misuse. Your company’s internet link is precious. Not only is it expensive and limited but it is a vital business tool. Yet our analysis shows that companies can lose around a quarter of their internet bandwidth to employee web misuse, streaming media and spam. Imagine if you had to give up a quarter of your office space for non-work activities; it’s inconceivable. But when it comes to internet bandwidth, most companies don’t even know about the loss, let alone take steps to prevent it.
Security of a wireless network still ranks as one of the largest concerns of IT professionals planning to roll out an enterprise wireless LAN. Many people erroneously believe that a wireless LAN is inherently insecure. This is largely due to security flaws in early Wi-Fi protocols like WEP (Wired Equivalency Protocol), more recent vulnerabilities found in TKIP and lack of awareness as to how to deploy a secure WLAN. This whitepaper will help the wireless network administrator or security manager to understand the security capabilities in a modern Wi-Fi solution, where they should be used and how the WLAN integrates with other security devices in the network.
As more and more enterprises see significant benefits from allowing employees to choose the device they use to get the jobs done, more companies are adopting bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives. Find out how to effectively secure and manage the network and application access for personally owned devices.
The rise of BYOD programs is the single most radical shift in the economics of client computing for business since PCs invaded the workplace. Whether you are contemplating the creation of a BYOD program or currently trying to establish one, this fact cannot be overstated. Find out how to overcome these challenges.
In today’s healthcare environment, more and more people are bringing their Wi-Fi devices into the hospital’s infrastructure. This presents a unique challenge to the hospital IT administrator. This paper discusses the challenges and solutions on how HP addresses the security and management of multiple Wi-Fi devices being introduced into the wireless/wired network. Click for more!
BYOD is an important aspect as it speaks to how students learn. Flexibility is key. Cape Cod Academy built an expanded learning environment where the teachers and students would work with the technology they know best. Download how the school illustrated best practice in the IT industry.
Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) are easily the most exciting development in computing devices in the post-laptop era. By combining portability near to that of a phone with a larger screen, it is possible to interact with much larger data sets and to perform previously inaccessible computing tasks. From the user perspective, one set of credentials is used on all devices, including MIDs. However, only corporate-owned devices have access to the corporate network. Personal devices can be restricted to only Internet access, or can be given access only to a restricted set of resources such as a virtual desktop infrastructure. Read on.
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