Wireless + mobility > Mobility

Wireless access and its rapidly expanding needs

17 July, 2014

With customers’, employees’ and tenants’ demands ever increasing with bring-your-own-device, and an expectation that they will be able to access the data and services they want, it’s time to rethink how wireless is accessed and deployed throughout an enterprise facility.

Apple, IBM forge enterprise alliance

16 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Apple and IBM, once bitter rivals, have surprised the tech world with an agreement to enter a major enterprise mobility partnership.

Google revamping Android with L update

03 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Google's Android L update will introduce more than 5000 new APIs, support for 64-bit processing, a redesigned UI and other significant changes.

Salesforce's push to get wearables into the enterprise

18 June, 2014 by Andrew Collins

With cloud-based CRM provider Salesforce.com launching its dev kit for wearable technologies, promises that wearable tech will reach enterprise level may soon be realised.

Mobile first and the future of the workplace

21 May, 2014 by Richard Absalom*

Enterprise IT must embrace the mobile-first workplace or risk sliding into obsolescence, writes Ovum's Richard Absalom.

Telcos under pressure to "reimagine communications"

11 April, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Ovum expects the social messaging segment, backed by heavyweights such as Facebook, to pose an increasing threat to traditional mobile operator revenues and force an evolution of communications services.

1 in 3 Aussie CxOs to support flexible work in 2014

10 April, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian business leaders recognise the benefits of flexible working - including mobile and activity-based working - but feel their business processes are holding them back, a survey suggests.

Barcode scanning with Google Glass

06 March, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

GS1 and the Open Mobile Alliance have demonstrated using Google Glass to scan product barcodes and receive product information as part of their push to include barcode scanning as standard in Android and iOS.

RMIT student takes on world hunger with mobile app

26 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Former RMIT student James Downing has developed Pocket Rice, a mobile app designed to tackle world hunger through trivia.

Mobility helps UN improve food distribution

20 February, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tigerspike has developed a mobile framework to improve the registration and distribution processes of the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP).

Telstra takes Optus to court over mobile coverage ads

11 February, 2014

Telstra has taken Optus to court over an ad that suggests little difference between the companies' mobile coverage, and has so far successfully forced Optus to remove the ad from its website.

VMware shakes up EMM market with $1.7bn M&A

24 January, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

VMware's planned acquisition of enterprise mobility management vendor AirWatch is expected to stimulate a flurry of consolidation activity in the fast-growing segment.

Telco revenues may stagnate through 2015

28 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian telecom operators are still grappling with a growth slump that started in 2011, and opportunities for service revenue growth are limited, according to BuddeComm.

BYOD is not just a purchasing policy

27 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

BYOD is a symptom of a larger issue IT departments are facing - the need to extend computing processes beyond the organisation and into the hands of customers, contractors and suppliers - according to one analyst firm.

TSF, Inmarsat provide telecom aid in Philippines

19 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Télécoms Sans Frontières is working with Inmarsat to provide emergency satellite communications services in the Philippines in the wake of typhoon Haiyan.

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