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Policy Management: Granular Control of Wireless Networks

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Administering a mobile environment is challenging, involving issues above and beyond those encountered in a wired network. Little control or visibility of wireless networks can cause a number of issues. Devices, applications, and data networks that are misused accidentally or deliberately can trigger trouble tickets, waste bandwidth, and hamper workers from doing their jobs. To

Real-time Operational Intelligence: The Next Wave of Mobile Adoption

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Real-time Operational Intelligence: The Next Wave of Mobile Adoption Today, the improvement of wireless technologies, like always-on applications and the significantly lowered cost of broadband, has made remotely accessing data no longer a primary issue for field service workers. In fact, today’s workers are faced with a data deluge, with the new challenge becoming how

The Importance of Real-time Data at DistribuTECH 2014

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Although a cold and “the cold” attempted to keep me from attending DistribuTECH this year, I eventually found myself exiting the jet way into San Antonio International Airport. Arriving at the show later that day, I learned that more than 10,000 attendees from over 60 countries were attending, making for a busy conference and very long lines for

Why Network Performance Matters

Why Network Performance Matters

When deploying a mobile workforce, special attention must be given to ensure that mobile workers are productive and deployment costs are kept down. While organizations can supply their workers with the latest technology and applications, slowed or lost network connectivity will reduce productivity, increase worker frustration, and can prove to be as costly as not

NetMotion Wireless 2013 Year in Review

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2013 was an amazing year for us. We refined our Enterprise Mobility Management solution with the release of Mobility 10, which gave our customers extended support for mobile platforms including Android, and enhanced the visibility and insight into their mobile deployments. We also made it easier for customers to deploy our Locality cellular network management software

Virtual Call Center & Home Based Agents Summit

Virtual Call Centers

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak at the Virtual Call Center & Home Based Agents Summit in Denver, Colorado. The summit was focused on the increased trend of home based agents (working from home) which is one of the biggest trends in the call center industry today. In fact, information-technology consulting firm, IDC, predicted 309,000

Clinician Demand for Mobility Drives Shift to Tablets, Smartphones

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We recently teamed up with Fierce Healthcare to find out what health IT professionals had to say about the industry’s shift to tablets and smartphones. Due to rapid advances in the speed and reliability of mobile devices and an increasingly technology-friendly workforce, mobility in the healthcare industry is at an all-time high. In our survey alone, 79%

Tablets a Game Changer for Field Service Workers?

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We recently teamed up with PennWell’s PennEnergy Research division to find out what electric, gas, and water utilities have to say about their mobile deployments. With over 250 individual responses, the survey uncovered some interesting realities about tablet use in the field service industry. Nearly 97% of respondents are using tablets in their mobile deployments

Policy Management and Mobile Deployment Optimization

Mobile Device Management

Today, mobile computing over wireless and public networks presents a variety of management and security challenges. There are often multiple networks, a variety of device types and different groups of mobile workers with varying roles and application requirements. To effectively manage these variables, an additional element of network control is needed. Policy management allows the creation