November 2004
CIO Insight;Nov2004, Issue 46, p105
This article presents a guide to mobile computing and communications. Centralizing a company's mobility strategy will help the chief information officer: cut mobility connection costs and leverage better deals with service providers; strengthen security by improving network monitoring and scanning; and gain an edge on competitors by enabling mobile workers. 30 million is the expected number of Wi-Fi wireless local area network hot-spot users worldwide by the end of 2004. Mobile voice carriers are AT&T Wireless, Cingular, Nextel Communications, Sprint PCS, and T-Mobile. Service providers are Air2Web, Extended Systems, GoRemote Internet Communications, Intellisync, iPass, Research in Motion, Sybase, and Telwares Communications.


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