If you don't have an Enterprise Mobility Management solution, start with Exchange Active Sync to enforce device policies and security.
Mobile employees working around the world are best served by globally distributed cloud services + replicated data with low network latency.
Use Femtocells + mobile broadband routers to extend wireless to customers & employees without coverage in buildings or at remote work sites. It goes without saying that not all organizations are the same. They don’t all reside in offices in downtown skyscrapers or on corporate campuses. The way employees work and how customers are served... Continue Reading →
Rather than extending your entire network out to mobile devices via VPN, publish individual services through a web gateway or the cloud. Most remote employees gain access to Intranet resources through a virtual private network (VPN). Using 3rd party or built-in software, employees provide credentials and sometimes a smartcard to create a VPN tunnel. Once... Continue Reading →
Accelerate the mobile integration and delivery of server resources to any device utilizing mobile middleware solutions like MEAP, MADP, MRAD or mBaaS. Enterprise mobile apps don’t live in a vacuum. They typically communicate with a backend system. Some newer, vertically-integrated packages provide the backend system and mobile apps to get you up and running quickly.... Continue Reading →
Mobile middleware provides intelligent aggregation of backend business data while reducing duplication of field data entry. Requiring employees to connect to multiple backend systems, one at a time, to complete their tasks is wasteful. Furthermore, forcing each mobile app to aggregate disparate data from ERP, CRM, supply chain, and others places results in high latency... Continue Reading →
Send “Bring your own Device” BYOD employees to the Internet via a separate Wi-Fi network versus giving them direct access to internal servers. Many companies today have a guest network. This is a separate Wi-Fi network that visitors use to access the Internet when they come meet with employees. Some of these guest networks require... Continue Reading →
The “Bring your own Device” (BYOD) phenomenon has moved employees from 1:1 PC computing to 5:1 mobility requiring enhanced infrastructure & cloud workloads. More and more BYOD employees are using their own laptops, tablets and smartphones to access corporate data, apps and other services to do their jobs. It started with email in the early... Continue Reading →
Bring web scale to backend business systems via adapters, replication, sharding, queuing & caching to support a growing mobile workforce. Many of the backend systems running global business over the last several decades have something in common besides not being able to communicate with mobile devices. They’re not designed to support the scale needed to... Continue Reading →