Wireless Management - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Dell jumps into enterprise mobility management

    Dell Software Wednesday introduced a suite of software and services for enterprise mobility management, including a "secure workspace" for mobile devices that lets enterprise IT managers separate work from data apps.

  • FCC chairman vows continued spectrum expansion

    The FCC remains focused on rapidly expanding spectrum for licensed and unlicensed use, and encouraging both research and products that will let it be used more efficiently, according to the commission's boss.

  • MWC: Carrier Wi-Fi playing more prominent role

    Underneath the mobile technology buzz at Mobile World Congress 2013 about expanding LTE deployments, and phasing in even faster LTE-Advanced networks later this year, is the strengthening market in operator-based Wi-Fi services.

  • Wi-Fi devices crowd 2.4GHz band; IT looks to 5GHz

    Of the 470,000 Wi-Fi connections made on a recent day at Abilene Christian University, fully 94% used the 2.4GHz band, representing an extreme example of how today's surging number of Wi-Fi clients is crowding the band least able to accommodate them.

  • Symantec finds big differences in iOS, Android security

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2009/060309-apple-quiz.html">Apple</a> iOS and Google <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/110910-google-android-useful-resources-smartphones.html">Android</a> have some big differences when it comes to mobile <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/security.html">security</a>, creating distinct potential vulnerabilities for enterprises embracing devices running these operating systems, according to analysis by Symantec.

  • New protocols show up to 76% speed jolt for iPhones, iPads

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">Wireless</a> <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/021611-duplex-radio-wifi.html">networks</a> can serve mobile devices up to 76% faster through the novel use of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/022311-early-warning-sensors-in-focus-after.html">accelerometers</a>, GPS locators, gyroscopes and compasses that come standard on iPhones, iPads and other <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2010/061510-smartphone-history.html">smartphones</a> and tablets, researchers say.

  • Samsung's 90 new Android APIs boost mobile device management, security

    Samsung has unveiled some 90 new APIs to its implementation of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/110910-google-android-useful-resources-smartphones.html">Android</a>, including <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2011/020111-android.html">Version 3.0</a>, the tablet version of Google's mobile operating system. The additions, available on its <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2010/061510-smartphone-history.html">smartphones</a> and tablets, include a range of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/security.html">security</a> and management features that are being used by third-party <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/applications.html">applications</a> such as SAP's Sybase Afaria mobile management software.

  • Is iOS jailbreaking an enterprise security threat?

    Jailbreaking a smartphone means fiddling with its OS so you can load the applications of your choice, bypassing the requirement to download digitally signed apps only from, say, Apple’s iTunes App Store. Opinions tend to be binary: Either jailbreaking is an unalloyed act of end user liberation and empowerment, or it’s the Digital Apocalypse.