Wireless


  • VARs Map Out Their Plans For Growth
    Planning for growth in flush times is difficult enough, with solution providers wondering: What will customers want? What will they need? How will our product or service beat the competitions'? And during an economic downturn, accurate planning can be next to impossible. The variables are plentiful, and cash flow for businesses as well as customers is tight. Deciding on the most profitable product and vendor mix becomes a life-or-death proposition.
  • Review: Baltimore Can Brag About WiMAX
    When Sprint's XOHM unit unveiled its first-in-the-U.S., commercially supported WiMAX network—providing 4G speeds for wireless connectivity—the company didn't seem to spare any expense at its kick-off event for the media.
  • The Best Products Of 2008
    We looked at hundreds of products in 2008, but only a select few can be the best. Here are the ones that made the biggest impression--and will help you impress your customers.
  • Free Internet Access On FCC's Docket
    Free Internet access continues to be a hot topic as the cell phone industry vociferously opposes it, while the Republican leadership of the FCC entertains proposals in favor of it.
  • Field Mobility: The Business Priority Your Customers Cannot Ignore
    Never mind current economic conditions. Mobile workforce and wireless are now a critical business priority due to factors everyone can understand - increased productivity outside "the four walls," need for more up-to-date information and the lack of tolerance for information delays. Mobility cannot be delayed. It cannot be ignored.
  • Proxim Takes On 11n Wi-Fi
    Proxim Wireless unveiled a pair of 802.11n access points that the vendor said can hit throughput rates of up to 320 Mbps.
  • HP ProCurve Plots Wireless Assault
    Just over a month after acquiring wireless vendor Colubris Networks, HP ProCurve has fully integrated the two companies' product lines, making VARs a one-stop shop for both wired and wireless gear.
  • FCC Green-Lights White Space Access
    After six years of debate_longer even than the 2008 presidential campaign—the FCC Tuesday said it would make available to the public unused TV spectrum, commonly referred to as "white spaces."
  • Five Reasons Kindle Could Spark Interest
    Oprah Winfrey last Friday gave Amazon's Kindle a glowing review " publicly endorsing it and giving away free units to her studio audience. Here's why businesspeople should also look closely at the device.
  • Five Reasons Kindle Could Spark Interest
    Oprah Winfrey last Friday gave Amazon's Kindle a glowing review " publicly endorsing it and giving away free units to her studio audience. Here's why businesspeople should also look closely at the device.
  • Are You Ready For The Great Wireless Wave?
    From small businesses to enterprises to the federal government to regional service providers, more and more customers have been approved to introduce wireless broadband technology into their IT infrastructure as a means to be more flexible and more efficient.
  • Open-Source Wireless Routing
    As any Linux aficionado can tell you, Microsoft Windows-designed wireless routers are sometimes finicky about working properly with Linux systems and networks. Some routers do just fine, some need a little hand-holding, and a very select few allow open-source firmware to be installed. Then there are the advanced users who develop commercial-grade applications for wireless routers to add and extend features.
  • Small Businesses and Mobility -- They Want It All
    Join Joseph F. Kovar, senior editor of Everything Channel, as he explores the mobile PC requirements of the typical small business customers and how they different from those of enterprises, and how solution providers can profit from those requirements.

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