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How IT can assure mobile employee productivity

Going mobile is an essential step for companies to take. Managers should encourage positive attitudes and set up a mobile employee for success.

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  • Apple iOS

    Apple iOS is a proprietary mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

  • Wi-Fi (802.11x standard)

    Wi-Fi is the popular term for high-frequency wireless local area network (WLAN) technology and a standard that has gained acceptance in many companies as an alternative to a wired LAN.

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth technology allows computers, mobile devices and accessories to easily interconnect with each other. A Bluetooth connection is wireless and works over a short range.

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Enterprise mobility management

Learn how to effectively manage your mobile devices with the resources in this mobile device management topic section. Get the latest information on mobile device management and get tips on implementing mobile device management best practices.

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  • NAND mirroring

    NAND mirroring has been proposed to break the security in certain portable devices that use NAND flash memory for encryption.

  • facial recognition

    Facial recognition (or face recognition) is a type of biometric software application that can identify a specific individual in a digital image by analyzing and comparing patterns.

  • burner phone

    A burner is an inexpensive mobile phone that is designed for temporary use, after which it may be discarded. Burners are purchased with prepaid minutes and without a contract.

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Applications and infrastructure

Get the latest information on mobile enterprise applications including mobile unified communication products in this topic section. Discover the most strategic resources on mobile enterprise applications available from the major mobile app stores including iTunes and BlackBerry App World. Find resources for evaluating mobile enterprise applications and solutions and discover the most popular mobile business apps available on the market. Learn about the top mobile applications and get help finding the best mobile enterprise applications for your organization. Read best practices for deploying, managing and maintaining your mobile applications. Read the latest news and expert tips on open source mobile apps, industry mobile applications and small business mobile solutions. Find case studies from companies who have successfully implemented the latest mobile enterprise applications and learn from their experience.

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  • line of sight (LOS)

    The level of obstruction in a line of sight determines not only the visibility from one point to another but also the quality of signal reception for wireless transmissions, such as Wi-Fi.

  • Wi-Fi (802.11x standard)

    Wi-Fi is the popular term for high-frequency wireless local area network (WLAN) technology and a standard that has gained acceptance in many companies as an alternative to a wired LAN.

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth technology allows computers, mobile devices and accessories to easily interconnect with each other. A Bluetooth connection is wireless and works over a short range.

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Mobile Device Platforms and Technologies

Get the latest information on mobile device platforms and mobile operating systems in this topic section. Our strategic resources on mobile operating systems will help you give you the tools you need for evaluating the right mobile platform to deliver your mobile applications to your mobile workforce. Learn about the most popular mobile operating systems in the market and how your peers are implementing them for maximum ROI. Get help finding the best mobile platform for your organization and read the latest news and expert tips on major mobile device platforms as well as open source mobile operating systems, applications and solutions.

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  • Apple iOS

    Apple iOS is a proprietary mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

  • smart hard hat

    A smart hard hat is personal protective equipment (PPE) designed to enhance worker performance and safety in construction and related industries through embedded technology.

  • lithium polymer battery (LiPo)

    A lithium-polymer battery (LiPo) is a rechargeable battery that, in the case of true LiPo, uses solid polymer for the electrolyte and lithium for one of the electrodes.

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  • PCAOB (Public Company Accounting Oversight Board)

    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a Congressionally-established nonprofit that assesses audits of public ...

  • cyborg anthropologist

    A cyborg anthropologist is an individual who studies the interaction between humans and technology, observing how technology can ...

  • RegTech

    RegTech, or regulatory technology, is a term used to describe technology that is used to help streamline the process of ...

SearchSecurity

  • email spam

    Email spam, or junk email, is unsolicited bulk messages sent through email with commercial, fraudulent or malicious intent.

  • distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack

    A distributed denial-of-service attack occurs when an attack originates from multiple computers or devices, usually from multiple...

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of identifying applications that have been deemed safe for execution and restricting all...

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  • athenahealth Inc.

    Based in Watertown, Mass., athenahealth Inc. is a leading vendor of cloud-based EHRs for small to medium-sized physician ...

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare)

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is legislation passed in 2010 that changed how uninsured Americans enroll in and receive healthcare...

  • HIPAA Privacy Rule

    The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information, commonly known as the HIPAA Privacy Rule, establishes ...

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  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

  • data recovery

    Data recovery restores data that has been lost, accidentally deleted, corrupted or made inaccessible. Learn how data recovery ...

  • disaster recovery plan (DRP)

    A company's disaster recovery policy is enhanced with a documented DR plan that formulates strategies, and outlines preparation ...

SearchStorage

  • yottabyte (YB)

    A yottabyte is a measure of theoretical storage capacity and is 2 to the 80th power bytes, or, in decimal, approximately 1,000 ...

  • Kilo, mega, giga, tera, peta, exa, zetta and all that

    Kilo, mega, giga, tera, peta, exa, zetta are among the list of prefixes used to denote the quantity of something, such as a byte ...

  • brontobyte

    A brontobyte is a measure of memory or data storage that is equal to 10 to the 27th power of bytes.

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • SSD caching

    SSD caching, also known as flash caching, is the temporary storage of data on NAND flash memory chips in a solid-state drive so ...

  • NVDIMM (Non-Volatile Dual In-line Memory Module)

    An NVDIMM (non-volatile dual in-line memory module) is hybrid computer memory that retains data during a service outage.

  • NAND mirroring

    NAND mirroring has been proposed to break the security in certain portable devices that use NAND flash memory for encryption.

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  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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