Access "UK wireless technology trends: Enterprise tablets take hold"
This article is part of the May 2011 issue of Wired and wireless: Can you achieve an integrated network?
Until recently, the term enterprise wireless was synonymous with Wi-Fi and wireless LAN, but that's no longer the case. Current UK wireless technology trends entail enterprise tablet adoption, as well as the emergence of Near Field Communication (NFC) and machine-to-machine communication in the business setting. SearchNetworkingUK sat down with IMS Research analysts Don Tait, Gerry Xu, Filomena Berardi and Bill Morelli to see how UK wireless technology trends are changing, and how these shifts will affect the way UK enterprises do business. What applications do you predict will drive Near Field Communication (NFC) adoption in the enterprise? Don Tait: 2011 finally looks like the year that NFC will take off. I see NFC adoption happening more in the consumer space initially, but there are applications in the medical sector and for access control, as with a recent trial at the London O2. The applications likely to drive NFC adoption include payments (especially micro) and ticketing. NFC will happen more quickly where the stakeholders such as mobile network ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Integrated wired and wireless LAN security? Not so fast
by Rivka Gewirtz Little, Senior Site Editor
Combining wired and wireless LAN security solutions may be a plus for smaller companies, but larger enterprises fear security integration could result in vulnerabilities.
- Integrated wired and wireless LAN security? Not so fast by Rivka Gewirtz Little, Senior Site Editor
Unified network management: Wired and wireless together for good?
by Lynn Haber, Contributor
With an integrated network management vision, two organizations improved security and reliability, and have made steps towards a fully integrated network. But will we get there?
UK wireless technology trends: Enterprise tablets take hold
by Tracey Caldwell, Contributor
What's next in wireless technology trends? IMS Research analysts predict enterprise tablet adoption, as well as growth in Near Field Communication, Wi-Fi Direct and M2M communication for businesses.
- Unified network management: Wired and wireless together for good? by Lynn Haber, Contributor
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
The O-TTPS is an open standard containing a set of guidelines that when properly adhered to have been shown to enhance the security of the global ...
Successful businesses recognise the value of open communications within and beyond their organisations. However, achieving this means that the ...
UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) promises vastly improved data collection and the analysis of physical objects from consumables to patients....