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DEFINITION: Nomadic computing, another name for mobile computing, is the use of portable computing devices (such as laptop and handheld computers) in conjunction with mobile communications technologies to enable users to access the Internet and data on their home or work computers from anywhere in the world. People using such a system are sometimes referred to as technomads, and their ability to use that system  … 
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Preparing K - 12 Education Infrastructure for Online Assessment: The Top Five Technology Priorities
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This Center for Digital Education (CDE) paper points to the top 5 technology priorities school districts need to focus on for online assessment. This paper provides steps that budget-conscious and resource-limited districts can take to create a technology-enhanced environment while meeting standards for assessment.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Insight

Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the imperative need for always on SSL, and the steps you can take to deliver end-to-end protection for your users. It also includes detailed accounts of four organizations that are leading the way with always on SSL in a cooperative effort to make the internet more secure.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Simplify Network Management with New Secure and Scable Wireless Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Realizing the value of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is only possible with a secure and flexible wireless solution in place. This resource explores the challenges of BYOD and the need for wireless connectivity in a wide range of industries, and offers guidance to help you get started.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc.

Wireless Solutions for High Density Wireless
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource outlines a smarter solution for high-density wireless networking that can scale to support thousands of simultaneous users and an ever-increasing range of wireless devices. Read on now to learn about the capabilities that make this solution a perfect fit for high-density environments.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Wireless Solutions for Tablets and Smartphones
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: As the popularity of mobility grows, so do the challenges for IT. This resource explores how you can transform mobility from an IT challenge into a business opportunity by designing and managing a better wireless network.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Xirrus

Top 8 Considerations to Enable - and Simplify - Mobility
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Embracing mobility doesn't need to be complicated or costly. Gain expert advice on the top 8 considerations for simply, but effectively enabling mobility in both the enterprise and the IT department.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

You Need a Corporate App Store
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the driving forces behind businesses establishing corporate application stores, the benefits of such an approach, and what to seek in a solution that supports this strategy.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

IBM

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) What to expect from 802.11ac
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, explore 802.11ac, and how this evolved Wi-Fi standard has extended coverage beyond physical boundaries in the office, and offers more reliable connections no matter how many clients are trying to access the network.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Jun 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Creating a Mobile-Centric Organization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Discover an innovative approach to designing and deploying networks that can help you support a mobile workforce while lowering costs and cutting complexity.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Application Control at the Wireless Edge
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: With the advent of BYOD, cloud computing, and wireless, IT is losing control of the corporate network. This resource introduces an application intelligent solution that gives you the visibility and control you need to meet the challenges of the BYOD world.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

Building High Performance Networks with 802.11ac
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This resource takes an inside look at the 802.11ac wireless networking standard, and offers tips and tactics to help you approach wired-equivalent performance per user.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Xirrus

Five Steps to Successfully Migrate to 802.11ac
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: 802.11ac is quickly becoming the definitive standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. This brief resource counts down five essential steps that will help you successfully migrate to 802.11ac.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Aruba Networks

Workshifting: A global market research report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This market research report provides insight into the key drivers behind the trends of workshifting, IT consumerisation and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Discover how businesses are gaining tangible benefits from a more mobile and flexible workforce.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

Citrix

Protect Sensitive Data on Laptops - Even for Disconnected Users
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Securing corporate data is a top IT imperative and with more employees working from alternative locations, the mobile security challenge has become a critical focus for IT.  Read this white paper to understand how local virtual desktops based on Citrix XenClient should be a part of your security strategy.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 02 Aug 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Workshifting: a global market research report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This market research report provides insight into the key drivers behind the trends of workshifting, IT consumerisation and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Discover how businesses are gaining tangible benefits from a more mobile and flexible workforce.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

Citrix

Aternity Extends User Experience Management Beyond Enterprise Borders to Mobile and Beyond
sponsored by Aternity
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to overcome the top four mobile application challenges with a robust end user experience (EUE) management platform that utilizes breakthrough technology to gain new levels of visibility into mobile environments.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Published: 24 May 2012

Aternity

BYOD and the Wireless Revolution
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: BYOD and the wireless revolution are changing the modern enterprise – are you ready? This resource explores how to ready your network for BYOD in order to reap the most benefits while simultaneously maintaining control over your network and corporate assets.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Avaya

Can Your Security Keep Up with 70,000 New Malware Strains a Day?
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This timely white paper takes a look at some of the year's top security trends as well as sound advice for managing the risk associated with the emerging threats brought about by the proliferation of consumer mobile devices within the enterprise.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Wireless Resource Management For Maximum Reliability and Scalability
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a scalable, high performance, easily managed WLAN solution that intelligently and effectively manages all network resources to deliver optimized performance and scalability.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Enabling the Pervasive Wireless Campus for K-12 Schools
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Brocade Mobility enterprise Wireless LAN (WLAN) solutions, featuring support for 802.11n-based wireless networking, can help K-12 districts efficiently contain costs and lay the foundation for future growth.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

Brocade

The Forrester Wave: Mobile Collaboration, Q3 2011
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile communications have been a stronghold in the workforce. Mobile collaboration is putting collaboration workloads onto smartphones and tablets and delivering great user experience anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

IBM

Choosing an Enterprise-Class Wireless Operating System: A Comparison of Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: When selecting a mobile computing platform, organizations have to keep security and manageability at the forefront of their considerations. Access this comprehensive resource to explore the key criteria in selecting, deploying and managing a mobile operating system.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

BlackBerry

Starz Entertainment Joins AT&T Mobile Barcode Charter Program as First TV/Network Member
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a new mobile barcode solution for consumer engagement, which is helping to connect the offline world with the online world.
Posted: 02 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

AT&T Corp

Enable an Empowered and Distributed Workforce Through Managed Remote Services
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: To react quickly to customers’ needs, organizations are decentralizing their workforce and shifting them into the flow of their customers’ lives.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

Tablets Reshape Retail: Why tablets are the ideal tool for customer engagement
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover answers to all of your tablet-related questions, in specific relation to tablet usage in the retail arena.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp
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WIRELESS COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): … Nomadic computing, another name for mobile computing, is the use of portable computing devices (such as laptop and handheld computers) in conjunction with mobile communications technologies to enable users to access the Internet and data on their home or work computers from anywhere in the world. People using such a system are sometimes referred to as technomads, and their ability to use that system as nomadicity. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is funding an ongoing nomadic computing project in the Computer Science Department at UCLA, called Travler (for TRAnsparent VirtuaLEnviRonment).
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