FedEx is slated to begin deployment of the new Motorola
MC9500 rugged handheld mobile computer to its couriers by mid-2010. FedEx is
testing a few hundred engineering models. The company currently has 100,000
mobile handheld devices in the field worldwide and scans 7.5 million packages
Delta Airlines is expanding its use of AirClic's scanning
solution to track cargo. Delta already uses the solution at its Atlanta hub and
plans to deploy the handheld devices at New York JFK, Los Angeles and
Cincinnati later this year.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is deploying
2,000 Motorola i365 phones on the Sprint network equipped with Nextel Direct
Connect and the TeleNav Track navigation and tracking service. Several hundred
phones are already in use, and the rest are ready for use in case of emergency.
Dolphin Fast Food consolidated networks at 19 of its Burger
King franchises using SonicWALL TZ Series and NSA Series Unified Threat
Management firewalls. Each site has separate, segregated networks for the LAN
supporting the cash register system, the secured WLAN supporting the staff
wireless, and guest WLAN.