A comprehensive conference program will address the latest trends in wireless solutions for the enterprise, with sessions planned on such topics as securing the wireless enterprise, M2M, email and messaging options, location based service cases and a full discussion on how to implement wireless solutions ranging from device basics to legacy system complexities. Speakers include executives from Aeris.net, Alcatel, Cisco, Kyocera Wireless, Lucent, McAfee, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Palm and VeriSign. Representatives from the top wireless service providers will also share their perspectives in the several of the sessions.
A Keynote CIO Roundtable opens the show on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. The panel will address the challenges, obstacles and future of the wireless enterprise. Participants include executives from Accenture, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., Sprint Nextel Corporation and Trammell Crow Company. eWEEK Editorial Director Eric Lundquist will moderate this keynote roundtable.
“Businesses and government agencies are seeing enormous increases in their productivity, efficiency and growth as they deploy wireless solutions,” said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director of CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment. “The adoption of wireless throughout the enterprise is letting employees, vendors and partners interact more quickly, saving businesses valuable time and having tremendously positive effects on their bottom line.”
On Monday, Sept. 11, the first annual EnterpriseNow Conference will take place, featuring keynotes, breakout and roundtable sessions with executives from Accenture, Cisco and Cingular Wireless participating. For more information visit: http://www.wirelessit.com/info/enterprisenow.cfm.
Enterprise highlights from the CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2006 show floor include:
- Developers Pavilion – The latest innovations in wireless data and voice applications, mobile Java, location based services, messaging, content and much more. Exhibitors include Abbyy USA Software, BLStream Oy, Dynetic Mobile Solutions, IOVERT, Mobile Application Development, Nextlink Wireless and XIM, Inc.
- Enterprise Mobility Pavilion – Features cutting edge innovators and enterprise solution providers for the wireless industry, as well as new Smartphone technologies. The Pavilion covers all platforms of wireless devices and related hardware, software, and accessories. Exhibitors include Apacheta, Bluefire Security Technologies, Clickatell, DataViz, Inc., GeoMicro, Inc., GEOTAB, i-mate, Intrinsyc Software, MobileLime, NumberLink, PLANETFONE, SpinVox, Symbian, SensorLogic, Symbol Technologies, Inc. and Trolltech, Inc.
- M2M Zone™ – Features exhibitors with pioneering wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) services and products including wireless remote control and monitoring of fixed and mobile devices for enterprise and consumer markets. Exhibitors include: Aeris, AirLink Communications, aJile Systems, CalAmp, Dataremote, InnoPath Software, Janus Remote Communications,
Kore Wireless, Kyocera, Motient Corp., Multi-Tech Systems, Numerex/AirDesk, Siemens Wireless Modules, Sony Ericsson, TELTONIKA and Wavecom.
CTIA Educational Sessions
Day 1 mobile enterprise sessions include:
Wireless Email & Other Messaging Options – Experts from Airwide Solutions, Impatica, Lucent, Nokia, Palm and SEVEN will address the development of enterprise messaging platforms that may incorporate the use of email, SMS and instant messaging on various mobile devices.
Wireless Solutions by Vertical – Executives from AirLink Communications, Apresta, @Road, IBM, Palm and Telecommunications Systems Inc. will share their solutions and address audience questions on how to improve business process, communication and customer service using wireless technology.
Finding the Short-Term ROI in M2M Implementations – Panelists from Aeris.net, KORE Wireless, Kyocera, Netsize and Sprint Nextel will share ideas for calculating ROI in the areas of wireless data, telemetrics, and remote machine communications.
Location Based Services in Enterprise – Senior executives from ActSoft, AirTrak, Openwave, Sprint Nextel, TeleNav and Xora will discuss unique uses for LBS in the enterprise, from technology uses to applications and privacy.
Day 2 mobile enterprise sessions include:
Mobile Security – One of the most important topics for the enterprise IT manager is the security of their wireless infrastructure. Executives from Alcatel, McAfee, Motorola, NetMotion Wireless, Nokia/Trusted Computing Group and VeriSign will discuss the technological and software issues that affect integrity of information both on a business and privacy level.
Trends in Enterprise Mobility – Key trends impacting the wireless enterprise will be forecasted by top executives from AppForge, Azaire Networks, Brightpoint, Microsoft and Verizon Wireless. Convergence, VoIP utilization, network optimization, and ultimately the reliability of data throughput in cost effective methods will be discussed.
Managing Wireless Implementations from Device to Legacy Systems – Learn first- hand which wireless solutions IT departments need be using from experts at ACE*COMM, Cingular Wireless, Cisco, Palm, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Sybase iAnywhere.