Phillip Redman

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Order From Chaos: Creating A Standard For Mobile App Management And Secuity

by Phillip Redman  |  May 17, 2013  |  Comments Off

If there’s one thing the mobile industry is known for is standards.  There’s a lot of them. In networking technology you have multiple Wi-Fi standards in use, 80.211 a, b, g, n, ac. In wide area wireless there are GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE. And for mobile OSes you have iOS, Android, QNX, Windows Phone, et […]

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CTIA Wireless Conference 2012: Changing Of The Guard

by Phillip Redman  |  May 11, 2012  |  Comments Off

It’s funny–my first CTIA conference I went to in the mid-1990’s had kind of a start-up feel to it.  There weren’t a lot of big name companies there, not in the way we know the Nokias or Motorolas of today.There were quite a few industry exhibitors with speacilized products–cable seals or cellsite shelters, that you […]

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Google Aquisition of Motorola Mobility Impacts Telcos

by Phillip Redman  |  August 15, 2011  |  5 Comments

They say war makes strange bedfellows, and so does business.  Google announced its acquisition of Motorola Mobility Inc. (MMI), the recently spun-off cellular handset and set-top box maker.  MMI primarily sells its products to telcos–cable and wireless/wireline service providers, customers that Google has had a tenuous relationship with at best.  Google has been a force […]

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With Apple and Google It’s More About Transparency

by Phillip Redman  |  April 28, 2011  |  Comments Off

Last week’s broad public disclosure that Apple was keeping a tracking file on iOS 4.0 devices once again points to how apple does business its own way.  For many, it was already known that the iPhone was easily tracked, with apps-a-plenty in the Apple App Store to help out on this.  Not to mention the […]

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RIM PlayBook: More Play Than Work

by Phillip Redman  |  April 20, 2011  |  Comments Off

RIM has launched its entry into the media tablet storm this week, with the much anticipated PlayBook.  But trying to get ahead of the competition, it may have rushed it to the market without finalizing key attributes.  First, is this a consumer device or an enterprise?  It certainly isn’t both, maybe neither.  Enterprise users need […]

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Most Things Being Equal, The Apps have It

by Phillip Redman  |  November 5, 2010  |  5 Comments

We are now fully in the era of the smartphone.  At no other time have we had such numerous choices of quality devices from companies like Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Apple, HTC, Motorola and RIM, to name just a few.  Adoption of smartphones by both consumers and enterprises is big.  This year, more than 70% of […]

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