Charlene O'Hanlon

Vendors ‘Store Up’ for Selling Mobile Apps

Microsoft, Nokia and others are following Apple’s lead in launching application stores for their mobile platforms. Suddenly, solution providers and app developers have a whole new channel to present their wares.

Media Phones Poised for Prime Time

New breed of telephony devices combine the connectivity of Internet-connected PCs with the always-on convenience of telephones. Solution providers see opportunity in key verticals for these devices.

Enterprise Mobile Helping Large Enterprises Hit the Road

The Microsoft-backed systems integrator is plunging into the mobile apps market, pioneering a model of selecting, integrating and supporting mobile business applications for smartphones. Is this the next great channel opportunity?

SMBs, Enterprises Share Common Communication Ailments

A study commissioned by Siemens finds that communication and collaboration problems are virtually the same among SMB organisations as they are in enterprise environments. But those problems are more expensive to SMBs, as inefficiencies cost them as much as £352,000 annually.