Chapter 8. Mobile Worker Connectivity

Mobile workers might be in a home office, with an always-on secure connection to the corporate network, managed centrally by the corporation (business-ready mobile worker.) Or they might be truly mobile, connecting via a laptop or public computer to the corporate network (traditional mobile worker.) In planning for either type of mobile worker, consider the network access technologies and infrastructure services needed, such as the following:

Bandwidth requirements: Because mobile workers use the same applications as office workers—email, other applications, voice, video, real-time collaboration—they need sufficient bandwidth. Typical remote access technologies include residential cable, DSL, ...

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