Wireless SIG: Handset Adoption Lessons and Plug-and-Say



  • ...may teach us something about wireless application adoption and bringing cost-effective, no-hassle mobile access to enterprise data NOW!


    John Chang, Director of Bus. Dev. - Cytaq, Inc.
    Jens Skakkebaek, VP of R&D and Co-founder - Adomo, Inc.

    Presentation Overview

    Handset adoption lessons... may teach us something about wireless application adoption.

    Cytaq creates solutions to automate the complicated tasks of enterprise system integration and Internet application development. Core to the product is a powerful modeling technology that unifies applications, databases, file systems, semi-structure information, XML, device logic, and other fragmented software into "resources". This uniformity is the foundation to automate the integration and management of disparate, wide-area information systems through the intranet, extranet, and Internet. Cytaq's mission is to integrate any resource, personalize for each user, and connect to any device.

    Plug-and-Say: bringing cost-effective, no-hassle mobile access to enterprise data NOW.

    Currently, mobile-enabling corporate data typically requires costly (and confusing) software and hardware integration, new hardware device investments, and/or per-user-based monthly fees to service providers. The handset also have caching issues of sensitive data with the (outside the firewall) service provider (i.e. WAP gateway). This creates a high barrier security breach for deployment of such intranet and extranet solutions for many companies.

    We present a novel out-of-the-box server appliance approach to deployment barriers. Adomo's first product, the Adomo Mobile speech-based mobile access to corporate data that removes these Communication Server, installs in less than an hour behind the firewall and provides speech based mobile access to Microsoft Exchange messaging, calendaring, and contacts from an ordinary cell phone or desk phone. The approach extends to other messaging applications as well as other types of Enterprise applications such as CRM, SFA, and ERP.

    Speaker Profile

    John Chang

    As the Director of Business Development for Cytaq Incorporated, John is responsible for evaluating customer and partner opportunities as well as observing industry trends. Prior to Cytaq, John was Sales Manager for Azimuth, where he spent six years in RF and wireless chip manufacturing. Working with leading RF chip companies, he helped create ever-decreasing form factors for mobile handset chips while helping to develop high volume manufacturing processes. He received his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, and MBA from Cal State Hayward.

    Jens Skakkebaek

    Jens Skakkebaek is the V.P. of R&D and co-founder of Adomo, Inc., a provider of plug-and-play server appliances that provide mobile access to enterprise applications. Before co-founding Adomo in fall of 1999, Jens was a research associate at Dept. of Computer Science, Stanford University, in formal specification and verification of real-time, embedded software and hardware, and worked in worked in development of aerospace software in Europe. Jens has a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark.


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