Wireless networks and ways of protecting them will top most of the IT Security issues for the coming year. Predictions place wireless networks to slowly take over the now existing networks and development into WiMax which has more coverage area in terms of distance compared to WiFi is making this a fast reality. Players in the WiMax development include the biggest names in the wireless network area such as Intel, Samsung, Motorola and many more. Innovations will continue to push the technology to better and improved performance like never before.
Studies also show that more and more workers are turning to wireless computing for their network and office needs doing what they do in the most unlikely places such as coffee shops and anywhere else they can get a stable and sustainable connection. It also raises ethics issues for people will no longer be out of reach of networks and equally their jobs. Family time and other more casual needs for privacy and quiet time will be secondary for your boss can always reach you anywhere on the planet there is coverage of a network.
The death of satellite based communications has spurred rapid development of Voip allowing anybody connected to the internet instant access to telephone-like services without the use of dedicated telephone lines. This saves on telephone bills and has been in use heavily initially with call centers and has now shifted to mainstream use so more is to be expected of the technology in the years to come which may ultimately result in the death of the standard telephone service many opting for high-speed internet access instead.
The release of the Quad-core processors and planned development of more multi-core microprocessors fuels the future of laptop supercomputers which may come in following years. This and all of the better and improved technology will allow computing to soar into new heights making them a mainstay in our everyday lives for the future.
[tags]Multi-core Processors, Mobile Computing, Mobile Workforce[/tags]