Wireless Requires Flexibility, Security

By | June 7, 2006

Andrew Farkas, AVP of Emerging Technology at Capmark Financial Group, says wireless technology can be the cornerstone of a corporate infrastructure as long as companies remember one size does not fit all. Farkas outlined Capmark´s wireless infrastructure today during his keynote, Mobilizing the Enterprise, at Light Reading´s DataComm Enterprise Conference at Globalcomm.

Capmark (formerly GMAC), a commercial mortgage company that originated $30 billion in loans in 2005, uses wireless to increase productivity of its workforce on the road and in its three-building campus at its Horsham, Pa., headquarters.

“We view wireless as a utility,” Farkas says. “Based on security, based on credentials, and based on policies, we let people access our network.” Farkas maintains flexibility and security are two of the major requirements to make wireless work: “One size does not fit all.”Read Full Story

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