Dan O'Malley, senior product manager for Cisco Systems, talks about a new push-to-talk client for wireless phones targeted to the enterprise sector, as well as a Project 25 migration service, during last week's Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) conference in Anaheim, Calif.
FirstNet officials envision an application-development ecosystem similar to that which exists in the commercial sector. However, it will take some time to determine which apps will be most useful, because application development for public safety still is at a nascent stage.
Many applications are being developed for the public-safety sector. While many of the apps are proving useful, some industry experts are urging agencies to use caution before implementing them, to ensure that the applications are appropriate for the particular first-responder environment.
NetMotion Wireless announced Mobility 10, a major release of its VPN solution–formerly known as Mobility XE–that includes new features designed to give enterprise IT teams greater flexibility and control of broadband use via a wider variety of devices.