802.11b CompactFlash Card For the PocktPC
802.11b Interoperability for Compaq and Casio Pocket PC
has announced the availability of its new IEEE 802.11b wireless
network connectivity solution for leading Pocket PC-based
handhelds. The Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash Card will enable
Pocket PC users to stay connected to their enterprise LANs
without sacrificing connection speeds or reliability, helping
to improve users productivity.
Pocket PC users need a fast, simple solution to wirelessly
connect with enterprise LANs, said Lynn Chroust, director
of Proxims Commercial Networks Business Unit. Proxims
Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash Card provides the fastest connection
available, with interoperability to existing 802.11b environments,
making it an excellent choice for business and professional
Proxims Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash card enables connection
speeds up to 11 Mbps, making it ideal for the robust applications
needed by mobile users. Additionally, it works with a companys
existing Harmony 802.11b solution so it is easy to integrate into
an overall solution. The Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash Card is ideal
for use in hospitals, universities and other enterprise environments.
The availability of a high-speed, robust wireless solution
is critical for users who want to use their Pocket PCs to access
networked applications, said Andy Haon, director of product
planning for the Mobile Devices Division at Microsoft Corp. Proxims
Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash Card is a great addition to the Pocket
PC platform's connectivity options that are available to users.
The Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash Card is optimized to work with
the Compaq iPAQ H3600 Series and the Casio Cassiopeia E125 Pocket
PCs, delivering the speed and reliability needed for robust mobile
applications. It is part of Proxims 802.11a-ready Harmony
family of products, the industrys most flexible, multi-standard
wireless enterprise networking solution. Harmony embraces all current
wireless LAN standards, including IEEE 802.11b and OpenAir. This
product extends Proxims CompactFlash offering for Pocket PCs,
which also includes the Harmony CompactFlash Card using the OpenAir
standard, announced earlier this year.
The Proxim Harmony 802.11b CompactFlash Card is an excellent
wireless solution for users of the Casio Cassiopeia, said
Scott Nelson, Product Manager, Mobile Information Products Division
at Casio. Its flexibility and easy migration path to future
technologies make it an ideal solution for businesses that need
a mobile solution that will continue to grow.
Proxims Harmony 8630 802.11b CompactFlash card is available
immediately, for a retail price of $199.
About Proxim Harmony
The Harmony product family is the industrys
most flexible, multi-standard wireless enterprise networking solution.
Designed to work with any wireless technology, Harmony lets enterprises
install an 802.11b wireless network now and migrate easily to 802.11a
or other future technologies when available. Robust, enterprise-class
security is built-in.