AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network
AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network TM is a service platform that provides mobile access to personalized services in a world of incompatible devices and access methods. It provides in essence a personal agent on the network that enables a user to have mobile access to information and services available on the various wireless and wireline networks without being limited by location, communication device, or available device protocol.
AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network is available in three editions:
- The Enterprise edition, which has been designed to meet the needs of large companies, can serve up to 100,000 end users.
- The Standard edition, aimed primarily at the technical research community and available for downloading onto a user's PC or workstation.
- The Micro edition will enable the AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network to run on mobile devices. This edition is still in the research stage.
How Does AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network Work?
The AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network platform can reside on a single PC or server, or in a distributed environment. It translates, converts and personalizes content so that it can be sent to a wide range of device types.
With AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network, users can communicate from any wireless-covered location with any mobile device. The technology acts as an intelligent intermediary between the user's mobile device and information sources by providing services including user authentication, profile tracking, and content transcoding.
What are Some Sample Applications?
Companies can use the AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network to facilitate communication between employees using different device types.
Mobile users can gain efficient and rapid access to services and content on various wireless and wireline networks.
Home users can use AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network to control appliances and devices, such as lighting, coffee makers, VCR's, and security cameras.
What is Unique About AT&T Mobile Network?
AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network interfaces with a wide variety of mobile access devices, including mobile phones, PDAs, smart phones, and laptops. It also interfaces with a number of protocols, including Jabber, SMS, WAP, HTTP, TELNET, and others.
AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network's flexible architecture makes adding new access devices and protocols very easy.
AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network accesses and brokers a variety of information services, including location-based services, corporate information, and home appliance controls.
AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network determines if a channel is secure before it will allow information to be sent.
Users can deploy AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network without having to change their service provider, for the AT&T Enterprise Messaging Network is complimentary to any ISP or carrier service.