Midsize businesses that want to use technology to compete and grow are rapidly adopting mobile technology to enable their employees to work effectively outside the office. By 2013, the combined installed base of smartphones and browser-equipped enhanced phones will exceed 1.82 billion units. More and more employees stay connected to the office remotely and rely on Wi-Fi, text messaging, smartphones, notebooks, iPads, and cloud computing. In addition, they are increasingly incorporating social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn into their marketing plans and business models. But with limited IT staff and budgets, most midsize businesses find it challenging to effectively architect and manage both wired and wireless networks. Read this whitepaper to learn the three key factors any IT manager should consider when designing a flexible and scalable network for today's mobile workforce.