Videos, Webinars & Demos
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Datasheets & Overviews
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Of the largest mobile operators in the world, 8 have deployed or are launching a personal cloud service based on Funambol. These
operators collectively have more than one billion subscribers. Learn more about who they are and their reasons for deploying a
personal cloud service.
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This solution brief describes the flexible personal cloud solution that Funambol and IBM are jointly offering to mobile service providers.
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Funambol OneMediaHub version 12 is a new generation of personal clouds that is much more than cloud storage. It tames the 'splinternet' and makes 'anytime, anywhere' not only a reality but a pleasure.
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This position paper discusses how onboarding (aka migrating data from one mobile device to another) has evolved from a simple transfer of address books to a comprehensive cloud-based mobile sync service that offers numerous benefits to end users and service providers.
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This document describes how there will soon be billions of new internet-ready devices that require syncing a wide variety of data and rich media via the cloud, and the role of open source to make this happen.
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This datasheet provides a description of the Funambol solution for syncing mobile device contacts.
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This book provides an overview of synchronization concepts and applications, SyncML ,and Funambol data sync software.
Mobile operator deploys white-label personal cloud service for millions of users to build customer loyalty and generate revenue
Global telecom leader syncs new type of home internet appliance and mobile phones with cloud-based data and rich media
World Leading Customer Contact Management Software With Millions of Users Uses Funambol to Perform Mobile Synchronization
White Papers, Reports & Market Research
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The personal cloud market is quickly nearing the tipping point. At the same time, the balance of power among personal cloud providers
has shifted. This white paper is for companies that are contemplating a personal cloud service, to help make them aware of 25 strategic
considerations. Think of it as a blueprint to guide your organization's personal cloud strategy.
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Funambol conducted a survey of 42,500 people around the world to learn about their views of personal cloud storage (PCS) services and
whether mobile operators still have a window of opportunity to offer PCS services -- download the report to find out, the answers may surprise you!
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Apple, Google, Microsoft and others are battling to offer large amounts of free cloud storage to entice users. This strategy brief explains why this predatory pricing tactic will fail and identifies a surprising winner in this market.
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The strategy brief describes the frenetic battle occuring in the cloud storage market, discusses how this poses a major threat to mobile providers and suggests a winning course of action.
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A Funambol global survey researched the use of digital content (pictures, videos, music, files and PIM data) on mobile & computing devices. It found that digital content is becoming much more spread out and difficult to manage. The survey also found that there is a large market need for a personal cloud service to secure, sync and share digital content.
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Funambol compared six personal cloud services across a wide range of attributes: Apple iCloud, Google Cloud Services, Amazon Cloud Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, Dropbox and Funambol MediaHub. This document has a summary of the services and a comparision chart and spreadsheet.
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This research report presents the results of a global survey of people about their views and attitudes towards personal clouds. It reveals that there is a genuine interest in using personal clouds (i.e. digital lockers), as long as they are secure, private and support the devices that people typically own.
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The market for cloud media services is rapidly growing, but at the same time, there are several potential obstacles that could inhibit its adoption. This white paper examines several aspects of the cloud media market, including its challenges, accelerators, market size and characteristics, and technology elements for cloud media traction.
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This white paper provides numerous examples of syncing and streaming mobile data, including email, photos, video, music and other content. It evaluates mobile video offerings on the market, suggests an alternative approach underpinned by open source, and provides guidelines for syncing and streaming mobile data and media.
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Many mobile apps & services are now free. This paper discusses the economics of the "freemium" business model, compares the freemium models and monetization approaches of several large mobile companies, including Apple, Google, Nokia, Microsoft, Palm & Vodafone, and provides an in-depth financial model example of generating revenue from a free mobile cloud sync service.
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The address book has become the center of the usability universe for many mobile users. This white paper describes key trends affecting the address book and how mobile operators must act fast to enhance their address book to prevent others from taking their
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This report profiles ten leading mobile companies that use mobile open source software for major, innovative projects, including new mobile devices, cloud services, social networking and 4G apps. It describes their reasons for using open source and trends that impact every mobile company.
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This white paper compares 12 leading mobile cloud sync solutions to determine their strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement. It also calculates a mobile cloud sync 'index' for each solution to indicate its level of completeness.
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This white paper discusses compelling mobile sync trends, requirements for a wireless sync solution and how open source enables a revenue generating mobile sync service.
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This position paper provides an overview of the new Google Sync service, discusses its implications for the mobile industry, and provides a brief comparison of it with Funambol mobile open source.
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This white paper discusses how in difficult economic times, users are more value conscious, yet they still view mobile messaging as essential to their businesses and lives. It describes the 8 reasons why an open source Mobile'We' push email and mobile sync solution is needed more than ever.
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This Funambol position paper describes Apple MobileMe and its impact on the industry. It also discusses how Funambol provides an open source "MobileWe" alternative for service providers, portals, mobile operators and device manufacturers.
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This article provides an introduction to SyncML, its use, and integration of the Funambol Data Synchronization (DS) mobile application framework.
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This white paper provides an overview of Funambol connectors, their internals and how they work. This document describes two types of connectors supported by Funambol: zero footprint and outbound connection.
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This document addresses the specifics of clustered load balancing for the Funambol Data Synchronization server to achieve scalability.
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This report cerifies the performance and results of the Funambol Data Synchronization 1.2 Server at the 2006 OMA Testfest.