Enterprise connectivity to handheld devices

  • US 5,857,201 A
  • Filed: 06/18/1996
  • Issued: 01/05/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/18/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A data synchronization system for a portable client computer, comprising:

  • a data storage;

    a gateway computer having a persistent connection with the data storage, the gateway computer comprising a session module in communication with the data storage for retrieving data, removing data, or updating data in the data storage and wherein the data storage resides on a network that is further connected to the gateway computer; and

    a portable client computer, comprising;

    a client database, anda communications module capable of establishing a non-persistent connection to the gateway computer and allowing access to the client database from time to time for synchronization of at least a portion of the data in the client database.

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