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Byline: Paul Korzeniowski
Investor's Business Daily
Minutes before an important meeting, a salesman tries to retrieve a note about a prospect. He searches frantically through his laptop files, sifts through hishand-held computer, and then remembers that the note is sitting on his desktopsystem.
Such scenes are all too common. Often, the right data aren't in the right place.
"Data synchronization has become a significant problem because the number of devices users work
with has been growing," said Tom Hunt, vice president of marketing at PumaTech Inc., a San Jose, Calif., supplier of synchronization software.