The idea of the gadget is that it remotely updates, monitors and protects corporate laptops, even if they are turned off. If stolen, the laptop can be encrypted rendering any confidential data useless to thieves. The Laptop Guardian is also a 3G/HSPDA modem. The gadgets can be installed and managed by a large corporation's IT department or sold as a service by mobile operators, opening it to a broader range of users.
However, that is not the story for me-- if TeliaSonera is testing this as a service (one way it can be used by small and medium businesses) it is also in the pipeline for all of the TeliaSonera owned Baltic operators, including Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT). This would be a nice complement to its iBirojs (iOffice) HSDPA service. It would also allow TeliaSonera to deploy and support the service regionally.
Not to deceive with the headline, I also include my video excerpt (sorry about the occasional camera drift) of Alcatel Lucent CEO Pat Russo's keynote at the Enterprise Forum: