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Overview

Latitude ONTM  Family


Welcome to Latitude ONTM  Family, a revolutionary class of Instant On products brought to you by Dell.
 
The Latitude ONTM  Family is the first, Instant-on solution designed for business – allows near-instant access to business tools such as your notebook's email, calendar, and Internet access within seconds after pressing the dedicated Latitude ONTM  button. The Latitude ONTM  Family provides an alternative operating environment that is available without having to boot the system's primary operating system. This not only reduces the time to access business critical email, documents, and web sites, but can also extend battery life while providing a secure user environment for business specific tasks.

Choose which Latitude ON product is right for you

Choose... If you need... Features

Latitude ONTM |Reader

Instant access to local Outlook dataWindows Outlook plug-in makes Outlook e-mail, calendar and contacts data available seconds after boot

Latitude ONTM |FLASH

Instant Java- and Flash-enabled web browsing, or access to remote desktop environmentsFull-featured, high performance web browsing with support for Java and Flash 10
Support for remote desktop environments (Citrix, VMware, RDP)
Online chat and VoIP (Skype)
Web mail

Latitude ONTM |ECM

Instant web browsing and e-mail with exceptional, multi-day battery lifeSmartphone-like availability – always on
Multi-day battery life
Native, full-featured e-mail client
Web browsing
VPN support for access to corporate network


Latitude ONTM  | Reader is pre-installed onto the hard drive. Latitude ONTM  and Latitude OnTM  | FLASH modules are purchased separately.
Latitude ONTM  | Reader functionality is not accessible after either Latitude ONTM  | FLASH or Latitude ONTM  have been installed.


Features at a Glance

Latitude ONTM  | Reader Latitude ONTM  | ECM Latitude ONTM  | Flash
Boot from idle state Fast, 20-25 secondsInstant , 2-3 secondsFast, 8-10 seconds
Battery Life System battery lifeMulti-day battery life on idleSystem battery life
Crash resilient Limited - Runs from hard disk so is sensitive to hard disk issues.Good – runs from separate module so is immune to hard disk issues.Good – runs from separate module so is immune to hard disk issues.
Network Connectivity NoneYes - Wi-Fi or integrated Mobile Broadband (separate WWAN module required)Yes - Wi-Fi and LAN
Supported VPN NoCisco®  VPN No
Hardware Architecture Utilizes the laptop’s Intel x86 processor with a dedicated OSUtilizes dedicated Latitude ON ARM sub-processor & OSUtilizes the laptop’s Intel x86 processor with a dedicated OS
Security Multi-user login with strong password. Secure workspace – locked-down environment that is tamper proof and malware/virus resistantMulti-user login with strong password. Secure workspace – locked-down environment that is tamper proof and malware/virus resistantMulti-user login with strong password. Secure workspace – locked-down environment that is tamper proof and malware/virus resistant
Email, Calendar & Contacts Read only access to local Outlook email (needs to be exported prior to exiting Windows)Bi-directional access & synchronization to external mail serverWeb access via browser (or use Citrix, VMware and RDP clients to access remote desktop)
Supported Mail Servers No - reads locally exported outlook data onlyMicrosoft Exchange 2003 POP and IMAP mail servers Novell®  GroupWise Web based email only
Email Storage - For email, calendar, contacts, tasks Dedicated to exported Outlook data onlyDedicated 200MB (can create email, events, contacts and tasks)Not applicable (email is web based)
Web Browser NoYes, Firefox®  Browser Yes, Firefox®  Browser
Chat and VoIP NoNoChat supports ICQ, MSN, Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo Messenger services. VoIP allows text, voice or video chat (using built-in webcam if present)
Document Reading NoRead Microsoft Office 2000, XP, 2000, 2003, 2007 docs. Also, Adobe PDF 8.1Read Microsoft Office 2000, XP, 2000, 2003, 2007 docs. Also, Adobe PDF 8.1 (requires internet connection)
Document Editing NoNoEdit Microsoft Office 2000, XP, 2000, 2003 and 2007 documents (requires internet connection)
IT Management Features NoNoSupports IT pushed upgrades. User policies include Remote delete/wipe data, lock screen (after specified inactivity), force password change, delete accounts, failed password lockout
Supports JAVA NoNoYes
Supports Adobe Flash NoNoYes
Remote Desktop – Citrix NoYesYes
Remote Desktop – VMware NoNoYes
Remote Desktop - RDP NoNoYes

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