Data connections are required in most mobile application scenarios today: Traffic Data for a GPS application; real-time quotes from a market stream; or scheduling data for your line-of-business application. With all this connecting going on, Windows Mobile devices are expected to offer a plethora of diverse communication channels and technologies. Marry this complexity with the colourful range of network topologies deployed by Mobile Operators throughout the world and we are presented with a rather tricky problem of choosing the right connection at the right time! Connection Manager has battled this problem for some years now, with the promise of centralising and simplifying network management, and offering services ranging from dynamic data routing through application connection arbitration, and the technology has changed and grown with the industry over time. Come to this session and learn how Connection Manager really works and how you can get the most from it to keep your application connected the world over.