While many enterprises see BYOD programs as a money saver, to be successful, a mobility program, whether BYOD or corporate-owned, needs substantial capital investment, argued tech writer Kapila Gidwani in a CloudTweaks article.
BYOD users are accustomed to ubiquitous connectivity at home and in public places. When these users come into work, they expect the same level of connectivity, but they often find that it is inferior to those other venues.
While many push BYOD as a cost-saving measure that alleviates companies from paying for mobile hardware, the cost to manage BYOD employees can more than offset that, according to an expert.
IT departments in regulated industries, such as financial services, struggle with the risks introduced by allowing employees to bring their own devices.
While BYOD continues to be a security thorn in the side of enterprises, there are steps IT can take to reduce the risks. Here are three strategies that IT can use to secure BYOD devices and apps.
BYOD can be a boon for employee productivity and satisfaction, but it can be a bust for IT departments struggling to protect the corporate network from risks introduced by all of the BYOD devices.
Access to corporate data is a key for workers to get their jobs done. But it also can be the Achilles heel for companies with BYOD programs.
As more firms move to implement enterprise mobility programs, IT teams are being challenged to manage and secure mobile devices and apps. Ranzie Anthony, executive creative director of design and technology firm Athlon, offers five tips for firms to get the most from their enterprise mobility program.
Companies are looking to vendors to help them sort out BYOD expenses attributable to work and personal use. Craig Mathias, a principal at consulting firm Farpoint Group, lays out four BYOD reimbursement approaches for enterprises to choose from.
The unified communications market has been growing steadily for some time now, but according to Frost & Sullivan, new technologies and trends are going to have an even greater impact on unified communications.