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While reluctant to embrace BYOD at first due to support and security concerns, a number of state and local governments have begun to allow employees to bring personal devices to work.
Application management will become the focus of enterprise mobility management as solutions shift away from device management, fueled by the BYOD trend, predicts ABI Research senior analyst Jason McNicol.
BYOD practices are especially popular in some healthcare settings, where many physicians and care providers are 'associates' rather than employees. Benson Hospital, near Tucson, Ariz., found a solution to its growing BYOD practice that offers employee flexibility and network security.
AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM and MobileIron have been named as leaders in Gartner's Magic Quadrant report for the enterprise mobility management market.
At its annual developers' powwow being held this week, Apple unveiled a number of features designed to make its iOS devices more attractive to IT departments and mobile payment folks.
Efforts in California to require mobile device kill switches live on again, as the state senate has pased a bill mandating the anti-theft feature for all smartphones sold in that state.
If there is anything certain about BYOD policies, it is that there is no one-size-fits-all approach for organizations, a panel discussion at the Citrix Synergy conference confirms.