The BYOD trend fuels strong growth in the enterprise wireless local area network market, which increased 12.8 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from IDC.
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A majority of employees who work at companies that have BYOD policies primarily use their personal device as their work device, according to an online survey of 2,000 U.S. adults by Deloitte.
Enterprises should handle wearable devices like any other mobile device, if and when they enter the workplace in significant numbers, advises Phil Redman, vice president of mobile solutions and strategy at Citrix.
IT leaders who make investment decisions should understand that BYOD is about application architecture and solution design, not about purchasing policy, advises research firm Gartner.
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To accommodate the network demands of its BYOD program, the University of Findlay deploys a unified wired and wireless access network based on Aruba Networks' mobile virtual enterprise architecture to accommodate its BYOD program.
Apple's enterprise offerings with iOS 7 are "not terribly innovative" compared with services currently offered by enterprise mobility management firms, opening the enterprise door to Microsoft and its Windows Phone platform, judges ABI Research senior analyst Jason McNicol.
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Most enterprises plan to increase their investments in mobile technologies over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey of 600 senior managers surveyed by IBM.