BYOD is here to stay

Your employees are undoubtedly bringing their own devices to work, whether or not you have a BYOD policy in place. Rhonda Chicone, Faculty Member, Kaplan School of Business and Information Technology, explains why you should start settling on a BYOD policy now.

CIO Soundbites: What’s your BYOD policy?

In a new addition to a revamped CNME, we talk to the region’s IT decision makers for their short takes on the issues that comprise their everyday ‘to do’ lists. We’re kicking off with the issue of mobility, posing the question: ‘What is your policy on BYOD?’

Surviving BYOD

Nizar Elfarra, Pre Sales Director, CommVault, explains how to control data risk in a BYOD-enabled environment.

HP releases BYOD offering for SMEs

Hewlett-Packard has released its Touchpoint Manager service, that aims to make BYOD easier for small businesses through a new cloud-based service to manage and protect mobile devices and PCs.

Dell unveils BYOD product plans

Dell has unveiled enterprise mobility software for Google Android or Apple iOS that supports BYOD use by selectively applying VPN controls only to the corporate apps on the device, not the employee’s personal apps.

Gartner: 20% of enterprise BYOD programmes to fail by 2016

This will fail happen, according to the research firm, due to enterprise deployment of mobile device management (MDM) measures that are too restrictive. It also predicts that by 2018, less than 0.01 percent of consumer mobile apps will be considered a financial success by their developers.

BYOD: Who's in control?

As more employees demand to use their personal devices for work, IT managers are struggling to both accommodate them and safeguard confidential company data.


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