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It’s Time to Accept the Reality of BYOD in the Enterprise


While there’s a lot of debate these days over the merits of bring your own device (BYOD) in the workplace, the simple fact of the matter is that it’s inevitable.

The reason for this is the rate of change taking place within a mobile computing segment that is largely being driven by the desires of consumers. Advances in mobile computing devices are occurring multiple times a year. That’s not a pace that the average IT organization can keep pace with. By the time most IT organizations acquire, provision and then test a mobile computing device on behalf of their end users, the device is already obsolete.

Peter Frankl, senior vice president for lifecycle management at Absolute Software, a provider of software for managing and securing mobile computing devices, says that it’s time IT organizations finally recognize that new reality. While BYOD presents some obvious management challenges, the savings generated by end users essentially paying for their own mobile computing devices and associated data plans can be quite substantial.

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, It’s Time to Accept the Reality of BYOD in the Enterprise- Mike Vizard – itbusinessedge.com



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