Authored on: May 22, 2012
The increasing use of smartphones and tablet computers as business tools has brought organizations and their employees new levels of productivity, flexibility and mobility. But their use is a double-edged sword, bringing with it new levels of complexity to IT management and security.
To cope, organizations need to put into place new policies for business use. Will employees be permitted to use their personal devices, or is there a company-owned standard? What is the most effective management technology, for the environment? What management tools -full suite or point solutions- will meet IT needs for manageability and availability, as well as business needs for cost-effectiveness?
And organizations always need to ensure that devices and data remain secure in an environment where loss and theft are common. Read more.