While first-generation solutions to the BYOD problem have focused on locking down personal and corporate-owned devices, it’s become increasingly clear that IT departments have been mostly unprepared for the explosion of mobile computing and the avalanche of apps coinciding with the mobile revolution.
Recent studies estimate that 200 million workers are using mobile apps for business today. This strongly suggests that the consumer mobile experience has paved the way for the mobile workforce not only to expect, but demand access to data and apps from anywhere.
What does this all mean in the grand scheme of things? Forward-looking organizations are moving from a lock-down approach to providing users access to apps and data they demand and require, anytime and anywhere.
AppSense dubs this new approach “BYOX” – providing security and control anywhere they’re needed, regardless of device, without adversely affecting the user experience.
Check out our “nine big ideas” that will be instrumental in driving the next generation of mobility management solutions.