More and more businesses are embracing workplace mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies as a method to reduce costs and stimulate productivity. These initiatives give employees, contractors, and business partners the power to remotely contribute, collaborate, and communicate with team members from familiar devices, anywhere around the world. To implement these strategies effectively however, IT teams must provide access to applications, business systems, collaboration platforms, and development environments without sacrificing end-user experiences, hindering their organization’s security posture, or inducing excessive costs. What many are finding is that traditional methods of desktop and application delivery and on-premises Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) often cannot live up to this task, as they introduce new challenges upon implementation.
The BYOD paradigm has rapidly moved from novelty to near inevitability. Even IT organizations with deep concerns about manageability and security are increasingly accommodating user-owned devices. BYOD is here to stay, and tomorrow’s BYOD will involve even greater diversity in devices, form factors and platforms. Learn about where BYOD stands, where it’s headed, core challenges and how to build a BYOD action plan.
Today’s world of business is increasingly fast-paced, competitive, technology-led and global. Cultural, technological and physical elements are working together to drive a rapid pace of change like never before. From demand for more freedom in the way we work and the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend, to technology innovation and the increasing adoption of new devices, platforms and applications, to the breaking down of international and regional barriers.
As your employees bring their own smartphones and tablets to the workplace, you need to create a flexible mobile environment that allows personally owned and corporate-issued devices to co-exist. IBM Mobile Enterprise Services for managed mobility is designed to help reduce the complexity that comes with multiple mobile platforms. IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment that companies realized by engaging IBM to implement a “bring your own device” program. In this report, you’ll learn how these companies: Increased employee productivity and satisfaction; expanded revenues from improved sales mobility, and decreased replacement, mobility infrastructure and support costs.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 18, 2014
Recent developments and trends such as BYOD, advances in enterprise video technologies, and a proliferation of employee collaboration platforms have prompted more and more organizations to develop comprehensive unified communications (UC) strategies. Compelled by the prospect of reducing communication costs and raising employee productivity, 78% of organizations report they already have a strategic plan and budget in place for at least some components of UC. Download to learn more!
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