Employees also enjoy greater work flexibility. Having the ability to read emails while waiting for the train home or taking a call while running a midday errand can significantly improve the work/life balance.
While some organizations are deploying corporate-owned devices to foster mobile productivity, others are allowing employees to use personally owned devices through a bring your-own-device (BYOD) program. BYOD programs can help organizations avoid the costs of purchasing devices and enable employees to use the devices they prefer.
The benefits of mobile productivity are clear. But with a wide variety of mobility solutions available today, selecting the right technological approach is critical for addressing security, manageability and configurability challenges. You need an approach that can help maintain tight security of enterprise information and networks. In addition, you need the manageability to efficiently control enterprise information even as that information is being accessed from a broad variety of devices across the enterprise. Finally, you need an approach with the configurability for delivering the precise tools that individuals and groups need, so you can maximize the benefits of mobility.
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