How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 01-25-2013

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

It's Everywhere  The BYOD craze has officially taken hold. In fact, 85% of companies support BYOD.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Competitive Advantage  More than 70% of IT professionals say companies that don't have a BYOD strategy will be at a competitive disadvantage in the coming years.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Life-Work Balance  Having a single mobile device is integral in helping employees balance their professional and personal lives, according to 81% of IT decision-makers. And 78% of employees agree.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

The IT-Employee Disconnect  Samsung's study has revealed a major disconnect between IT and employees, with 49% of IT executives saying that access to company productivity solutions is most important with BYOD. However, only 28% of employees think so.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Employee Priorities  The top BYOD priority for employees? Believe it or not, 43% say it's having the ability to share large files. Just 23% of IT executives agree with them.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Security Concerns  Security is one thing that IT and employees agree about. In fact, 84% of IT executives say security is the top concern when determining BYOD policy. About three-quarters of employees agree.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Disagreements Galore  Security is about all that IT and employees agree on. When it comes to multitasking, 64% of employees say it's very important in a BYOD product. Just 46% of IT executives say the same. 

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Web Access  Although 77% of employees value the ability to access the Web on their personal device, just 61% of IT executives care about it when they develop BYOD policies.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise

Copy and Paste   Being able to edit documents is central to an organization's daily activities, but just over half of IT professionals say it's important in a BYOD policy. Meanwhile, 62% of employees say it’s important.

How BYOD is Viewed in the Enterprise