BYOD Challenges IT Support, Network Capabilities

BYOD Challenges IT Support, Network Capabilities

1-IT Needs to Step Up Its GameIT Needs to Step Up Its Game

Just 41% of non-IT workers say their IT department is providing policies and support on an “A” or “B” level.

2-IT Sees Things DifferentlyIT Sees Things Differently

Meanwhile, 64% of IT professionals say their department deserves an “A” or “B” grade for their policies and support.

3-Yes, More Work Is NeededYes, More Work Is Needed

Just 18% of IT professionals say their department deserves an “A” grade.

4-Watch Out, Networks!Watch Out, Networks!

IT pros are concerned about the health of their corporate networks. In fact, 90% say BYOD will have a major impact on their network.

5-Increased Bandwidth, A Major ConcernIncreased Bandwidth, A Major Concern

According to 63% of IT pros, the biggest network issue will be the increased bandwidth requirements from all of the personal smartphones and tablets in the office.

6-Latency, Another Growing ProblemLatency, Another Growing Problem

39% of IT pros say network latency is a problem because of the sheer number of smartphones and tablets on their network.

7-Server and Storage ConcernsServer and Storage Concerns

Servers and storage are also issues, with 44% of IT pros saying mobile devices are causing their server requirements to go up and another 37% say storage requirements are increasing because of BYOD.

8-It's All Downhill From HereIt’s All Downhill From Here

Smartphones and tablets are expected to only increase in popularity in the enterprise, yet 39% of IT professionals say their networks are already starting to buckle due to BYOD usage.

9-MDM Solutions: Just One in FourMDM Solutions: Just One in Four

Mobile device management solutions are being used by only 37% of companies to manage and enforce mobile device policies.

10-MAM Services Are Also UnderusedMAM Services Are Also Underused

Although applications are one of the biggest security threats in mobile, just 36% of companies are using mobile application management services to keep their network secure.

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