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By Bob Violino

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84% of respondents are allowing their employees to use consumerized IT such as iPads, iPhones, Facebook, Twitter and instant messaging to conduct business communications.

Beyond Trust

To ensure secure use of these technologies, 51% of respondents say they are implementing three-layer security and compliance strategies that include a combination of trust, policy and technology.

Renegade Users

16% of respondents say their organizations do not allow employees to use consumer technology in the workplace. Of this segment, 64% suspect that employees are using consumerized IT regardless of policies against it, and 56% say their company either has no consumer IT adoption strategy in place or they don't know if their company has a plan.

Just A Warning

71% of respondents whose organizations do not allow consumerized IT in the workplace say their companies do nothing more than issue a warning to employees who violate policy.

Skeptics

72% of respondents whose organizations don't allow consumerized IT in the workplace say that they are not convinced that it can be used in a secure and compliant manner.

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67% of respondents say email is the most-used business application within their consumer mobile-device networks.

Free Choice

Nearly half (48%) of organizations that allow consumerized IT in the workplace allow users to choose which technologies they use.

The i’s Have It

89% of respondents whose organizations permit consumerized IT in the workplace say Apple iPhone and iPad are the most-used mobile devices.

Facebook Leads

49% of respondents whose organizations allow use of consumerized IT in the workplace say Facebook is the most-used social media platform.

IM Is Rare

Only 0.6% of respondents whose organizations allow consumerized IT in the workplace allow the use of IM technologies such as Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger and MSN Messenger.

This article was originally published on 06-23-2011