BYOD Market Players Focused On Balancing Risks Vs Privacy
Increasing sales of laptops, tablets and mobile phones would fuel the adoption rate of BYOD globally.
Over the past six years IT departments have been competing to be at par with technology advancements. There has been a considerable rise in the number of employees who want use their personal device to access critical (corporate) data. This is a part of a worldwide trend termed “Bring Your Own Device or BYOD”. Encompassing BYOT model, the BYOD market has evolved to help workforces perform via consumption of information technology. Researchers at Allied Market Research eyeing the growth rate, share and size, adoption, potential and demand of the sector says BYOD has encouraged employees to operate the device they own to access corporate information. For e.g. Employees can use their iPhone 5 to answer emails or view text documents.
Why BYOD Market Matters?
According to an article published in “Techradar “IT self – efficiency among employees who have already invested in some type of devices such as smartphones, PCs and tablet has fueled growth. Companies are constantly spending on new and highly advanced equipment for different departments. It’s interesting to watch how increased adoption rate of iPads and Ultrabooks have transformed the way individuals want to operate.
What do companies consider before deployment?
Employees are unwilling to spend. As mobile devices start replacing the laptops provided by their companies, employees have slowly started expecting their organizations to invest on new devices. Industry experts studying the BYOD market are often seen advising on how important is it for resources to manage the devices safely. Many companies are seen setting up private applications to store and exert maximum control. They need to ensure their service desk is capable enough to handle flood of support phone calls.
Enterprise control is of greater importance before deployment. Certain job activates need access to highly sensitive information, and mobile phones are being into a wide range of business processes. Some of these processes consists of transportation, manufacturing and retail among other sectors. In these areas, information technology needs greater control level over apps and mobile devices.
Balancing Risks in BYOD Market
Today companies are focusing more on balancing risks versus privacy. This push -back is the major reason why several mobile device management companies are including granular systems and policies. For instance, some of these mobile devices management solutions can be easily configured in order to accumulate and display the place and even call histories from any corporate device but not “Bring Your Own Device”. Such solutions were needed as workforces with international presence are always at risk when it comes to privacy policies.
Eyeing the growing demand for BYOD, Allied Market Research has published a report titled “World BYOD Security Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2013 – 2020.” The report assesses the factors such as growth rate, demand, share and size, supply and trends of the sector. As per the study growing sales of laptops, tablets and mobile phones will fuel the growth of the market in the coming years. Stakeholders looking for relevant data on market by solution, software and end-user across the world will find the study worth their time and investment.