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BYOD and Beyond: How To Turn BYOD into Productivity
Users are no longer connecting to the network through just their corporate-provided computers. Personal devices are changing the way they work - anytime, anywhere and from any device.
Over 80% of workers in one survey admitted to bringing their personal devices to work, and 87% of those workers are using them for work-related activities.
But this bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon presents a plethora of problems for IT.
How much bandwith is enough? What types of devices may show up? Today, roughly 72% of personal devices are Apple products, but what will happen down the road? How can an IT administrator prepare for an unknown set of devices, with unknown bandwith and connectivity requirements?
This white paper outlines the necessary connectivity and productivity requirements in order to ensure your network is truly prepared to handle the onslaught of mobile devices. Read on to learn details on the necessary access, authentication and security options as well as the equally important features required to ensure your network is ready to make every device attached to it productive and compliant.