Top 20 BYOD Companies - 2017
As the plethora of mobile devices and business application are proliferating, BYOD programs have become the workplace norm to keep employees flexible and productive by empowering them to use their preferred mobile devices for work. This growth of BYOD programs lifts red flags for the company’s IT and security teams, since the issues with BYOD have gone beyond just basic user-privacy to serious security and compliance matters and needs. Mobile-Device-Management is the solution to the obvious security issues of BYOD as it fills the security gaps, and helps IT departments to monitor, manage, and secure employees’ laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other devices that are being used in the workplace, while protecting the corporate data.
Other new developments, such as adding wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) have created additional opportunities for the concept of BYOD to evolve, offering employees a platform for ongoing, collaborative and productive tools. This ubiquitous connection of devices over the network has placed greater prominence on the IT executives, who engage in maintaining the network. IT executives are constantly on their toes to adapt to diverse ways— data and device encryption, two-factor authentication, firewalls and anti-virus and remote device access—ensuring security and end-user access to enterprise resources. Various companies emerged as a prospect to tackle these issues of BYOD with their innovative and best of breed solutions and services.
Our selection panel has evaluated hundreds of BYOD solution providers based on their ability to assist CIOs and enterprise holders overcome the challenges in the sector and to help companies choose the perfect BYOD solution.
We present to you CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising BYOD Solution Providers 2017.