Managing BYOD with Policies in the Midsized Firm

There’s been much discussion of the concept of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) over the last few years. While the topic has been written about by many bloggers and authors, there’s been very little discussion about BYOD in the small and midsize business space. Many large organizations have the ability to deploy large and complex … Read more

Thinking about Robust Strategies for BYOD and Mobile

Sponsored by Dimension Data. BYOD is a reality today. Organizations have been trying to figure out how to manage this new ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) reality but there are very few organizations that have robust strategies and solutions to manage this new mobile world. Most organizations have embraced BYOD with a few one-off solutions … Read more

BYOD, Security and You

Dell recently released a survey titled BYOD:Putting Users First Produces Biggest Gains, Fewest Setbacks (PDF of survey here) that warns organizations against ignoring BYOD. The survey has some great insights into the world of IT and BYOD. A few highlights of the survey and my additional comments are below. A user-centric strategy can have a … Read more

Desktop Virtulization as a solution for BYOD

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) discussions continue to occur across most organizations. While most BYOD discussions revolve around security practices,some really good conversations are beginning around the use of virtualization techniques to allow BYOD to flourish while keeping a tight control over security and data. I recently spoke with the CIO of a small … Read more