BYOD 2012: Are Enterprises Making Much Progress?
Leading research firm, Current Analysis, examines different strategies used by a panel of enterprise IT managers, developers, and CIOs
Sterling, VA, USA, November 12, 2012 – Current Analysis, the market leader in continuous, tactical competitive intelligence for the telecommunications and information technology markets, announced today the release of their advisory report on enterprise mobile solution strategies. Analysts Kathryn Weldon, Charlotte Dunlap, and Paula Musich provide insight on the results of a recent study and take a look at the third-party vendor ecosystem that is rallying to help enterprises solve their mobility problems and develop better, more manageable solutions.
With Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) a pressing issue on enterprises deploying mobile solutions, Current Analysis examines different strategies used by Current Analysis’ IT Connection enterprise clients. The study results indicate some interesting trends relating to mobile application development, mobile device management, and security policies and platforms, as well as the use of external service providers such as IT service providers and mobile operators that offer managed mobility services.
Tim Dowd, CEO of Current Analysis, stated, “Almost 80% of our enterprise subscribers are final decision-makers for their organizations. Their feedback provides invaluable insights into how the enterprise plans to address mobile strategies and what vendors need to know in order to properly support their clients and pursue new prospects.”
The report covers Current Analysis’ perspective on the following key areas of BYOD impact:
- The Effect of BYOD on Mobile Development
- The Effect of BYOD on Mobile Device Management and Security
- The Effect of BYOD on the Use of Managed Mobility Services
“We identified several important trends,” added Jerry Caron, Senior Vice President of Analysis at Current Analysis. “For example, many enterprises are using a mix of service providers for mobility services. While 36% are using IT service providers, 66% are employing operators such as AT&T, which led the list of external service providers.”
To access the results of the study, as well as Current Analysis’ recommended actions, download a complimentary copy of this report at http://www.currentanalysis.com/f/2012/BYOD/.
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