Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Survival Guide

Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Survival Guide

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Where end-users once queued up to ask the IT department for permission to buy a new computer or a new version of software, they are now bypassing IT altogether and buying it on their own. From laptops and smartphones to iPads and virtually unlimited software apps, end-users have tasted their freedom and love it. IT will simply never be the same. Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Survival Guide explains the psycho-techno phenomenon also known as bring your own technology (BYOT). Providing the guidance necessary for living in this new world, it describes the new end-users (Millennials) and their demands, as well as the strategic and tactical ramifications of these demands. Examining the business aspects of BYODa€”selection, purchasing, and corporate culturea€”the book covers the broad range of technical considerations including selection, connectivity, training, support, and security. It also includes an extensive set of best practices. The book is geared for the small- to medium-size enterprise that needs to integrate BYOD into their environment. It addresses topics such as content and data management, risk assessment, performance measurement, management, and even configuration management. The text includes a set of Quick Start guides that provide tips for such things as assessing costs, cloud integration, and even legal issues. There is also a full set of appendices that supply helpful information on everything from security settings for Apple iOS devices to a sample employee mobile device agreement.Getting to the a€œroota€ of jailbreaking: Getting around that annoying payment a€œthingy , a€ employees sometimes a€œjailbreaka€ or a€œroota€ a phone, to get access to paid apps for free. As this could open the door to data-stealing malware, ... Ifit is just time- wasting games, MDM can message the users, allowing them time to remove the app before IT hits the wipe button. c. New operating system available: To keep youranbsp;...

Title:Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Survival Guide
Author:Jessica Keyes
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-03-26


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