Archive for February, 2013
The number of people who access the internet via smartphone or mobile device has reached 1.2 billion. In the US, a quarter of the people who access the internet do so strictly form a mobile device. MDM is a great way to combat the idea that others could steal confidential company information. MDM stands for Mobile device management and it is the process in which an IT system designs security precautions in order to keep company data safe. BYOD technology, which means Bring Your Own Device, is believed to increase employee productivity by 20 percent . One of the major reasons MDM is becoming more popular is because of the growth in BYOD environments. One example of how MDM works is that, if somebody were to misplace or lose their smartphone, IT technicians can use the device management software to wipe the phone of important company data.
Mdm software also has other added benefits that will streamline business, keep company information safe, and will also bring the employees together for a more cohesive experience. With around 75 percent of IT managers favoring the BYOD approach to technology because of the increase in productivity. That type of hold on the IT side f things will promote MDM and mobile device management systems to being more popular, more readily available, and more affective in terms of security.