Estimates say that by 2015, over half of smartphones used in business will be employee owned. Fully one quarter of companies allow employees to bring their own device, but do not have any kind of management system in place. If you are a company issuing mobile phones, you may want to consider a mobile device management company to ensure the security of the data on these mobile devices.
Mobile device management is a crucial aspect of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, since loss of personal devices can lead to security issues. MDM support can be streamlined by using “Software as a Service” applications, which can identify and resolve device, user, or app issues in real time. MDM can also use device views to diagnose and resolve issues, locate lost or stolen devices, and wipe company data in the event of device loss.
For instance, if your offer company issued Android devices, working to develop activesync Android device management policies can help you to strengthen your companies’ activesync security policies. Exchange activesync allows an Android to get email from a corporate network. Deciding to utilize a activesync Android security policy could be the difference between a secure network and disaster.
Mobile device management companies can help your business to strengthen its activesync android security policy without spending copious amounts of money. A strengthened policy allows for greater employee productivity, as they can work from remote locations, and access company information on the go. Employee use of company issued devices can lead to greater productivity, less paperwork, more accurate billing and record keeping, added visibility, streamlined workflow, and more.
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