BYOD - Bring your own device and release your business
|The trend Bring Your Own Device (Bring your own device) and business mobility, representing the connection of personal devices such as the smartphone|
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A vision implemented
The trend Bring Your Own Device (Bring your own device) and business mobility, representing the connection of personal devices such as the smartphone, the tablet or personal computer network of an organization or industry. This policy provides a significant number of operational, financial and organizational advantages. A well-secured and applied such a BYOD policy, helps enhance personal satisfaction, professional and stimulating business operations as a whole. Additionally, employees gain access to solutions and options, even when they are out of the office, making it more efficient. Companies can reduce the long-term budget of their business expenses, and no need to buy new devices. Additionally, operating costs are reduced by adopting solutions self service - if your breaking, repair it yourself - or through a technical support team to solve minor short. Successful commercialization of this sector of information technology and an effective strategy portability significant advantages. The increasing input technology provided to stimulate the market in the coming years. The only thing that requires attention is the safety of the devices belonging and proper management. To this end, several companies have adopted Management Solutions for Portable Devices. At the same time, the trend of BYOD, has enhanced the proliferation of wireless networks (WLAN), using which one can work away from the office, but communicating via secure channels with it. And because mobile devices alone are not enough, companies that care about their management, and develop corresponding applications that exploit their potential while ensuring their non-infringement. Finally, companies can distribute their corporate data to devices via a secure server to have anytime access to, but not the data of each employee. The global market was at $ 64.95 billion in 2012 and expected to reach $ 238.39 billion at the end of 2020, with an annual growth rate of 17.8% between 2014 and 2020.
Portable devices used, including smartphones, tablets and computers with an average 1.7 devices per user on a global scale. The majority of users use their own devices, as this may work, while having them and their personal files, eg family notes, photos, personal finance. According to a study conducted by the group of Cisco IBSG, employees use company devices only when they require or when operating within a corporate network and intercompany partnerships.
Application to the end user
SMEs have the largest market share in 2013, while companies providing financial services, insurance and health industry is more applicable policy BYOD. H proliferation of mobile devices give access to information remotely (remote access protocols) and helps to cooperation with the end user or customer. Together with the customer is satisfied and the employee, and thanks to BYOD costs are reduced. But to ensure the economic benefits of this policy, the devices need to operate in an environment of safety, away from tampering and malicious actions. Especially in health care use to control each device, the recording equipment (pinpoint device) and proper management, are necessary.
Applications by geographic region
In North America observed in 34.7% of the total market in the use of mobile devices and is expected to remain the highest market in the next few years. Initially, there was a large proportion of companies that supported the policy of BYOD, only in the USA, the adoption of this policy is increasing in developing markets. The East Asia is projected to the higher growth rate of around 20.6% between 2014 and 2020 in China, the average per-user devices is the largest in the world, with the most popular device to keep the mobile phone. In contrast, European markets such as France have very low implementation rate of BYOD. Inhibitory towards acts tendency to protect individual rights and privacy of communications.
Companies operating in the BYOD include among others Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems Inc., Good Technology Inc., IBM Corporation, MobileIron and with significant advantages, integrated solution and rapidly spread worldwide operates Greek company Globo. Parameters such as security of information handled, the anti-theft protection, the cost of implementation of a network in which a set of devices belonging and potential legal issues adapted to provide the necessary support to owners of devices.
With the ever increasing use of personal devices that will be thrown using wearable devices, the BYOD trend may change the way people work and releasing equipment giving opportunities beyond that imagined a few years ago.