Last year I declared in a post on this site that resistance to the enterprise BYOD movement was futile. Fourteen months later, the statistics certainly bear that out. Most enterprise IT groups have moved out of the denial stage, and are busy figuring out how to deal with the operational complexity created by employee-owned, multi-platform mobile devices connected to their networks.
On the bright side, these same enterprises are able to provide productive apps to their captive employee audience. As I outlined in last year’s article, there is an emerging mobile backend that powers those apps which now presents a new security perimeter for the enterprise. The next realization for these companies is the need to focus on enabling and securing this mobile backend if they want to be successful with BYOD.
Get your rear in gear
I work with a lot of mobile app development companies…
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