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CompTIA Second Annual Trends in Enterprise Mobility: BYOD Uncovered

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Ready or not, the age of mobility has arrived. As organizations large and small adjust to business on smaller screens and more varied devices, IT professionals are left with a number of new challenges and opportunities. CompTIA tapped an audience of over 500 IT and business executives to gauge the state of mobility in the enterprise, the good, the bad and the unexpected.

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  1. 1. BYOD Uncovered View additional CompTIA business research at http://www.comptia.org/research CompTIA Research and Market Intelligence provides timely, relevant data and insights for the IT industry. CompTIA has a library of over 100 research reports and whitepapers, with new material published each month. Using rigorous research techniques, CompTIA collects data from tens of thousands of end-users and IT companies on a wide range of issues covering tech trends, channel dynamics and the IT workforce. CompTIA members get this research as part of their member benefits. Ready or not, the age of mobility has arrived. As organizations large and small adjust to business on smaller screens and more varied devices, IT professionals are left with a number of new challenges and opportunities. CompTIA tapped an audience of over 500 IT and business executives to gauge the state of mobility in the enterprise, the good, the bad and the unexpected. BYOD The Bring-Your-Own-Device movement is gaining steam for a number of reasons, but not all businesses are ready to give up control. 66% of companies allow or mandate employees to bring their own mobile devices to work 34% of companies provide all devices to employees and do not allow outside devices for company work CompTIA Second Annual Trends in Enterprise Mobility: Plenty of businesses are saying “No” to BYOD in an attempt to prevent IT department complications and, surprisingly, keep costs down. 39% of companies that provide devices do so to standardize and consolidate IT support 31% find it more cost effective than giving out device stipends What’s driving company-issued devices What’s driving BYOD and mobility in general When it comes to mobility adoption in general and, specifically BYOD, increased employee productivity is the number one driver. Cost savings and device familiarity are proving less important than staffs’ abilities to do work whenever, wherever. 12 6 9 3 111 7 5 2 53% of firms that allow BYOD cite out-of-office employee productivity as their #1 motivation The current state of enterprise mobility integration It’s safe to say that we’ve surpassed the “early adoption” phase of enterprise mobility. At this point, the majority of firms have moderately integrated mobility into their office environment, and others are testing the waters. Mobility inhibitors in need of resolution There are still challenges that companies experience as they build out mobility strategies. Here are the top three barriers standing in the way of businesses executing their enterprise mobility plans. 13% of professionals cite heavy mobile integration within their company (e.g., custom mobile business apps) 36%cite minor integration (e.g., checking email) 45% cite moderate integration (e.g., cloud-based software that supports apps) 35% Determining cost/ROI of mobile solutions 40% mobility skill level of general staff 39% making systems accessible securely

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