While BYOD held the promise of a mega revolutionary trend, industry data confirms companies are retreating from using personal liable devices in a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) model. As companies have added the latest smartphone models to their catalog, there has been a steady decline in BYOD adoption. According to a report from CompTIA, 53 percent of companies surveyed have outright abandoned BYOD.
■ Companies have come to realize that the issue with BYOD isn’t just that employees must fend for themselves, but it’s difficult to enforce security policies on non-corporate liable devices.
■ The reduction in overhead gained through avoiding centralized mobile device management is not worth the issues it has created around security and productivity
■ Allowing employees to choose between a robust catalog of pre-approved devices along with mechanisms for employees to share in the cost preserves enterprise control while maintaining an overall reduction in overhead.
■ The complications of managing a fleet of personally owned mobile devices is replaced by a model that delivers better control over usage, cost and security.
Synergies of centralized processes for device acquisition and monthly administration coupled with policies stipulating where employees can subsidize for non-business expenses not only yields the most cost effective solution but the highest employee satisfaction.
Since its inception, MobilSentry™ was designed to categorize business and personal expenses on a corporate invoice. Holding a patent on this capability, we offer the ability to monitor employee compliance with policy, set personal usage and recapture a portion of this cost; ours is the only solution that can accomplish this in an automated fashion.
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