Over the past three years, mobile data usage has tripled. With the impending launch of 5G, the growing data usage trend is expected to continue accelerating over the next four years. Companies can no longer survive on the hope that they can control data usage simply through published mobile usage policies. Even if increasing data usage may not have significantly impacted your wireless invoices to date, that day is coming.
The following factors have contributed to a rapid growth of non-business usage on business-liable smartphones:
Given that the premise for company-provided mobile devices is to boost employee productivity, then it would stand to reason when there is an increase in usage of those devices it would signify a good thing, right? Wrong. The problem is that most of the increased usage is likely related to entertainment usage. Here’s how we know:
If your company is relying on third-party vendors to provide data usage oversight, click here to learn about the limitations of today’s current solutions.
Lack of Visibility
Lack of Control
MobilSense has the tools you need to help you combat the impending data boom. We start by bringing the clarity and oversight every company needs by identifying entertainment usage using metrics. Secondly, we can identify the sites visited and control what class of websites are allowed from your employee’s mobile device. Finally, we provide granular real time control capabilities to limit specific categories of data access or cap overall usage at predefined thresholds. The next generation in managed mobility solutions is here. Click here to find out why the integration of mobile data management and managed mobility solutions makes sense.
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