All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘BYOD’

Google Apps Gets New Android Device Management Features

Google announced the launch of some new Google Apps Mobile Management features for Android to help organizations manage BYOD policies. These include inactive account wipe, support for EAP-based WiFi networks, compromised device detection, and additional reporting fields. “Bring your own device (BYOD) is no longer just a trend — it’s how business gets done,” says Google Enterprise product manager Clayton …

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Google Acquires Divide To Get Android In The Enterprise

Google has made another acquisition. This time it’s Divide, which provides a platform combining cloud-based management and device-level technology to help companies “get the most out of mobile technology and corporate BYOD policies”. Thrilled to announce @Divide is joining Google. We will continue to provide the best mobile experience at work. http://t.co/YYsdKma6xX — Divide (@divide) May 19, 2014 Google was …

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Increase Employee Productivity With A BYOD Policy

For many years, businesses supplied their employees with a phone to keep personal and work information separate. With the advent of more sophisticated smartphones, these policies are all but obsolete. Some employers may stick with the old policy of mandating what phone the employee must use, but new research has found that this may not be the smartest move. In …

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Mobile Devices Create Vulnerabilities For Businesses

Late last year we covered a study that showed that companies that allowed workers to use their own mobile devices – phones, tablets, laptops – instead of company-issued devices tended to have happier workers. According to that study, these “bring your own device” (BYOD) programs are growing in popularity among businesses of all sizes. These programs are not without their …

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