Asking your employees to bring their own device to work seems to be a great idea. It saves cost on hardware, software and even maintenance of devices and it is a great way to allow employees to take their work home with them. When they work on their own device, they are always connected to work.
We foresaw that BYOD would be a big trend and that it’d be next to impossible to stop the phenomenon from happening. We, however, also take new trends with a pinch of salt. We believe that he world of technology runs like god plays dice and so not everything that sounds promising works.
Access to networks (and everything that an employee gets from remote access to an enterprise network) was through the then ubiquitous blackberry mobile devices. While blackberry flutters with its sustainability model, there’s been a surge in the number of better options available to both consumers and enterprises off late that includes iPhone, thousands of devices with Android, tablets, and then the new wave of Windows powered mobiles.