Laptops, netbooks smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices create opportunities for businesses, both large and small, to improve productivity and bottom line. They can offer flexibility, remote access and remote working and significant cost savings, and are in demand, particularly by senior executives and teams who are out in the field.
However, alongside the benefits there are a number of challenges and risks such as:
- Managing, deploying and keeping track of all devices
- Managing, deploying and keeping track of all software and applications
- Managing, protecting and recovering data
- Preventing loss and theft
- Managing upgrades and updates