Five BYOD Concepts Every Business Should Know About

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BYOD offers useful lessons for any business, even ones that don't offer BYOD programs
BYOD offers useful lessons for any business, even ones that don't offer BYOD programs.

BYOD may be one of the big technology trends out there for businesses, but not every business wants or needs a BYOD program. BYOD is, of course, not a magic bullet for addressing every company’s mobile needs. It also isn’t guaranteed to deliver cost savings compared to providing employees with corporate owned and managed devices.

Companies not pursuing BYOD can still gain value from investing in some of the technology concepts and solutions that becoming a standard part of BYOD programs. After all, BYOD is one of the biggest trends of consumerized IT, but it is only one trend out of many.

Here are five key BYOD lessons that any business or organization can apply even without implementing a BYOD program.

Dell Exec: The iPad Is Too ‘Shiny’ For Business

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Despite failure of its Streak tablets, Dell exec trivializes iPad
Despite failure of its Streak tablets, Dell exec trivializes iPad

Dell hasn’t had anything resembling success in the tablet market with either businesses or consumers, but that isn’t stopping the company from deriding the iPad and its success.

According to Dell Australia’s managing director Joe Kreme, users only buy iPads because they’re “shiny” and troubleshooting any issue with an iPad or iOS could take up to four days. As a result of these so-called facts, Kreme said that the tablet race hasn’t even started yet.