Companies are allowing and embracing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies within the organization for a multitude of reasons. Reasons for implementing BYOD include increased productivity, simplifying IT, response to employee demand and of course the most popular reason, cost savings. To that end it is important when undertaking the implementation of a BYOD strategy that it does indeed reduce total cost of ownership and not raise total costs through back end hidden costs such as weakened information security or loss of user productivity.
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