iPhones and iPads are sprouting up in organizations as bring-your-own-device strategies are embraced. But if Apple wants to be really taken seriously it has to do more
Apple Inc. is taking an increasingly big bite out of enterprise mobility.
Thanks, of course, to BYOD policies, iPhones and iPads are showing up in the hands of staff, leaving IT administrators in a quandary.
On the one hand, it takes some support weight off their shoulders if the corporate strategy is to let staff buy their own devices while paying only for voice and data. On the other hand, IT has to marry Apple iOS with the Windows desktop platform and look after mobile application management.
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