Support BYOD and a smarter workforce

BYOD solutions help increase productivity and innovation

How to empower employees and boost satisfaction—and benefit your organization

To build a smarter workforce and increase productivity, we can help you control the devices connected to your networks, apps, and data – and help to secure transactions from an array of devices around the world. Bring your own device and choose your own device (CYOD) are here to stay.


Enable BYOD flexibility with additional safeguards

BYOD can deliver three interlocking benefits: improving productivity and employee satisfaction, when your people have end-to-end accessibility; protecting data, devices, and apps with strong security policies; and reducing management costs as you deploy, enroll and manage devices, apps and docs with automatic updates.

81% of business leaders say their companies have employee-owned devices accessing their networks, but only 48% have a well-defined strategy

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CIOs / CTOs rely on IBM MobileFirst

“We were onboarding devices on IBM MobileFirst Protect five days after the close of acquisition — 15,000 on the first day, and over 30,000 in the first week.”

Bill Tworek, exec. IT architect, IBM CIO Office *IBM MobileFirst Protect” was formerly named “MaaS360".

The IBM CIO Office needed to rapidly deploy advanced mobile device management and security to its worldwide population of smartphones and tablets.

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How do I connect my people to each other and to the information they need?

IBM MobileFirst Managed Mobility Services for enterprise can provide security-rich mobile device management with subscription-based pricing for Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets, RIM BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile ruggedized devices.

IT Managers

Guarding access to data and systems

BYOD provides flexibility and agility, but it also increases complexity – and you have to handle the device management and data protection. This includes the ability to enroll devices, remotely configure settings, manage email, Wi-Fi, and VPN profiles; create and manage policies; and view inventory and compliance reporting.

46% of companies that allow BYOD have experienced a data breach

IT Managers rely on IBM MobileFirst

IBM MobileFirst Protect “met everything we wanted to do from a device management perspective. We really tried to break it but we couldn’t.”

Steve Staines, Manager of Enterprise Collaboration, CDW

CDW wanted more flexibility in its support of employee-owned devices. The existing policy blocked network access for any device type that had not been previously examined and certified by IT. IBM found the answer.

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You can be managing your devices, apps, and docs in minutes.

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