Consumer Mobile Platforms: Are they Ready for the Enterprise?

More and more companies are opening corporate networks and data to consumer mobile technology. This consumerization of enterprise mobility increases productivity and business agility. But the lack of a strategic approach to the consumerization of IT creates security risks, financial exposure, and a management nightmare. Know how to embrace consumerization and turn it into a competitive advantage for your organization.

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