Microsoft touts enterprise mobile trend at CES

Fred Donovan, FierceEnterpriseCommunicationsWhile much of the focus of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is on consumer devices, the surprise appearance of Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Steve Ballmer in the opening keynote of the show, opines FierceEnterpriseCommunications Editor Fred Donovan, illustrates the potential of enterprise mobility.

A key element that's driving enterprise mobility is the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon, in which workers use their own mobile devices to access company files and conduct daily work. BYOD, however, isn't without its issues. A new Samsung and IDC survey said 85 percent of enterprises permit BYOD, but only 25 to 30 percent have developed policies and deployed technologies to manage those devices and secure data. Read more

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