For many small and medium-sized businesses, it makes financial sense to allow employees to BYOD - bring your own device. Employees bring their own computer, cell phone, tablets, and more to work... giving them real-time access to communications, systems, and applications.
85% of organizations allow employees to bring their own devices to work. —IDG Research Services
53% of information users use their own personal devices for work; install unsupported software; or use unsupported Internet based services like Dropbox, Skype, Twitter, or Facebook to help them do their jobs. —Forrester Over 70% of mobile professionals will conduct their work on personal smart devices by 2018. —Forrester
Ok, so what's wrong with this picture? Security. No matter how big or small your company, online security should be a priority, and a hosted voice provider can unify your financial and security goals. Hosted BYOD allows employees to receive and call out on a business extension on their personal device with an Internet connection. Additionally, voicemails can be transcribed and viewed in emails. There is also the ability to host web conferences and screen share, which streamlines communication. Hosted BYOD can improve productivity while improving security and employee privacy.
Connect with your broker today to discuss a BYOD strategy and further your telecommunications goals.