IBM Faces the Perils of "Bring Your Own Device"

by Volker Weber

When IBM loosened its restrictions on the smart phones and tablets its employees could use for work, the company got a lesson in IT management of the kind it usually sells to clients.

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Apparently, they configure those personal devices by hand and don't even use their own MDM, which strikes me as a bit strange.

Gregg Eldred, 2012-05-31

Nope. No IT involvement in my part of IBM. And tons of BYOD. You point to the traveler server and off you go. (The IBM endpoint manager will be rolled out - with 500k users that will take a while - and I'm not looking forward to it - unless I get paid for give up control over stuff I paid for).

Stephan H. Wissel, 2012-05-31

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