Report Examines Issues of Integrating Personal Mobile Technologies into Work Environments
October 4, 2013 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care
Technology solution provider CDW has released a report that examines the issues of integrating personal mobile technologies into work environments. Based on a survey of 1,200 information technology (IT) professionals across eight industries, including healthcare, and 1,200 workers who use personal smartphones and tablet computers at their jobs, Mobility at Work: Making Personal Devices a Professional Asset states that 90% of IT professionals surveyed expect the growing use of personal mobile devices to have a major impact on their organizations’ networks and that 39% have already seen their network performance suffer. The biggest challenges involving the growing use of mobile devices at work cited by survey respondents included increased bandwidth requirements (63%), increased network latency (39%), increased server requirements (44%), and increased storage requirements (37%).