Nov 03, 2013 12:46 PM EST
LG recently introduced "LG GATE," a Secure, Enterprise-Ready Mobile Platform designed for today’s BYOD Business. Platform diversity is an emerging trend among secure enterprise mobile platforms. The technology package offers Android users access to enhance security for mobile enterprise solutions. Users or employees can use the platform to obtain work resources while on-the-go. The LG GATE platform is set to launch first in the U.S.
"With the increasing popularity of BYOD, employees and IT managers alike are demanding improved work solutions for mobile devices," stated Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. "LG GATE satisfies the need for both company security and individual privacy, while delivering exceptional business and personal user experiences."
LG GATE provides “Private & Business Virtualization” to Android users. With the platform, wo operating systems can run simultaneously on one smartphone. Android users can keep data and information separate from the two. Features include private encryption, ActiveSync, VPN, Microsoft Exchange and Mobile Device Management.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in the workplace should consist of an organization that is embracing BYOD with innovative capabilities in place. Culture that cultivates ideas, investing time, the right resources and funds to support the BYOD process. The right program implemented has to be taken in consideration of the Android users. If there are telecommute users working remotely, BYOD should offer cost reduction for the organization and ease complexities.
Gartner predicts that 35 percent of all tablets purchased in 2015 will be bought by businesses. Some companies still are hesitant when it comes to BYOD security issues. Those that have the right plan and choose strategies are able to minimize risk. BYOD and Android mobile devices for the workplace can enable communications between workers using data, real time analytics, social tools and mobile together. The results should drive revenues, improve or create strategies and solve problems. This data is leveraged competitively.
There is competition aggressively with mobility initiatives. BYOD is an enabler to achieve tangible business benefits. Companies should recognize the value of mobility as an enabler of business transformation to drive greater efficiency, agility and customer engagement within their organizations are poised for growth.
Android Mobility Adoption
Mobility adoption has been increasing at a staggering speed. According to The Good Mobility Index report, the number of devices activated for the second and third quarters this year has found total device activations for the quarter rose nearly 60 percent from the same time last year. Android saw an increase of 30 percent and 27 percent of total activations respectively, in Q2 and Q3. Android enterprise application development is also growing rapidly.
How is your organization embracing Android mobility platforms and BYOD?
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