Published: 04 May 2011
Analyst(s): Eric Maiwald , Paul DeBeasi
The dual trends of consumerization and democratization are pressuring enterprises to consider how they should evolve their network, security, and application architectures to support mobile endpoint independence, or if they should at all. Unfortunately, thoughtful and defensible creation of endpoint independence policies is complex because many interdependent considerations exist. This guidance document provides a repeatable methodology that will guide enterprises through the process of considering the various interdependencies and creating endpoint independence policies.
Summary of Findings
The Gartner Approach
The Guidance Framework
Risks and Pitfalls
Use Case Details
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