Gartner Research

Managing Mobile Access to the Cloud

Published: 26 August 2013

ID: G00248966

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , Song Chuang


Use of mobile personal cloud services is proliferating on personal and enterprise-owned mobile devices. Organizations are considering controls that appear to conflict with the spirit of BYOD and wonder if their approach is correct. Use this framework to manage mobile access to the cloud.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Contain Enterprise Data on Endpoints, and Minimize Data Leakage to Personal Cloud Services
  • Block Undesired Personal Cloud Services and Offer Valid Enterprise Alternatives
  • Secure Enterprise Data That Is Legitimately in the Cloud
  • Close Gaps and Block Remaining Channels of Data Leakage
  • The Need for Symmetry

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