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BYOD Versus CYOD: A Regional Best-Practice Guide

Published: 30 December 2014

ID: G00270891

Analyst(s): Rob Smith , Terrence Cosgrove , David Willis, Leslie Fiering


Although virtually all bring-your-own-mobile-device programs face similar challenges, some geographical regions face more severe problems than others. IT mobile leaders need to assess whether a choose-your-own-device strategy might make better sense for their region.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Implement Best Practices on a Per-Region or Per-Country Basis, Rather Than a Global Basis
  • Regional Issues Affecting a BYOD Versus CYOD Program Decision
    • North America
    • South America
    • Europe
    • Middle East
    • Japan
    • APAC Region

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