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China Summary Translation: 'Beyond BYOD to IoT, Your Enterprise Network Access Policy Must Change'

Published: 30 March 2017

ID: G00323079

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman , Brady Wang


Internet of Things devices have surpassed employees and guests as the biggest user of the enterprise network. Behind us are the days of addressing bring your own device: Infrastructure and operations leaders must update their network access policy to address devices without users.

Table Of Contents



Beyond BYOD to IoT, Your Enterprise Network Access Policy Must Change

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Work With FM and BUs to Identify All Devices, Especially IoT Devices Connecting to the Enterprise Infrastructure
  • Create or Modify the Network Access Control Policy as Part of an Enterprise Policy Enforcement Strategy That Controls and Monitors Access, Traffic and Priority of IoT Devices
  • Create Virtual Segments That Securely Separate IoT Devices Supporting Each FM Application or BU Process From Other Enterprise Applications and Users

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