Dealing with BYOD trends is nothing new to universities. At the beginning of the academic year, thousands of new students bring a large assortment of internet protocol (IP)-enabled mobile devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets, to campus and try to plug into the network. Tom Murphy, CMO, Bradford Networks, looks at what enterprises can learn from universities.

This influx of activity usually causes a host of network access control, productivity and IT security issues; but it is a challenge the IT department has been used to dealing with for a long time.

The same has now started to happen in enterprises. A growing number of employees and IT staff are bringing their own devices to work and trying to connect ...

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