• Great articles on other sites
  • RSS Great articles on other sites

  • Renai's other site: Sci-fi + fantasy book news and reviews
  • RSS Renai LeMay

  • International - Written by on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 12:02 - 2 Comments

    BYOD light: how Leeds took its first steps towards bring your own device

    The content previously published here has been withdrawn. We apologise for any inconvenience.

    Print Friendly


    You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

    1. Aaron
      Posted 05/04/2012 at 11:13 am | Permalink |

      So the story goes out of 6000 employees 160 of them have signed up for BYOD. Big deal, why is this small scale deployment even news? Come back when you have all employees covered not just a tiny sample of the workforce.

    2. No Thankyou
      Posted 06/04/2012 at 4:42 pm | Permalink |

      So should I let them install their management software on my phone? No thank you. Check all the scary permissions it asks at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nitrodesk.droid20.nitroid They can read the text messages I’m sending (even at home) or get the phone numbers I’m calling (even at home) or what’s on the internal storage (do you wipe your phone before going at work to protect your privacy?).

      Its either mine or yours, it can’t be both. I’ll be more than happy to keep using my phone for doing my stuff and use a phone they provide to do their stuff. If they want to reduce their costs by making us buy the hardware, they should go all the way long and give up any idea of controlling what we are doing with it.

  • Get our weekly newsletter

    All our stories, just one email a week.

    Email address:

    Follow us on social media

    Use your RSS reader to subscribe to our articles feed or to our comments feed.

  • Most Popular Content

  • Enterprise IT stories

    • Microsoft wants to win you back with Windows 10 windows-10

      The latest version of Microsoft’s Windows operating system will begin rolling out from Wednesday (July 29). And remarkably, Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to those users who already have Windows 7 and 8.1 installed.

    • Qld Govt Depts have no disaster recovery plan brisvegas2

      Two sizable Queensland Government departments have no central disaster recovery plan, the state’s Auditor-General has found, despite the region’s ongoing struggles with extreme weather conditions that have previously knocked out telecommunications and data centre infrastructure.

    • ASD releases Windows 8 hardening guide windows-8-1

      The Australian Signals Directorate appears to have released a guide to hardening Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, three years after the software was released for use by corporate customers, and as Microsoft is slated to release its next upgrade, Windows 10.

    • ASG picks up $35m CIMIC IT services deal money

      Perth-headquartered IT services group ASG this week revealed it had picked up a deal worth at least $35 million over five years with CIMIC Group — the massive construction and contracting group previously known as Leighton Holdings.

    • Datacom completes mammoth Health ICT takeover UTP Cat5e Cable with patch panel

      New Zealand-headquartered IT services group Datacom this week announced it has successfully taken over the ICT infrastructure of the Federal Department of Health, in a long-awaited move which has seen the department remove large tranches of work from the hands of long-term outsourcer IBM.

  • Blog, Policy + Politics - Jul 31, 2015 12:43 - 0 Comments

    Google ploughs $1m into Australian tech education

    More In Policy + Politics

    Analysis, Enterprise IT - Jul 28, 2015 16:20 - 15 Comments

    Microsoft wants to win you back with Windows 10

    More In Enterprise IT

    Industry, News - Jul 28, 2015 12:37 - 0 Comments

    ICAC to investigate NSW TAFE ICT manager

    More In Industry

    Consumer Tech, News - Jul 29, 2015 17:14 - 10 Comments

    Telstra integrates Netflix, Stan, Presto into re-badged Roku box

    More In Consumer Tech