Seventy-seven per cent of respondents access corporate e-mail and
documents from personal devices
ETOBICOKE, ON, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - A recent customer survey from CDW Canada, a leading provider of technology products, solutions and services for
Canadian organizations in the private and public sectors, found that 44
per cent of employees in Canada work remotely one to two times per
week. The survey also showed that 77 per cent of survey respondents
access corporate e-mail and documents from personal devices.
When asked which technology area is a priority for their business in
2013, 47 per cent of organizations indicated mobility management
solutions. The top mobility concerns of organizations include securing
corporate data (42 per cent), managing devices and applications (24 per
cent), maintaining network performance (12 per cent) and an increased
need for IT resources, support and training (seven per cent).
"Today everyone owns a smart device," says Daniel Reio, Director of
Marketing for CDW Canada. "Employees are connecting to corporate
networks and businesses are responsible for making sure those networks
are secure. Having a system in place to protect your business against
lost, stolen or compromised devices has become a necessity."
As one of Canada's leading technology solutions providers, CDW Canada
recognizes the importance of leveraging technology and mobility in the
workplace. With CDW Canada's mobility management solutions and team of
specialists, businesses can have a customized IT solution that allows
them to achieve better security and protection for the network,
simplified maintenance and greater control.
"CDW Canada's mobile solutions are just some of the services we have
available, enabling our customers to improve their efficiencies and
agility," notes Reio. "With these offerings, we address security, data
access and tracking to help organizations regain control over their
mobile environments. Our services include infrastructure assessment,
implementation, upgrades, managed services, workshops and training."
For more information about CDW Canada's mobile solutions, visit http://www.cdw.ca/mobility.
About CDW Canada
CDW Canada Inc. (http://www.cdw.ca/) is a leading provider of technology solutions for organizations in the
public and private sectors. As a trusted advisor for small and medium
sized enterprises (SMEs), CDW Canada provides a single destination for
organizations to research, inquire or purchase virtually any technology
solution that they require. Customers benefit from one-on-one
relationships with knowledgeable account managers who are backed by a
team of highly certified IT specialists. Through successful
partnerships with more than 350 leading technology manufacturers, CDW
Canada draws from a comprehensive selection of 160,000 technology
products to help customers find the best technology to meet their
unique business needs. Headquartered in Etobicoke, Ontario, CDW Canada
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vernon Hills, Illinois-based CDW
Corporation, ranked No. 270 on the FORTUNE 500. In 2011, CDW Canada
ranked #25 on Best Workplaces in Canada.
SOURCE: CDW Canada Inc.
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