7 Enterprise Mobility Statistics You Should Know

Current enterprise mobility trends highlight the evolving nature of work and emphasize the need for organizations to both empower and manage employee mobility in order to meet security, agility and productivity demands.

The traditional model of work is becoming a distant memory for many organizations. Today’s employees are increasingly likely to work from outside the office and frequently use a number of mobile (and often personal) devices to complete business tasks. Given the rapid shift in work habits, it’s no surprise that the latest data shows substantial growth in mobility interest and adoption within the enterprise.

Current enterprise mobility trends

Current enterprise mobility trends highlight the evolving nature of work and emphasize the need for organizations to both empower and manage employee mobility in order to meet security, agility and productivity demands.

  • 61% of workers report working outside the office at least part of the time
  • 3+ devices are used daily by an employee for work activities
  • The number of devices managed in the enterprise increased 72% from 2014 to 2015
  • iOS dominates the enterprise market and is the leading mobile platform in nearly every vertical industry
  • Device diversity is greatest in EMEA, where mobile devices used for work are typically corporate-issued
  • 90% of organizations deploy passcode enforcement, the most common device level policy
  • Top blacklisted apps include Dropbox and Mail while top whitelisted apps include PDF and Notes

Key enterprise mobility statistic: The number of devices managed in the enterprise increased 72% from 2014 to 2015

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These statistics make it clear: employees increasingly have an expectation of working from anywhere and organizations must enable simple and secure enterprise mobility solutions to support this new model of work.

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Source: Citrix Mobile Analytics Report

The Citrix Mobile Analytics Report is an analysis of anonymously sourced information encompassing both consumer and business mobility data drawn from a global cross-section of Citrix customers. The data presented is not intended to reflect a comprehensive view of all mobile network data traffic or of all mobile network subscribers

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