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More firms interested in BYOD than big data, cloud, says IBM study

22nd Nov `13, 09:27 AM in Sectors

More enterprises are interested in investing in bring your own device (BYOD)—permitting employees to use their personal mobile…

BDMS
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More enterprises are interested in investing in bring your own device (BYOD)—permitting employees to use their personal mobile devices including laptops, tablets and smart phones at work—and mobile technology than investing in big data analysis and cloud computing, which are touted as the next big thing, according to a survey conducted by International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.

The survey that included chief information officers (CIOs), chief marketing officers (CMOs), chief technical officers (CTOs) and other information technology (IT) decision makers said that while 57% of the respondents are planning to invest in BYOD and mobile technology for their companies, 47% of them are interested in investing in big data analytics and cloud computing.

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