Strategy and policy Definitions

  • A

    AT&T Toggle

    Toggle is an AT&T service that allows a smartphone owner to create separate personal and business environments on the same mobile device.

  • B

    breathalyzer cell phone (sobriety cell phone)

    A breathalyzer cell phone, also known as a sobriety cell phone, is a cellular telephone handset equipped with a built-in device for detecting the presence of ethyl alcohol vapor in the breath. ..(Continued)

  • BYOD policy

    A BYOD policy, or bring-your-own-device policy, is a set of rules governing a corporate IT department’s level of support for employee-owned PCs, smartphones and tablets.

  • BYOT (bring your own technology)

    Bring your own technology (BYOT) is a policy that allows employees or students to use their own personal electronic devices at work or scho

  • C

    churn (agitation or turnover)

    In a general context, churn is a synonym for agitation or turnover.

  • cloud drive

    A cloud drive is an umbrella term used to describe any Web-based service that provides storage space on a remote server.

  • consumerization policy

    A consumerization policy is a documented set of practices for managing the use of consumer devices and technologies within a given organization. A consumerization policy defines acceptable use.

  • COPE (corporate-owned, personally-enabled)

    COPE (corporate-owned personally-enabled) is a business model in which an organization provides its employees with mobile computing devices and allows the employees to use them as if they were personally-owned notebook computers, tablets or smartphones.

  • corporate mobility policy

    A corporate mobility policy is a set of guidelines, established by a corporation, that govern the use and security of mobile devices such as smartphones, PDAs and tablets within the corporate network.

  • CYOD (choose your own device)

    CYOD (choose your own device) is an alternative model to BYOD (bring your own device) that involves allowing employees to select the device they want from among a limited number of options. CYOD is an example of the COPE (corporate-owned, personally-enabled) model.

  • D

    dual persona (mobile device management)

    Dual persona, in a mobile management context, is the provisioning and maintenance of two separate and independent end user environments on a single mobile device. Dual persona technology addresses one of the challenges of the bring your own device trend: how to exercise IT control over employees' personal devices without infringing on their right to privacy.

  • E

    end user policy

    An end user policy is a set of directives that describes what actions employees must take -- or avoid -- in order to protect corporate assets

  • enterprise mobility

    Enterprise mobility is a term that describes a shift in work habits, with more employees working out of the office and using mobile devices and cloud services to perform business tasks.

  • enterprise mobility management (EMM)

    Enterprise mobility management (EMM) is an all-encompassing approach to securing and enabling business workers' use of smartphones and tablets.

  • enterprise-mobile integration (EMI)

    Enterprise-mobile integration (EMI) is a form of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) that provides integration between communications carriers and enterprise networks... (Continued)

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