Liberalisation of devices using private laptops, Smartphones or iPads of employees generated benefit Leverkusen, 27.01.2011 – the liberalisation of IT devices, where employees can use, for example, their private laptop also in the workplace, gaining for the company according to the observations of the consulting firm Centracon importance. Benefits such as cost savings, higher productivity and attractiveness of jobs such as dealing more familiar with the operation of the own instrument are background. These systems for network-based access to applications and data are referred to as alien devices because it is strangers to external devices, i.e., that are technically not in the responsibility of the organization. “However, liberalising the terminal equipment does not mean that private laptops, Smartphones or iPads as the corporate network be connected to can”, stressed the Centracon consultant Burkhard manifold, the corresponding solutions has achieved for DAX listed companies. “Because the alien device concepts have characterised by, that no influence on configurations within the shared network can be taken with you.” This condition applies in particular with regard to security, what but less make a request to the typically mobile device, but to ensure the technical concept. The essential factors for the integration of third-party devices include project experience manifold in terms of a non-critical network-based access to corporate data: data security during the transfer process, and in the event of an unauthorized use of the device; The offline data synchronization and data consistency; local data storage / caching, as well as deletion of data theft and abuse of the PIN; Usability and support multiple form factors of end devices; Printing of documents; transparent security conditions for the user of the private end unit.

In addition, it’s a significant impact on the availability of network connections, need a certain bandwidth to certain times and operating state phases. Here, issues such as the pre-streaming and streaming on demand play a central role for the Centracon consultant. While these technologies provide already equal the necessary environment for an application isolation. Ultimately the always essentially is, matched to the requirements in the field of security and application deployment requirements”, explains manifold. About Centracon: Solutions for flexible and cost-efficient deployment and management of IT jobs and applications characterize the core competencies of centracon. Our consulting spectrum extends in addition to the classical optimization and standardization workplace infrastructures by implementing innovative technology solutions such as application virtualization and virtual desktops, to process and infrastructure automation up to innovative business solutions such as, for example, user-self-service concepts. Customers include, for example, Deutsche Telekom AG, FinanzIT, Deutsche Post AG, GAD eG, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Swisscom IT services, Deutsche Bahn AG, e.on and various federal agencies such as the Federal Ministry of the Interior. of think factory groupcom GmbH Wilfried Heinrich Pastorat 6 D-50354 Hurth phone: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-72 fax: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-71