- Monitor roaming devices: Whether domestic or international, device roaming charges are the likely reason for mobile “bill shock.” In today’s mobile enterprise, these charges can significantly impact a business’s financial viability and operational efficiency. Real-time roaming alerts to end-users and IT administrators allow both parties to prevent excessive roaming fees before they might otherwise be incurred. They also allow businesses to proactively implement the appropriate roaming package for a group of users or an individual user. It is important for IT and end users to work together to ensure that business or personal travel does not result in exorbitant mobile service -costs.
- Approve all personal devices: With the influx of bring your own device (BYOD), the line between business and personal use continues to blur. Enforcing a protocol for all personal devices creates transparency between the user and the enterprise, and helps to ensure communications network security and operational integrity.
- Track your devices: GPS tracking of mobile devices allows companies to monitor mobile devices and enables Allow-Block-Quarantine functionality that enforces network security and prevents unauthorized access to the enterprise. GPS tracking can also prevent the financial and security implications often associated with a lost/stolen mobile device.
- Educate your employees: In addition to establishing mobile policies that clearly define how employees are to use their mobile devices, providing regular, timely feedback to employees regarding their mobile usage helps to reduce mobile costs.
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