BYOD and Virtualisation – Cisco IBSG Horizons Study

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Like it or not, enterprises have entered a “post-PC world,” where the network must accommodate new choices at every layer of the stack. These include traditional, mobile, and social applications and operating systems; various server architectures; and an array of mobile devices ranging from smartphones to tablets and other mobility tools. Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) conducted extensive research and analysis to uncover key insights about BYOD (“bring your own device”) and desktop virtualization trends in U.S. enterprises. The Cisco IBSG Horizons BYOD and Virtualization study surveyed 600 enterprise IT leaders from 18 industries. This paper offers an overview of the top 10 insights.