Is enterprise Android a BYOD hell?

The question could be made even more difficult to answer if we consider that many manufacturers embrace the “open” element of the Android proposition and develop what we might call “customised variants” of the operating system for their own implementations.

This is not the CIO’s (let along the chief security officer’s) dream environment. There may indeed be undeniable potential for cost savings, but encryption is harder to pin down when faced with a multiplicity of device controls, application interfaces and unstructured data types.

This “could” mean that mobile device management solutions are about to come to the fore.