The BYOD movement got its start in colleges and universities nearly a decade ago, spurred by technology-savvy students who demanded to use their personal devices on campus and by forward-thinking administrators who recognized that allowing network access using personal devices could improve the educational experience while aiding their recruiting efforts. Those administrators also realized that if they did nothing, students would find a way to get on the network anyway.
Where does the BYOD movement in EDU stand now? Bradford Networks decided to find out. The Impact of BYOD on Education report is based on the response to a survey of more than 500 IT professionals from colleges, universities and K-12 school districts across the US and UK. It examines how BYOD is being used, security challenges and concerns that are impacting wider adoption, and the potential going forward.