Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) brings huge opportunities for business users - and huge headaches for the IT networking teams that support them. Power over Ethernet (PoE) offers network designers a way to properly support BYOD users.
The proliferation of tablets and smartphones has tempted employees to bring them to work - and others visiting a company's offices will often want to use their own devices, too. Research firm Gartner found that 32 % of organisations are now providing technical support for personal smartphones, 37% t for tablets, and 44% for personal laptops. This is a trend that is not going away, and organisations must prepare their networks for it.