‘Container’ technology allows separation of work and play on company devices

Container technology can combat BYOD issues and allow for easier wiping/discovery of phones

An airtight Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy is crucial for businesses looking to maximize employee productivity yet still maintain safe business practices and protect company secrets. But while some in-house counsel may be scared of using even more technology to combat technology problems, a series of new phone products may help combat BYOD issues.

A phone equipped with “container” technology allows a device to be divided into two different sections, with memory for personal use and memory for work use segmented within the phone’s system. If an employee leaves, the phone-issuing company’s IT department can wipe the work-related data but leave personal data untouched.

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