SME IT departments support personal equipment

IT departments in small and medium-sized companies are increasingly offering their staff support when they use their own IT equipment at work.

According...

IT departments in small and medium-sized companies are increasingly offering their staff support when they use their own IT equipment at work.

According to a survey, 68% of IT managers report providing support for personal technology, including computers and smartphones.

Over 61% of IT managers said that some, if not all, the computers they use for work purposes are their own, and 68% said they use their own smartphones for work.

The survey, commissioned by LogMeIn, found that an increasing number of small companies were encouraging staff to work from home.

Over 71% of IT managers said that remote access services makes their staff more productive.

Andrew Burton, vice-president of products, LogMeIn Inc, said, "Information technology is not only a requirement for small and medium-sized businesses, it is a strategic enabler."

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