At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shift to a remote-first or hybrid work environment seemed drastic. 

However, some workforces have been operating remotely for two years now, and reports show that productivity can increase by 77% when employees work remotely.

To equip remote workers, many companies are deploying corporate-owned IT assets, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and wearable technology. Whether you’re a seasoned pro at deploying company-issued IT devices or you consider yourself a newbie, here are 15 surprising stats about corporate-owned IT assets you may find interesting:

1. Wearable technology will transform the enterprise mobility management market. Wearables offer benefits like improving employee performance by providing them with real-time information and establishing effective communication at the workplace. The wearable technology market is expected to grow to $265 billion by 2026.

2. Roughly 80% of IT leaders state their employees cannot perform their work duties without a mobile device.

3. More than 75% of IT leaders believe mobile devices are crucial and fuel collaboration, customer service, innovation, and customer and employee satisfaction.

4. Around 63% of enterprises believe mobility is essential to gain a competitive advantage.

5. IT experts estimate the enterprise mobility market to reach $1.3 trillion in four years.

6. More than 81% of enterprises believe that mobility directly impacts company growth, and 43% expect their mobility solution budgets will increase in the next few years.

7. Enterprise mobility solutions are a top priority for more than 73% of enterprises.

8. Around 62% of IT leaders with a well-defined mobile strategy achieve a return on investment (ROI) in 12 months or less. The top factors corporations consider when determining an enterprise mobility strategy are the effectiveness of workflows, employee accessibility, and security.

9. More than 47% of corporations consider mobility initiatives necessary for businesses.

10. More than 79% of enterprises view employee effectiveness as one of the top mobility benefits.

11. If reducing your carbon footprint is part of your enterprise’s strategy, consider upgrading your corporate-owned IT assets to 5G devices. Doing so could result in a 90% reduction in energy usage compared to 4G devices.

12. Most enterprises provide corporate-owned IT assets to employees to ensure they have the proper equipment to fulfill their jobs. Despite all the interest in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), only 14% of organizations have BYOD policies in place.

13. One-third of in-house IT departments spend all week managing mobile technology security, with an additional 20% spending the same amount of time maintaining end-user support.

14. Altogether more than 50% of IT time is devoted to supporting mobile—time not dedicated to transformation initiatives.

15. Roughly 67% of companies report personal mobile devices have negatively impacted their organization’s security posture.

How Mobile reCell Secures Corporate-Owned IT Assets

Manually recovering corporate-owned IT assets is a time-consuming process and an overall pain point for most organizations. Mobile reCell provides the go-to solution for IT asset recovery through automation.

Our software-driven solution is designed to help organizations ensure data security, recover maximum value, automate manual processes, deliver a sustainable solution, and experience a 95% IT asset recovery rate—more than three times the industry average. 

Our team of experts will walk through your existing asset workflows and provide best practices based on years of experience optimizing our customers’ asset recovery programs.

Mobile reCell’s success is driven by a commitment to deliver an unparalleled customer experience with unrivaled technology.

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