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Re: What will incentivize deployment of explicit proxies?

From: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 11:00:14 +0100
Message-ID: <54a47bdf6f90254e0cd43e1d048b091a.squirrel@arekh.dyndns.org>
To: "Roberto Peon" <grmocg@gmail.com>
Cc: "William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ)" <willchan@chromium.org>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>


> For enterprises, the new trend is apparently to allow users to use their
> personal devices. These devices would be outside the normal administrative
> chain and would likely cause headaches.

I'd temper the enthusiastic reporting of BYOD by consulting entities a lot.

BYOD is a way to allow VIPs to bring their own status-enhancing
gold-plated trendy devices at work instead of being limited to the
dirt-cheap greyboxes they allowed their IT services to purchase for
everyone else. For the average enterprise minion BYOD does not exist or is
strictly limited to configurations that are affectively identical to
whatever those enterprises used to provide.

The first answer an helpdesk will give to anyone that brought its own
device and can't communicate with the enterprise Intenet gateway will be
"you bought the device, buy the dataplan it needs"

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot
Received on Tuesday, 3 December 2013 10:00:45 UTC

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