The iPad, the enterprise, and data armageddon

With so many people now carrying personal iPads into the workplace you might be thinking about directly supporting it for business use. Approach with caution or you could be overwhelmed, warns Bill Hewitt, CEO of Kalido, a provider of data management and governance tools.

While the iPad creates an opportunity for innovation and productivity, he thinks it also creates an enormous opportunity for risk.

"Every provider that is thinking about putting out applications for the iPad will be sucked into managing data at the device level as effectively as they can in the data center," he says.

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This story, "The iPad, the enterprise, and data armageddon" was originally published by Computerworld.

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