The consumerization of IT creates a range of challenges for IT departments. This trend subsumes the BYOD phenomenon that involves a proliferation of employee-owned endpoints such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets that are used to access critical corporate data. It also brings into the enterprise increased use of consumer-grade file sharing applications that reside outside the full control of IT administrators. In addition, enterprises without endpoint backup solutions jeopardize
critical data that resides on their endpoint devices.