Financial services have increased in mobile device activation, from about 36% in Q2 to 38% in Q3, and remains the industry with the most device activations, according to the Mobility Index Report, by Good Technology, a mobile security solutions provider based in Sunnyvale, Calif.

A trend associated to the increase in device activations is the increase in financial services providers hiring contract brokers or agents and allowing employees to work remotely, according to John Herrema, SVP at Good Technology.

Herrema adds, “One of the challenges you typically have with that type of relationship, that type of business partner, is that it can be very expensive to extend your traditional IT infrastructure out to those people, because they’re working in remote locations, small offices, strip malls often. It’s very difficult for these companies to reach them, with traditional IT infrastructure.” ... Read full story on Insurance & Technology

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