Businesses utilize a lot of different endpoint devices these days in order to complete work whenever and wherever it's most convenient and efficient to do so. That means mobile devices are being utilized as business tools in unprecedented numbers.
Along with the convenience and quickness that mobile devices lend to company productivity, there also comes a certain problem of backup and general security, as well. Mobile devices are lost and stolen far easier than desktop computers that never leave the office space. Plus, they're subject to failure just like other devices.