With an active approach, you leverage a solution that allows you to emulate a real user experience, for example, making a phone call between two endpoints and measuring the quality. Active solutions are deployed using software-based endpoints that can be centrally controlled to talk to one another, and only one another, so they do not disturb the user community.
Some companies are already attempting to understand how to deal with BYOD, while others haven’t even begun and are looking for direction. But everyone acknowledges it’s something that can’t be ignored. Whether or not companies officially sanction it is almost a moot point. It’s here and if you don’t find a way to deal with it, you will feel the impact.