- For lines of business, improved customer engagement and cost optimization are the primary drivers for mobility projects. For IT, the primary driver is improving products used by employees.
- To be successful, companies must leverage all smart mobile devices including those typically beyond enterprise control, including employees' and business partners' own devices.
- Echoing the findings of other surveys, Apple's iOS dominates the enterprise, largely due to the Android platform's fragmentation and resulting management complexity. "The fragmentation just really makes security frankly quite difficult," said John Dasher, vice president of products and marketing at AppCentral. Fifty-six percent reported iOS as their mobile OS, with Google's Android at 29%, Research in Motion's BlackBerry at 9%, and Microsoft's two mobile OSes -- the discontinued Windows Mobile and the new Windows Phone -- coming in for a shared 3%.
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