Daily News: March 1, 2013

Report: Apple Devices Dominate Market Share for Business


According to a report from mobility management firm Good Technology, corporate customers overwhelmingly prefer Apple devices to any other mobile or tablet technology.

When analyzing the mobile devices activated by corporate customers in the final quarter of 2012, the results showed Apple as the “clear winner among enterprise users, claiming the top five spots for device activations, and more than 90% of all tablet activations.”

The results show the iPhone 5 was the most popular device in Q4, representing about 32% of all activations for the quartermaking it the leading device for enterprise activations of any iOS, Android or Windows phone model.

Of particular interest, the report said the financial services industry led enterprise mobile device activations averaging 35% of all activations in Q4 2012. Business and professional services represented the second highest percentage at 19.4%, with wholesale and retail services coming in third at just 5.6%.

To read the Good Technology report: click here.