Microsoft's release of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets in July is expected to boost enterprise tablet sales, predicted Eric Smith, senior analyst for tablet and touchscreen strategies at market research firm Strategy Analytics.
At a time when enterprise computing is in a transition period, moving from on-premises to cloud, from PC to mobile, there is an opportunity to control the future of enterprise computing. Having created this opportunity in large part, Apple is looking to expand the reach of iOS to maintain the iPhone's top spot in the enterprise but also turn around the declining trajectory of iPad sales. 451 Research's Chris Hazelton weighs in on Apple's relationship with the enterprise.
More than two-thirds of airlines surveyed by air industry IT provider SITA expect their cabin crews to be using tablets onboard aircraft by the end of 2018, up from 32 percent of airlines today, according to SITA's annual Airline IT Trends Survey.
Microsoft is making available a full-size foldable keyboard that works for PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets – and not just for Windows devices, mind you. The 5-millimeter thick keyboard is also at home with Apple and Android devices.
Business use of tablets could save the form factor from stagnation, according to a new reported by Forrester Research obtained by TechTarget.
While the enterprise mobility trend took a while to take off in Europe, it is now gaining traction across the continent. In fact, tablets are becoming the only devices that many employees at British, French and German companies are using to do business.
When deciding which tablets to get for its sales team, Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor of Castrol products in Canada, took the radical step of asking them which one they wanted.
Tablets shipments declined by the largest amount since the category's inception in 2009, according to ABI Research. Shipments of branded tablets declined by 35 percent quarter-over-quarter and 16 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of this year.
While mobile messaging can be a powerful communication tool in the enterprises, there are three primary roadblocks to its adoption, wrote Sean Hungerford of BlackBerry. Hungerford offers four steps to overcome these roadblocks and unleash the productive power of mobile messaging.
Healthcare IT provider Advanced Health and Care has launched a mobile platform called Crosscare Mobile for hospice staff, enabling them to spend more time in the patient's home.