While Android continues to dominate the overall smartphone market, research compiled by Good Technology indicates that, in business, it’s Apple that holds the upper hand. But a separate report compiled by Chitika Insights says that business users actually find the Microsoft Surface tablet is the most useful work tablet, based on the frequency that its users use it during the workday.
Just a few years ago you’d be hard pressed to find a corporate user holding anything else than a smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard, and most of the time it was a BlackBerry device. Times have changed, however, and so have the preferences among corporations issuing smartphones and tablets to employees. Good Technology recently released its Good Technology Mobility Index, which analyses the enterprise preferences for mobile operating systems in use across Fortune 100 companies, and across different industry sectors. iOS is the favored platform by a large margin.