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This article was published on April 18, 2012

Despite divided opinions over tablet use in corporations, they’re coming…fast


Despite divided opinions over tablet use in corporations, they’re coming…fast
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers

Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

Over the past year, corporations have willingly and unwillingly started seeing an increase in tablet usage in big business. While some are quick to embrace the change and adapt to new technologies, others fear the high costs and fail to see the benefits. Corporations waver on policies such as “Bring Your Own Device” v.s. corporate-liable devices due to security and cost reasons.

No matter which policy prevails in the enterprise world, this major shift will shape infrastructure decisions as well as digital strategies. Our friends at Vertic, a digital agency that collaborates with F500s, whipped up this nifty infographic for us on the topic. According to their sources, enterprise tablet adoption is estimated to grow by almost 50% per year as the introduction of Quadcore to tablets, 4G, Cloud Computing and the continuous adoption of HTML5 will make the tablet even more integrated into the work environment

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