Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: Apple, Android Enterprise Activations on the Rise in 4Q 2010

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 02-14-2011

Apple, Android Enterprise Activations on the Rise in 4Q 2010

2XApple's iOS platform was twice as likely as Google's Android to be activated by enerprise customers using Good Technology's service in 4Q 2010.

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42%In 4Q 2010, 42% of Good's enterprise smartphone service activations were for Android-based devices.

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58%In 4Q 2010, iPhone accounted for 58% of smartphone activations among Good's customers.

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65%All told, in 4Q 2010, 65% of all new activations to Good's service were for either Apple iPhone or Apple iPad.

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22%Since its introduction in 2010, iPad activations accounted for 22% of all customer activations by year's end. (iPad activations accounted for 14% of Good customer activations in 3Q 2010).

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Windows MobileAs one might expect, Windows Mobile witnessed a steep decline during 4Q 2010, though it's still heavily used in the "Government/Public Sector" industries, according to Good. The company's service does not yet support the new Windows Phone 7 platform.

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40%The financial services sector is adopting Apple's iPad more frequently than other industries, Good found, representing a total of 40% of mobile device activations in 4Q 2010.

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18%The healthcare sector came in second place in total iPad activations: the Apple tablet accounted for 18% of all enterprise activations in healthcare in the last three months of 2010.

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DroidMotorola's Droid X and Droid 2 are the most popular Android-based devices being activated in the enterprise in 4Q 2010, according to Good Technology.

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