iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 01-21-2013

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Broad Deployments  The iPad might be more popular than ever in the enterprise, but only 15% of CIOs are planning "broad deployments" across their offices in the next 12 months.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Moving Forward  Although the 15% figure seems a little low, just 4% of CIOs said they were expecting broad deployments in 2012.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Toe In the Water  42% of CIOs are planning "selective deployments" of iPads across their offices in 2013.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Just Like Last Year  Although broad deployments are up 11% this year, 42% of CIOs said they would be selective in their iPad deployments in 2012 (the same as this year).

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

No Plans  42% of companies have no plans to deploy the iPad across their offices this year, hurting Apple's hope of becoming a dominant tablet force in the enterprise.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

The Right Direction  In 2012, 54% said they had no plans for iPad deployment. That percent, compared to this year’s 42%, indicates the enterprise is warming to Apple's slate.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Third Place  Tablets took the third spot in the list of technologies that companies are most likely to increase spending on in 2013. About 58% of companies say they will increase their tablet investment in 2013.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Security Is First  Despite increased tablet spending, security is still the leader, attracting more spending among 64% of the companies.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

Storage Investments  After security, storage is a top priority. In fact, 63% of respondents say they will increase their investments in storage in 2013.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise

PC Decline  PCs have proven less important to companies. Investment in PCs was the fourth-to-last item in the Piper Jaffray study, with 30% of companies planning to increase their investments in PCs this year.

iPad Adoption on the Rise in the Enterprise