Tablet momentum is very strong, driven by both individuals and businesses
The even bigger momentum, though, belongs to tablets, which Good expects to account for 30 percent of the devices its customers manage by the end of the year. Tablets already account for about 20 percent of device activations at Good's customers. The iPad is by far the major tablet in use -- especially in health care and financial services -- with 99 percent of the tablet activations. But Good is seeing Motorola Xoom tablets picking up adopters, and it expects that as more Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" tablets ship, Android tablet adoption will rise.
iPads are typically considered "+1" devices, Herrema said, used in addition to a laptop. A typical scenario is that an iPad is used on a short business trip as the sole device, and on longer trips, the laptop is used at the hotel each morning and evening, while the iPad accompanies the employee at meetings and on customer calls during the day.
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