Today’s workers expect 24/7 connectivity and devices that are easy to use. So should you buy everyone a tablet?
Tablet sales may be lagging as general consumers flock to supersized smartphone “phablets,” but the enterprise market is different. For higher-level enterprise tablets, which usually have larger screens, the picture looks brighter.
According to Strategy Analytics, while tablets with 7-inch screens are expected to lose market share through 2019, sales of enterprise tablets with 11-inch screens are expected to double during that time.1
Enterprise tablets are different in other ways, too. They are more expensive and better built, with aluminum, rather than plastic bodies, which makes them more rugged and allows heat to disperse better. Many have keyboard attachments. But are these tablets really built for a business setting?
If your IT department is considering introducing enterprise tablets to the device fleet, first stop and consider the following: