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Worldwide Business Use Tablet Forecast, 2017–2021

Worldwide Business Use Tablet Forecast, 2017–2021

This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for the worldwide business use of tablet shipments by operating system and user type (consumer, individual liable, and corporate liable). It is part of IDC's continuing research with respect to mobile devices. Findings in this document are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past six months."The consumer tablet market is having a tremendous impact on business use tablet shipments as tablets face increased competition from large-screened smartphones and lightweight laptops," says Bryan Bassett, research analyst for IDC's Enterprise Mobility: Deployment Strategies program. "However, corporate-liable business use tablets still have room for growth in the coming years as the detachable tablet market continues to mature."

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Operating Systems
Combined Business Use Tablet Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Windows 10 on ARM
New Product Launches
App Ecosystems
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Slate Tablets
Detachable Tablets
Corporate-Liable Versus Individual-Liable Tablets
Corporate-Liable Tablets
Individual-Liable Tablets
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