Worldwide Business Use Tablet Forecast Update, 2016–2020

Worldwide Business Use Tablet Forecast Update, 2016–2020

This IDC study presents an update to the five-year forecast for the worldwide business use tablet shipments by operating system (OS) and user type (consumer, individual liable, and corporate liable). This study 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."While interest in the traditional tablet form factor is subsiding, detachable tablets have a bright future among business users that are looking for flexible alternatives to traditional corporate-liable PCs." — Bryan Bassett, IDC's research analyst for Enterprise Mobility: Deployment Strategies

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Operating Systems
Combined Business Use Tablet Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Detachable Growth
Increased Computing Power
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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