Tablet use within businesses is steadily growing and replacing the laptop, which is creating a boom in mobile apps for business. Now with more features, apps and ways to use tablets and pads, the possibilities are endless. In fact, by 2015 mobile app development will outnumber native PC projects by 4 to 1. Because of this explosion in mobile phone and tablet use, millions of dollars are being put towards creating new apps for use of businesses. Of the $3 billion dollars that went to funding mobile devices, $960 million of that went to app development alone.
Because businesses are becoming more inclined towards the tablet, app developers all over are focusing on creating apps that are suited for larger businesses. Because tablets are much more portable than computers and laptops, they are more attractive to larger, corporate businesses, especially those who travel frequently.In a sense, tablets are a hybrid of the smartphone and laptop but without the ability to make phone calls. Since tablets are so convenient, businesses are adopting them at a fast rate. However, the most important part of these mobile devices is the applications, without them they would be worthless.Enterprise Application market growth refers to software platforms that are too large and complex for individual and small business use. It is designed to integrate with other apps within corporate networks while meeting the requirements for security and management. The growth of corporate apps is bringing a new, mobile face to large businesses, allowing them.
In the beginning of tablets and pads, they weren’t as easy to do work on, even just checking email was a chore. They didn’t replace the laptop right away, and remained a fun little device that you could brag to your friends about. But now, with so many new apps in development and tablets with more capacity for information, projects for even big businesses can be done with ease. With this in mind, by the end of 2012, it is estimated that tablet devices will outnumber computers in a network two to one, making business much more accessible.
Check out the infographic below by Click Software to learn more about the great app-splosion.