This quarterly report of enterprise mobility practices is based on aggregate data from Citrix customers who have deployed enterprise mobility management in the cloud.
Q4 2012 Highlights
iOS continued to dominate the enterprise as the mobile platform of choice with 58 percent of global devices enrolled. Android was the fastest growing platform in Europe, the Middle East. and Africa with an 11 percent gain from the prior quarter.
iOS was the preferred platform for vertical industries in which mobile users engage customers one-on-one, such as in retail and restaurants. Android was the preferred platform for those with mobile field service organizations, such as in transportation and utilities.
Organizations got more aggressive on app blacklisting, with 18 percent of customers deploying this policy, an increase of eleven percent from the prior quarter. Typically, organizations blacklist apps they feel pose a threat to data or network security or are considered a productivity drain. Often associated with corporate-issued line-of-business use cases, a rise in blacklisting usually indicates an increase in such deployments.
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