Mobility Trends in2012 and BeyondPanelists Michael Chase, ActivateIT Vince Plaza, TeamLogic IT Dan Wensley, Level Platforms, Inc.Moderator Tim Herbert, CompTIA
The Big Picture: Assessing the Mobility Landscape Mobile device shipments eclipsed PC shipments for first time in 2011 Tablet shipments to exceed 100 million units in 2012, up 50%+ year-over-year Since 2009, mobile internet usage has doubled every year Annual mobile app downloads to grow more than 10x from 2010 to 2015 (10.7b to 183b) You Are Here 85% of executives work remotely at least occasionally; 53% frequentlySources: Gartner, IDC, StatCounter, CompTIA
Businesses Plan to Focus Their Mobility Efforts in a Number of Areas Employees in the field 65% Traveling employees 61% Mobile connections 53% with customers Telecommuters 53% Custom mobile apps 40% Mobile commerce 39%Source: CompTIA | study of U.S. businesses (aka end users)
A Growing List of Mobility Concerns and ChallengesNET concern BYOD risks 86% Use of unauthorized apps 84% Mobile Malware Open WiFi networks 84% Increased 155% in 2011 Mobile malware 82% More than half of Theft of or loss of device 82% businesses report experiencing a Social media on mobile devices 79% security incident involving a lost USB flash drives 79% mobile deviceSource: CompTIA | study of U.S. businesses (aka end users)
IT Departments Still in the Process of Implementing Mobility Policies Mandatory passcodes 76% Mobile encryption policy 40% Ensure OS/apps are up-to-date 33% Disallow "jailbreaking" of OS 26% Device tracking / remote 25% mSecure wiping Only 1 in 4 businesses report having a formal mobility policy.Source: CompTIA | study of U.S. businesses (aka end users)
Identifying Channel Opportunities Mobile Device Management (MDM) Mobile Application Management (MAM) Mobile Security & DLP Cloud Syncing Solutions Mobile Virtualization Curated App Stores Custom App Development & Integration
The Converging IT-Telecom Channel Nature of Agent/Master Agent Relationship with VARs/SPs 9 in 10 agents/master agents report having at least one VAR/SP partner; 50% 61% report having multiple partners Most expect to increase partnerships over coming year 31% Two primary factors drive partnership activity: 1). Desire to reach new customers for core services, and 2). Address expertise gaps in emerging 9% technology areas Referral Tactical – Strategic – driven by key to opport- business unistic portfolio needsSource: CompTIA & Channel Partners | study of U.S. agents/master agents/VARs/SPs
Sizing mHealth and Other Vertical Market Opportunities Tablet Usage in the Healthcare Vertical Current 25% Usage 75% Another 21% expect to implement Many elements of EMR/EHR meaningful use have a mobility component.Source: CompTIA | study of U.S. businesses (aka end users)
Today’s Schedule for Ballroom A/B 12:30 – IT Hall of Fame Lunch 3:00 – Partner Business Model Transformation Panel 4:00 – CompTIA Vendor & Distributor Benefits Meeting 5:15 – Keynote “Leadership at the Speed of Trust” with Stephen M.R. Covey
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