Apple iOS Trumps Google Android as Favored Platform for Enterprise Apps
While Apple is accepted to action its iOS barter a deluge of gaming apps, it appears the company's operating arrangement is additionally the best belvedere for authoritative business-oriented applications for smartphones and tablets, according to a new analysis of developers.
The collective analysis of added than 3,500 developers common begin that developers are added focused on creating adaptable applications for the action on the Apple iOS platform, abrogation the Google Android and Microsoft Windows 8 operating systems in the dust. Apple's iOS took a affecting advance over Google's Android belvedere in the business app amplitude in the Q2 2012 Adaptable Developer Survey, with 53.2 percent of developers claiming iOS will win out, compared to the 37.5 percent of developers who said Android will appear out on top.
This award marks a cogent change from the accomplished three abode back developers beheld iOS and Android as according contenders in the action app field. So what's changed? According to developers, the Android operating arrangement is evolving added appear customer play, with Apple's advance attributed to contempo action acceptance of the iPad. Android tablets accept apparent beneath absorption from business customers, due to approved letters of malware and breach of the platform.
With Google accident absorption amid developers in the action adaptable app space, a key aggressive amplitude for Microsoft could be aperture up. As optimism about Windows 8 tablets and Microsoft's Metro UI grows amid developers, it will be absorbing to see if Microsoft can concealment Android as the cardinal two operating arrangement antecedence for adaptable action app developers.
In a assurance of the abatement of the BlackBerry, aloof 2% of developers say this belvedere is the best advantage for action apps. wJust a few years ago, RIM bedeviled the Business Smartphone market. This analysis was agitated out by market-reserch close IDC as able-bodied as appcellerator.