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30 Enterprise Mobility Statistics You Must Present to Your CEO Immediately!

It is said that the smartphone revolution and Enterprise mobility is the most stunning development in the human civilization after the comet that hit the dinosaurs and enabled the tiny humans to emerge, the invention of the steam machine, the Internet and the birth of Justin Biber (kidding on this one). What is not a joke is that by 2016 there will be 1.4 smartphone devices per capita, that 80% of business will support mobile workforce using tablets by end of 2013 and that there will be 1 billion smartphone customers by 2016 that wish to connect in a whole new and different way.

Below follow the most important Enterprise Mobility statistics which you should print hang on your wall and pray that you will find a way to milk the benefits that come out of them (we are here to help you on that) because they are surely happening right infront of your eyes:

  1. Mobile app testing consumes a quarter of IT budget. (CIO insight)
  2. There will be 1 billion smartphone customers by 2016, with 257 million smartphones and 126 million tablets in the U.S. (Forrester)
  3. Only 11% of end users access business applications from the corporate office 100% of the time (Cisco)
  4. 75% of Fortune 500 companies are taking steps to deploy HTML5 mobile apps (IBM Worklight)
  5. Mobile CRM apps will grow 500% by 2014 (Gartner)
  6. Organizations are planning to spend an average of $447k on employee mobility and another $476k on consumer mobility in the next 12-18 months; in total that’s a projected average mobility spend of $926k — more than double the amount they’ve currently invested in the channel to date (Vanson Bourne)
  7. Mobile 4G connections to grow from 203 million in 2013 to 1.5 billion by 2018 ( Cisco)
  8. Halfway through 2013 we had already collected almost as many mobile malware samples as in all of 2012 (McAfee)
  9. 50% of Enterprises will use hybrid cloud by 2017 (Gartner)
  10. IT spending will reach $3.8 trillion next year as billions of things get connected (AllThingsD)