Mobile devices are cool and Apple’s iPad is coming up in the ranks as the fastest growing technology used in the small to medium sized business (SMB) market. Is the iPad on your business’ wish list? Apple’s iPad is winning over small to medium sized businesses at a rate 4 times greater than last year, according to a national study. Jumping from 9% in 2010 to 34% in 2011, iPad use is quickly becoming the fastest growing technology in the small to medium business market (SMB).
Vice president of research at The Business Journals, Godfrey Phillips, said the growth of the iPad is part of a trend. “Our research has shown that for small business owners, productivity and efficiency, which used to be the central benefits of technology, are now declining in importance compared to accessibility….The iPad, as well as smartphones and cloud computing, are all part of this new trend and are experiencing significant growth as a result of that need.”