Good Technology Reveals Enterprises' Major Concerns in its Mobility Index Report

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

SUNNYVALE, CA: Good Technology, a provider of secure mobility, has revealed its twelfth quarterly Mobility Index Report, disclosing that security of corporate information is the major concern for enterprises today. Secure work apps have been accelerated as it protects the user information on the device, where the user can perform work-related as well as personal activities.

Companies are mobilizing content and apps while strengthening their cyber resiliency. According to the report, on an average, enterprises are using three and a half apps other than emails using secure browser for all app categories. The report states that employees want a secure access of corporate information that is located behind the firewall.

The top five app categories across devices are secure browser, custom apps, secure instant messaging (IM), document editing and document access. The biggest custom app growth appeared in the energy and utilities, which grew from negligible to 49 percent whereas insurance continued to be adopter of custom apps with 32 percent out of all custom built apps. Apps used by law firms, consulting firms and accountancies include document editing apps and document access apps which represent 37 and 15 percent respectively.

iOS retains the top position in the market including public sector, education and healthcare. However, Android and Microsoft lead the market of tablets. Android grew by 23 percent and Microsoft by 7 percent in the tablet market.

“As the mobile device displaces the desktop as the primary computing platform, enterprise mobility is enabling employees with the secure apps and content they need, We continue to see security at the heart of every enterprise conversation, coupled with end user privacy concerns. Now more than ever, organizations require a platform that enables them to deploy secure-based apps while protecting end user privacy with containerization,” says Christy Wyatt, Chairman and CEO, Good Technology.