computer is still king, beating out smartphones, tablets and TVs as the number
one device business people cannot live without.
findings are from a recent survey by Intermedia, a global provider
of cloud services and a Microsoft Exchange hosting provider.
There are so
many ways for business people to stay connected to the office and world around
them. Intermedia’s business communications survey asked what one device a
business person could not live without.
to the survey, computers were the overwhelming favorite — a choice more
popular than smartphones, TVs and tablets combined.
found that if a person could only keep either their computer, TV, smartphone or
- 52 percent would
keep their computer
- 23 percent
choose their smartphone
- 19 percent want
to keep their TV
- 6 percent choose
expect our survey results to be dramatically different one year from now,”
said Michael Gold, president, Intermedia.
more business people are discovering that smartphones and tablets offer the
same set of business capabilities as their computers — from secure email, to
applications, to conferencing.
reason, Intermedia has seen an explosion in smartphone and tablet adoption in
our customer base — with tablet activations increasing by 119 percent in the
four months from May to September. Executives want to access their productivity
tools and information from all their devices, wherever they are.