Mobile Working and The Cloud Leads to PC Decline

Computer World UK is reporting that UK and US companies are focusing more on mobile app strategies in the cloud than traditional PC app strategies as bring your own device (BYOD) take-up widens, according to research among 1,300 companies.

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The study has found that 60 percent of UK companies say their employees are demanding more business-level apps which they can install on mobile devices to access corporate IT systems.

The survey was undertaken by IT research firm Vanson Bourne on behalf of cloud provider Rackspace Hosting and the Manchester Business School. It found that over three quarters (77 percent) of businesses think that mobile software applications and services will soon become the standard means through which employees access IT systems for work purposes. Read the full article here.