Battle of the Enterprise-Ready Mobile OS

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Click through for results from research comparing mobile platform enterprise readiness, conducted by Trend Micro, Altimeter Group, and Bloor Research.

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Trend Micro, Inc a global leader in cloud-based security software and services, recently announced the release of brand new research comparing the ability of several different mobile platforms to meet the demands of use in the enterprise. The results of the research, carried out by Altimeter Group, Bloor Research and Trend Micro's own specialists, clearly show that in the opinion of the researchers, BlackBerry 7.0 scored highest across the board, ahead of (in descending order) Apple iOS5, Windows Phone 7.5 and Google's Android 2.3.     

The platforms were each scored on a combination of factors including built-in security, application security, authentication, device wipe, device firewall, virtualization and many others. BlackBerry attained the highest average score (2.89), followed by iOS (1.7), Windows Phone (1.61) and Android (1.37).

 

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