10 Products That Will Fall Flat In the Enterprise In 2011
When a company plans to develop a product, it might first have an eye on the consumer space, but it typically always wants its offering to have an appeal to enterprise customers as well. As history has shown time and again, there are some companies that fully understand how to appeal to both consumers and enterprise customers – and there some companies that don't. The average company tries desperately to appeal to enterprise customers and fails miserably every time. Admittedly, the enterprise is a tough space for most companies to capitalize on. It's heavily entrenched in its ways, and the kind of functionality that enterprises desire isn't typically offered by vendors that focus on consumer products. It's simply a tall order for most firms to garner the attention of the enterprise and profit heavily. Realizing that, it's a good time to look at some of the products that will have a rough 2011 in the enterprise. Some of the following products will be released next year, while others have been out for quite some time. In either case, they will experience an extremely difficult 2011. Read on to take a look.
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