First-quarter activations of mobile apps in the enterprise are up 57% quarter-over-quarter. That’s up from 54% and 43% growth in the previous two quarters.
First-quarter custom app development rose 77% quarter-over-quarter, compared with 55% growth in the fourth quarter.
Secure browsing applications are now the fifth most activated app.
Mobile printing, notes and mobile unified communications all grew at a rate of more than 100% in the first quarter.
Apple iOS accounted for 72% of all device activations, compared with 27% for Android and 1% for Windows Phone.
Tablets were activated twice as much as smartphones.
A total of 93% of the enterprise applications activated run on Apple iOS.
Document editing, document management and custom applications are the top three tablet apps.
Mobile unified communications, document management and custom applications were the top three smartphone apps activated.
Financial services accounted for 28% of the net activations, and business and professional services for 20%. Some new categories emerged in the first quarter such as insurance, which accounted for 12%.