Gartner Research

Market Trends: Mobility Solutions in Vertical Markets

Published: 13 October 2011

ID: G00218966

Analyst(s): Robert Anderson , Susan Cournoyer , John-David Lovelock , Robert L. Goodwin, Kenneth Brant , Derry Finkeldey , Rishi Sood, Anthony Newman, Jeffrey Roster, Venecia Liu , Anurag Gupta


Though mobility is a priority for most CIOs, the shape of demand for mobile devices, applications and services varies significantly by industry. Providers should focus on key growth markets.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Trends in the Market

  • Market: Consistently High Interest in Mobility Creates Opportunities
  • Buyers: Demand From Business and Users Is Driving Adoption
    • Consumerization Is Accelerating Adoption
    • Advantage for Application Providers Giving a Consumer Application Experience; Business Pressures Support Mobility
    • Technology Advances Are Making Mobility a Realistic Proposition
    • Security and Management Challenges Are the Primary Inhibitors
    • Mobile Device Management Is Emerging as a Major Investment Area
    • Isolation of Corporate Data to Address Security
  • Industry: Nature and Size of Demand Vary Considerably
    • Industry CIOs Prioritize Mobility Similarly
    • Industry Demand Growing in Narrow Ranges; Size Differs Greatly
    • Enterprises Shift to Industry-Specific Applications on Generic Devices
  • Industry: Overview of Buyer Demand in Nine Sectors
    • Banking and Securities
    • Government
    • Healthcare
    • Insurance
    • Manufacturing
    • Media
    • Retail
    • Transportation
    • Wholesale

Contrarian View

Vendors to Watch


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