Gartner Research

Market Trends: Ultrabooks Have Yet to Convince CIOs

Published: 16 January 2013

ID: G00246663

Analyst(s): Meike Escherich, Bruno Lakehal


A survey shows many CIOs doubt the business merits of the Ultrabook, a new type of thinner, lighter and more responsive Intel-based PC, as they question products' reliability, price, security and contribution to productivity gains. We advise Ultrabook vendors how to spur adoption by enterprises.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Demand for More Portability in Enterprise Notebooks Continues
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Slow but Steady Growth in Shipments of Ultramobiles
  • Buyers Trend
    • Survey Shows Many IT Leaders Aren't Persuaded by Ultrabooks

Contrarian View

  • Enterprise Adoption Could Accelerate in 2013

Vendors to Watch

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