Good released its first ever quarterly report on enterprise mobile device activations. In August, we reported that the iPhone 4, released on June 24, was Good's top most activated device in by the end of July. Good's first quarterly report confirms what we reported in August - iOS remains the most activated device among Good customers. Good doesn't support BlackBerry, which according to Forrester is still the most popular enterprise smart phone OS. Here's Good's top ten:Yesterday
But don't count Windows Mobile out yet. Here's Forrester's data from its Insights For CIOs: Make Mobility Standard Business Practice report:
What accounts for the differences in numbers? First, enterprises may choose to manage Windows Mobile devices entirely through Active Sync and not need to use Good's technology to manage devices - especially organizations that don't support multiple mobile OSes.
It's also worth noting that while Android is growing faster than Windows Mobile (at least among Good's users), Windows Mobile is still steadily gaining new activations. Both are getting trounced by iOS in Good's metrics, but Microsoft's position is strong in advance of Phone 7. Palm and Symbian is in real trouble by all measures. However, HP is expected to target Palm to consumers and Nokia is expected to target Symbian to developing markets.
RIM and Microsoft are slipping outside the enterprise as well, with RIM taking a slightly bigger hit, according to Comscore: