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iPad for Business Round-Up: Despite Android Tablet Growth, iPad Still Rules in the Enterprise

This week the firm Strategy Analytics released research indicating that although Apple shipped nearly three times as many iPads in Q2 2011 as it did in Q2 2010, the company has fallen from a marketshare of 94% to one of 61%. That’s because Android shipments have surged to 30.1% marketshare. Microsoft has a 4.6% share and RIM has 3.3%.

However: 1) Shipments don’t necessarily equal sales and 2) Consumers may be adopting Android tablets not, but according to data released (PDF) by Good Technology, Enterprises were still activating iOS devices at a much faster rate than Android devices in Q2.

We’ve looked at Good Technology’s quarterly reports in the past, and we’ve always seen steady growth for Android. But in the enterprise, iOS remains the clear winner.

Here’s Strategy Analytics’ data:

And here’s Good Technology’s:

Note: Good Technology’s device management platform doesn’t support BlackBerry, which is why RIM’s products are not represented at all.

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