Although fewer corporations are indicating that they have plans to deploy tablets in 2015, Apple’s iOS platform is still leading the market for corporations that are embracing the post-PC era. The number of iOS devices continues to remain far ahead of smartphones and tablets that are running Android or Windows. Analyst Troy Jensen of Piper Jaffray recently conducted a survey of 112 chief information officers at companies of various sizes to find that 98% of companies currently support iOS.

Comparatively, Google’s Android is at 79% adoption, Microsoft Windows is at 58% and the dwindling BlackBerry platform is at 24%. In terms of devices being provided to employees 89% of corporations polled said they gave their employees iOS devices. Android came in second at 57% of companies providing devices, Windows was at 305 and BlackBerry took 25%.

Analyst Gene Munster said the following in response to the poll’s results:

Over time, we expect iOS share in enterprise to exceed overall smartphone share given cost is likely less of an issue at enterprise level and is now the biggest reason consumers do not choose iPhone given the larger screen iPhone 6.
Although Apple remains the leading mobile platform in the enterprise market, the poll also revealed that tablet adoption will likely be slow this year. 50% of the companies surveyed said that they expected to deploy at least some tablet hardware this year, down from the 60% of companies who planned to adopt tablets in 2014. That being said, there still appears to be plenty of room for growth as only 18% of the companies said they are utilizing tablets among their workforce. Munster wrote the following regarding the matter:

We find the slight decrease in expected tablet deployments interesting and could potentially be due to continued development of ultralight notebooks and phablet mobile devices. Despite this data, we would expect tablet penetration to continue to increase among enterprise given the sub-20% penetration currently.
Apple’s major partnership with IBM for enterprise deployment should help widen Apple’s market share in 2015. We’ll have to see what happens but Cook probably said it best:

The deeper the apps go in the enterprise, the more it opens up avenues in the enterprise.
Source: Piper Jaffray via AppleInsider