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Tablet Shootout: Which Fits Your Enterprise?

Take a close look at six tablet options, from Apple to Android, with a focus on pros and cons for enterprise users.
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What's left to say? The iPad defines the tablet market and its second generation sets the competitive standards, from the screen size and memory to software features and user interface. No, it still doesn't do Flash and doesn't have a USB port, but buyers don't seem to care since no one can match its fluid, responsive touch interface or its rich App Store selection.

Biggest pro for enterprises: Your employees want it, or already have it.

Biggest con for enterprises: Limited external connectivity. No Flash apps. New model due shortly.

Notable differences from rivals: Largest application selection, by far. Most mature, polished OS.

Pricing: Wi-Fi, 16/32/64 GB -- $499/$599/$699. Wi-Fi + cellular, 16/32/64 GB -- $629/$729/$829.

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2/8/2012 | 9:48:04 PM
re: Tablet Shootout: Which Fits Your Enterprise?
We were focusing on pure touch screen tablets, not Windows hybrids; however we asked Asus to participate and provide information on the Transformer and Transformer Prime, however they didn't respond to several requests for information.
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2/8/2012 | 12:57:06 PM
re: Tablet Shootout: Which Fits Your Enterprise?

I think that you left out the best tablet for an enterprise. I recently purchased an Asus Eee 12.1 and I could not be happier. It is Windows 7 has a pair of USB ports and a ST card slot with a 64 GB solid-state hard drive. Its 12 inch screen is capacious and all of my Windows software works. I love it.
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