The demand for iPads have clearly been high and greater than expected for businesses. There are many companies and employers which are buying the Apple tablet in order to use it for communication and mobile productivity in the workplace. Jim Turner from Hiltop Consultants is a provider of IT services to law firms and companies in D.C. Turner recently bought 15 iPads which he will be using for checking e-mail, taking notes, and setting up client computer systems.
The iPad which includes games, entertainment, video player, digital book reader, and etc. is not just for fun and games. In fact, many companies and employees are buying this technology for business-related communications and keeping their employees productive while they are on-the-go. According to Charlie Wolf, an analyst at Needham & Co, the iPad plays a vital role in the business market. He states that "The demand appears to be far more diverse than I originally expected."
In a survey conducted by Zogby international, more than half mobile users preferred to use a tablet device such as the iPad for working outside the office according to Sybase a mobile software maker. Apple’s chief Executive, Steve Jobs and officials in the company have not of now ruled out the prospect customers would use for business relations. Although, Apple has also created an iPad version of its iWork suite with productivity applications including: Pages, a word processing program; Numbers, a spreadsheet program; and Keynote, a presentation application which is similar to PowerPoint.