Though the main attraction of the tablets is their slim and sleek design, the same is a big threat to its security. Even though the current slew of ultrabooks and mid-range notebooks is also slim, on average, the tablets are light weight and extremely thin, often mistake for a file.
This poses threats to its physical security and companies that have introduced tablets to their systems the very same is happening already.
Some of the companies have reported that the number of tablets stolen from work place is much higher than laptops. Desktops, due to their large structure, are not prone of this audacity.
There are a number of security measures that can be taken to prevent the steal of tablets but the size of these devices still make them ideal to put in bags and shoulder purses.
Enterprise software migration
Big companies use Enterprise Resource Planning software for dedicated use in the business operations. Their networks are architected and programmed around these ERPs.
However, the most complex thing is to move from one platform to another or from one set of machines to another set. This might become a big hurdle for the corporate sector and for the tablet vendors with likes of Apple, Google, and Samsung.
But for Microsoft this is a big opportunity as most of networks and ERPs are developed on Windows platform and switching to tablets offers the upcoming Windows 8 a window of opportunity to make a mark in the thriving enterprise market.
Considering all the above pros and cons of tablets, technology gurus expect that no matter what threats these tablets pose, they are going to be around for good and due to the low-cost purchase, corporate sector is going to embrace them, one way or the other.