Enterprise Mobility: 10 Mobile, Cloud, Desktop Products That Have Defined 2011 So Far

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2011-06-10 Print this article Print
The Verizon iPhone

The Verizon iPhone

The year started off right with the announcement and subsequent launch of Verizons iPhone. The device is nearly identical to the iPhone 4 running on AT&Ts network. However, by bringing the smartphone to Verizons network, Apple is now able to offer its device to millions of more customers. Now, the wait is on for a Sprint or T-Mobile iPhone.
Although six full months of 2011 aren't even complete, quite a bit has happened in the technology industry already. Microsoft has made some extremely important moves that could have a profound impact on its future business. Apple has finally delivered the long-awaited Verizon iPhone while Google is planning to try its luck in the cloud-based operating system market. Combine all that with the PlayStation Network security breach and the launch of RIM's first enterprise-focused tablet and it's clear to see that 2011 could be one of the most action-packed years for new product introductions in recent tech history. In the following slides, those products, along with many others, are outlined. Some are undoubtedly bigger stories than others, but no matter how one looks at them, they all have come to define 2011 to this point. Flip through the following slides to learn a bit more about some of the most important products, services, and events so far this year, including the good, the bad and the ugly.
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.

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