Android-based handsets and tablets are here to stay. With Verizon’s large-scale launch of its data-oriented high-speed LTE 4G network, in 38 mobile markets across the U.S, it’s easy to see why Android is trying to take the wireless world by storm. Android OS and the handsets it runs on make it more appealing to both consumers and to enterprise managers. On the enterprise front, Verizon’s Motorola Droid Pro is among the first Android devices to offer Cisco IPsec VPN connectivity.
With the Windows Phone 7 launch this week, Microsoft’s effort to build a developer base and provide handset and carrier choice set the stage for enterprise uptake. However, Android’s apps integration of corporate messaging and security systems will surely give Microsoft WP7 a run for its money. Do you think Android OS will dominate over Microsoft or Apple?[via eweek.com]