Summary: A whopping 82 percent of companies expect to support tablets for employees - welcome to the anytime, anywhere information workplace, writes Simon Yates.

 

It took more than 20 years for the PC to reach an installed base of 750 million people. But tablets will surpass that mark in less than half the time. An astounding 84 million iPads and as many as 120 million tablets in total have flown off the shelves. Three-quarters of a billion tablets will be in use by 2016.