Poll: When iPhone gets its enterprise-ready upgrade, will your IT department support it?

With the release of the much-anticipated software update for the iPhone coming this month, TechRepublic is polling IT professionals to see if the new enterprise-ready features are enough to convince their IT departments to support it.

Apple announced in March that it would beef up security, include support for Exchange ActiveSync, and release a software development kit (SDK) for the next version of the iPhone. At that time, a TechRepublic poll showed that about 50% businesses had iPhone users while only 27% of IT departments supported it.

With the release of the much-anticipated software update for the iPhone coming this month, TechRepublic is polling IT professionals to see if the new enterprise-ready features are enough to convince their IT departments to support it.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.