The surprise among business applications that support the iPhone is how many of them have gone native. Of the seven business apps on our list, only one — SugarCRM — reaches the iPhone via the Safari web browser. Native apps that tap Salesforce.com, Oracle CRM, Oracle BI, QuickBooks, and SiteCatalyst come from the App Store.
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The BlackBerry, iPhone, and the first Android phone may be the kings of smartphone cool, but if you ask me, they all share one big shortcoming: they don't run Windows Mobile.
As we've seen time and again, in an increasing number of enterprise software categories, open source has become a promising alternative to commercial software. But there's no free ride.