They want it for the holidays, but do you want it on your network?


By Emily Poe

The enterprise pros and cons of some of Black Friday's hottest ereaders and tablets

With the holiday season quickly approaching, tech giants have released new versions of some of their most popular devices. 

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently introduced a slew of new iPads, while Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Barnes and Noble have introduced a lineup of new tablets and ereaders to the market. Meanwhile, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) released the Nexus 10 tablet Nov. 13 and Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) Surface was unveiled a few weeks ago, in tandem with the release of Windows 8.

But as customers--many of whom are also enterprise users--are waiting to see which electronic present they'll get to open, enterprise IT shops are waiting to see what effects some of these new devices will have on their networks. 

In our slideshow, we take a look at the pros and cons of some of the hottest new tablets and ereaders on the market--just in time for Black Friday.