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Topic: enterprise

IBM saving $270 per Mac in support costs, says Apple's Tim Cook

10/27/2015, 06:10 pm

IBM is benefiting hugely from its internal Mac adoption program, saving about $270 per Mac versus Windows PCs, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Tuesday fiscal results call.


Japan's major architecture, engineering firms going "all iPad" in support of Apple, Inc. iOS enterprise push

10/18/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple's mobile enterprise ambitions are beginning to shift the market in Japan, where large architecture, engineering, construction and operations firms have already moved to standardize on iOS and iPads for their enterprise tablets.


Only 5% of Mac users at IBM need help desk support, compared to 40% of PC users

10/15/2015, 10:10 am

IBM's internal deployment of Mac hardware has been a resounding success, the company announced this week, with rapid adoption and very little need for employee technical support.


Dell to buy EMC for $67 billion in largest-ever tech merger

10/12/2015, 08:10 am

Two years after regaining control of his eponymous PC maker, Michael Dell on Monday announced plans to acquire enterprise giant EMC and combine the two firms in a $67 billion deal that will create the largest privately-owned technology company in the world.


Apple continues enterprise push with new Cisco partnership, will optimize networks for iOS

08/31/2015, 02:08 pm

Corporate users will soon have one more reason to choose Apple's mobile devices over those from other firms, as networking behemoth Cisco is set to team up with the Cupertino company to optimize enterprise networks for iPhones, iPads, and iOS apps.


With iOS 8.4.1, Apple patches app sandbox vulnerability that could lead to enterprise data theft

08/20/2015, 12:08 pm

Last week's release of iOS 8.4.1 brought more than just Apple Music fixes -- it also patched a previously undisclosed hole in the app sandbox that made it possible for iOS devices operating in managed environments to unknowingly leak configuration and credential data to other third-party apps.


Study: Apple's lead in enterprise mobility threatened as iPad's tablet share plummets

08/11/2015, 08:08 am

Apple's dominance in the enterprise mobility marketplace waned during the second quarter on a precipitous drop in tablet marketshare, the balance of which went to devices running Android and Windows, according to mobility solutions firm Good Technology.


IBM pushing Mac adoption in enterprise with new cloud-based IT services

08/05/2015, 09:08 am

IBM on Wednesday announced a new program that's designed to help large enterprises incorporate Macs within their existing IT infrastructures, making it easier than ever for corporations to transition to Apple's OS X platform.


Apple, IBM add 10 more MobileFirst enterprise apps covering field work, shift tracking & more

07/21/2015, 11:07 am

Apple and IBM on Thursday announced 10 new MobileFirst enterprise apps, raising the total to 32, while focusing on several new areas including business travel, shift management, and field operations.


Led by enterprise sales, global tablet use predicted to approach 800M by 2018

07/13/2015, 04:07 pm

Though annual tablet sales have largely plateaued and aren't expected to see reignited growth in the near future, devices like Apple's iPad will continue to grow in use in corporate environments, Forrester Research believes.


Apple, IBM roll Apple Watch support into three MobileFirst apps

05/21/2015, 06:05 pm

As part of an ongoing enterprise solutions partnership, Apple and IBM on Thursday announced Apple Watch support for three MobileFirst apps serving the healthcare, public safety and energy industries.


Apple's iOS holds lead in enterprise for Q1 on strong iPhone 6 demand, but tablet share eroding

05/11/2015, 08:05 am

Riding a wave of record-breaking iPhone sales, Apple remained the market leader in enterprise mobile device activations for the first quarter of 2015, but competitors are slowly eating away at iPad's tablet share, according to Good Technology.


Apple and IBM unveil 8 new MobileFirst iOS apps, new healthcare and industrial products categories

04/01/2015, 02:04 am

As part of mobile applications and services initiative MobileFirst, Apple and IBM on Tuesday released eight new iOS apps serving various enterprises, adding new services for the healthcare and industrial products segments.


Apple, IBM debut three new iOS apps for enterprise

03/02/2015, 11:03 am

Apple and IBM have unveiled three more MobileFirst enterprise apps for iPhones and iPads, covering a range of industries and uses: Advisor Alerts, Passenger Care, and Dynamic Buy.


Apple's iOS bolsters lead in enterprise for Q4 at the expense of Android

02/26/2015, 08:02 am

Apple gained ground in enterprise device activations over the fourth quarter of 2014, especially in strictly regulated industries, while Android share slipped over the same period, according to the latest data from Good Technology.


Apple controls presentation in IBM partnership as salespeople use Macs, Keynote to push iOS in enterprise

02/09/2015, 11:02 am

While Apple and IBM's enterprise partnership is specifically about iOS devices, Apple has also insisted that IBM's salespeople use Mac hardware when making their pitches to customers, ensuring that the company's tightly integrated ecosystem remains in focus.


Apple hires former HP executive to boost corporate & government sales

01/08/2015, 03:01 pm

Apple is pushing harder to sell hardware to enterprise and government markets, and has bolstered those efforts with the hire of a longtime executive at PC maker Hewlett-Packard, it was revealed on Thursday.


Enterprise tablet adoption slowing, but Apple's iOS still dominates corporate world

01/06/2015, 08:01 am

Though fewer corporations have indicated they are planning to deploy tablets in 2015, Apple's iOS is still the leading platform for corporations embracing the post-PC era, far ahead of smartphones and tablets running Android or Windows.


IBM & Apple reveal first iOS apps in enterprise partnership, including travel, telecom, retail & government

12/10/2014, 08:12 am

Apple and IBM on Wednesday unveiled a wide range of "MobileFirst" applications targeted toward businesses, representing the first results of the enterprise-focused partnership between both companies.


Apple's Device Enrollment Program extended to authorized reseller purchases, more countries

11/11/2014, 06:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced businesses and educational institutions can now use the Device Enrollment Program (DEP) with devices purchased through Apple Authorized Resellers, while support for the service has been extended to include 26 countries.