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Ford ditches BlackBerry for Apple, will deploy 9,300 iPhones among employees

07/29/2014, 02:07 pm

Apple can now count the Ford Motor Co. among those who are embracing its iOS platform, as the automaker has revealed it will equip more than 9,000 workers with iPhones over the next two years.


Apple's alliance with IBM counters BYOD 'nightmare' for companies adopting iPhone

07/22/2014, 12:07 pm

As many as 6 out of every 10 employees at one Wall Street firm have gone back to carrying a corporate BlackBerry alongside their personal iPhone thanks to "Bring Your Own Device" trouble, underscoring Apple's teething problems in the enterprise and highlighting the importance of the company's new tie-up with C-suite favorite IBM.


With most major companies already using iOS, Piper Jaffray doesn't see IBM deal surging Apple sales

07/16/2014, 08:07 am

Apple's new enterprise partnership with IBM will likely strengthen the position of the iPhone and iPad in the corporate world, but it probably won't move the needle much in terms of overall device sales, investment firm Piper Jaffray believes.


Google's Sundar Pichai targets the enterprise with Android L, featuring Samsung Knox

06/25/2014, 05:06 pm

Google's head of Android development Sundar Pichai made brief remarks at Google IO to address the enterprise, a market that so far has largely ignored Android while enthusiastically adopting Apple's iOS mobile platform. Notably, his solution involved a "contribution" of Knox security by Samsung, Android's largest licensee.


Apple's iOS takes 93% share in enterprise apps; iPad takes 92% of business tablets

05/07/2014, 05:05 pm

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported that companies continue to prefer Apple's mobile platform, with iPhone and iPad share of business devices holding steady in dominating device share despite significant growth in the segment, and in particular, custom app development standardizing on iOS.


iPad luring in new users: over 2/3 of Apple's iPad buyers were new to iPad

04/23/2014, 09:04 pm

Over two thirds of people registering an iPad in the last six months were new to iPad, while over half of those registering iPhone were new to iPhone, Tim Cook revealed, highlighting the attraction and loyalty effects Apple is observing in its products.


Microsoft rumored to debut Enterprise Mobility Suite, Office for iPad on Thursday

03/26/2014, 08:03 pm

Many expect Microsoft to launch Office for iPad on Thursday, but fresh rumors say the company may also make a play for mass device management with a cross-platform Enterprise Mobility Suite, a competitor to Apple's recently released Deployment Programs initiative.


45% of businesses offer Macs to employees, 77% find Apple more reliable - survey

03/25/2014, 02:03 pm

A new survey of IT decision makers in the enterprise found that almost half of businesses now offer their workers Macs, while the vast majority feel Apple's Mac platform is more reliable than PCs running Microsoft's Windows.


Apple to take mass device deployment program live with iOS 7.1 as launch date looms

03/05/2014, 03:03 am

With Apple's mass iOS deployment intentions revealed, early testers of the service are reporting a smooth rollout of features that sources say will go live once iOS 7.1 is released later in March.


Apple clears hurdles for large-scale iOS device deployment with updated IT tools

02/26/2014, 07:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday revealed a variety of changes and additions to its iOS device deployment and management tools for IT professionals in a bid to streamline mass deployments for large enterprise and education institutions.


Apple readying tools to simplify mass iOS device deployment and management

02/17/2014, 07:02 pm

Apple's next free iOS 7 update is expected to fix bugs and enhance a variety of user interface elements, but fresh rumors claim the release -- supposedly coming in mid-March -- will also include a major overhaul of the Mobile Device Management mass deployment system and will launch alongside a totally new "Volume Services" Web client.


Apple's iPad takes 91.4% share of enterprise tablets; iOS takes 73% share overall

02/12/2014, 12:02 pm

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported that Apple's iPad accounted for more than 91 percent of enterprise tablet deployments, while iPhone represented 54 percent of smartphones activated by the more than 2,000 companies using its services in the fourth quarter, giving iOS an overall 73 percent share of mobile devices in the enterprise.


Apple promotes iOS 7 enterprise additions in pitch to business customers

06/26/2013, 08:06 am

A new section added to Apple's website promotes its upcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system to business customers, touting new features such as enhanced security, and new ways to configure and deploy devices at scale.


Android's consumer strength hasn't translated to enterprise, where Apple still dominates

06/05/2013, 11:06 am

While Google's Android is the most popular smartphone platform among consumers, Apple's iOS remains the default choice for the majority of business customers activating phones and tablets, according to the latest data from Good Technology.


Citrix details Apple's iOS, iWork lead in enterprise adoption

03/28/2013, 01:03 pm

A report by Citrix notes that Apple's iOS is not only the leading mobile platform globally, but is also experiencing the most growth in device enrollment, outpacing Windows Mobile and Android. Apple's Numbers and Pages were also cited at top productivity apps among enterprise users.


BlackBerry to launch new enterprise security solution for iOS & Android

03/14/2013, 10:03 am

BlackBerry announced on Thursday it plans to offer a solution that will separate and secure both work and personal data on the most dominant mobile platforms: Apple's iOS and Google's Android.


1 in 4 employees want Apple iPad for work, 1 in 3 want iPhone, study finds

02/07/2013, 02:02 pm

Apple's best-selling iPad and iPhone continue to thrive in the consumer sector, but a new report indicates that iOS is positioned to challenge Microsoft in the enterprise segment as well.


Apple's iOS takes 'dramatic lead' over Android in enterprise apps

07/24/2012, 02:07 pm

For developers, Android is becoming more of a consumer-oriented platform, while iOS has taken the lead in business, according to a new survey.


ServiceNow IT firm surges on IPO, CEO says company is 'wall-to-wall' Apple

06/29/2012, 12:06 pm

IT firm ServiceNow went public on Friday as the company's CEO revealed their operations are "wall-to-wall" reliant on Apple products, including iPhones and MacBooks.


Cisco sounds death knell for Cius tablet, blames BYOD movement

05/25/2012, 10:05 pm

Senior Vice President of Cisco's TelePresence Technology Group OJ Winge announced that the company's Cius tablet would be killed off due to an increase in so-called "bring your own device" to work programs, but added that the company would continue to develop any-use software.