Apple and IBM collaborate closely in the business market




Apple and IBM collaborate closely in the enterprise market. Part of the extensive IBM Mobile First for iOS agreement is going to deliver. IBM iPhones and iPads showing business apps from the group of customers

Apple, IBM IBM is going to be big data and data analysis capabilities committed to the iOS platform, and that should be more than a hundred enterprise applications, including apps for the iPhone and the iPad deliver. In addition, IBM’s cloud services are specifically for iOS optimize the field of management and security. IBM also goes iPhones and iPads with them to offer a business platform and also take care of device activation, distribution and management. Apple in turn comes with an enterprise offering its AppleCare service.

In the autumn of this year, the first enterprise apps for iOS IBM should appear, followed by more apps in 2015. Concerning, amongst other things, apps for retail, healthcare, banking, travel industry, transport, telecommunications and insurance. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO speaks of a “radical step for the enterprise,” which only Apple and IBM could take.

Apple iOS has already made a considerable profit in recent years with regard to market share in the enterprise market, but cooperation with IBM needs the platform to finally make standard in business. Especially BlackBerry has lost ground in the mobile market, but also include Microsoft will now face more competition from Apple. Just as in the consumer also takes on the business market shift from desktop to mobile site and IBM hopes to piggyback on the success of Apple in this area.

IBM and Apple have not always had close ties. The two companies have a history of rivalry, the most famous example of the famous public advertising of Apple in 1984, with references to IBM as Big Brother. Steve Jobs pushed his dislike of IBM as a technology juggernaut is not under a bushel.

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