Ovum's senior analyst, enterprise mobility & productivity, Richard Absalom points out the distribution and procurement aspect of the partnership is all about making it easier for organizations to deploy iOS devices, especially iPads, as part of a corporate-owned mobile strategy.
Apple’s enterprise strategy has so far been largely based around the consumer market and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, where employees bring their own iOS devices to work.
According to Bloomberg, Apple’s suppliers have started manufacturing new iPads, with mass production of a full-sized iPad with a 9. 7-inch screen already under way.
Sales of Apple’s second biggest product category for the last three months fell 9 per cent in unit terms to 13. 3 million units, well short of analysts’ expectations of 14. 4 million units.
Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report.
Read more here: Business Spectator