News Round-Up 12/15/12: SMB's Apple Love, Apple's Enterprise Dreams Come True, and FileMaker Go for iPad
SMB Apple Love Is Fruitful Provider Pursuit
When it comes to choosing a mobile operating system, smaller businesses lean heavily toward Apple Inc.’s iOS, according to a new survey. The poll, conducted by hosted services specialist Intermedia.net Inc., found that iOS made up 68.2 percent of all mobile device activations in SMBs.
Apple’s Enterprise Dreams Are Coming True
Apple is well on its way to making enterprise a viable success area for itself and it may be receiving between 5 million to 10 million annual iPad sales from the sector, according to Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt.
FileMaker Go For iPad And iPhone Tops 500K Downloads
Apple subsidiary FileMaker is an unusual, often overlooked part of the Mac maker’s empire, one that has been around almost as long as Apple Computer itself. The database management software hasn’t been cooling its heels, however; it has consistently been improving upon its mobile native iOS apps since the iPhone version’s introduction in 2010.
Microsoft no longer bothering to deny Office on iPad
Microsoft officials have stopped bothering to deny that there will be some kind of Office support on the iPad. But the Softies still aren't sharing when this support will arrive or in what form.
Resistance is futile; IT must support Apple products
IT departments have little choice but to support the Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs that employees bring to work. The question is -- how can IT best support these devices?
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