IBM is Apple’s simplest solution to selling more iPads

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Apple and IBM are now partners. Having once defined the opposing sides of the personal-computer coin, the two American giants are now uniting in a wide-ranging partnership to transform the business world. Playing to their strengths, one will provide iPhones, iPads, and excellent customer support, while the other will help craft “made-for-business” apps and add device management, security, and analytics for enterprise clients. It’s an overt assault on BlackBerry’s last bastion of strength, the phone in every suit pocket, and should strike fear into the hearts of other mobile contenders like Samsung, Google, and Microsoft. The scariest thing about this deal, though, is how simple and obvious it is. Enterprise is notoriously complicated,…

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