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Apple's Tim Cook Dishes On Microsoft, Enterprise Sales
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Joe Stanganelli
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10/11/2015 | 8:19:27 PM
Re: "an enterprise pen"
@batye: I don't think there's anything necessarily wrong with that.  As the adage goes in Hollywood: "Don't come up with a new idea; come up with a good idea."
Joe Stanganelli
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10/11/2015 | 8:18:01 PM
Re: Enterprise Devices
I think, whereas a lot of Apple's innovations are about making choice of carrier obsolete, Microsoft's innovations and business focuses are targeted to making device choice obsolete -- provided that people are still using Microsoft software and cloud solutions.
Kelly22
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10/1/2015 | 11:59:58 AM
Re: Enterprise Devices
I think the point about security is a good one, but Apple undoubtedly has the edge over Microsoft when it comes to smartphone adoption. People who want one business/personal phone will probably choose iPhone over Lumia. It's part of the reason Microsoft put its Office apps on iOS - so people are still using Microsoft, even if they have an Apple phone.
Joe Stanganelli
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9/30/2015 | 9:23:15 PM
"an enterprise pen"
I <3 the Tim Cook quote about getting "an enterprise smartphone."  Additionally, it's worth noting that this is a philosophy Apple has long carried, since the Steve Jobs era -- and it's how the company got to be where it is today.
Joe Stanganelli
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9/30/2015 | 9:20:18 PM
Re: Enterprise Devices
Eventually, though, those IT departments may relent and/or increased enterprise adoption leads to better enterprise application/security in the next model to stay competitive.

Look at the iPhone and the iPad -- fundamentally consumer devices to start out with, and CIOs used to *hate* the iPhone.


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