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Re: Apple: Still Avoiding the 'E' Word
Posted by: Steve Fox 2006-10-19 06:48:10
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Despite enterprise-worthy products, Apple wants no part of the enterprise. History hasn't been kind to Apple's enterprise ambitions. Blame it on the products -- which emphasized personal productivity over corporate citizenship -- or on the smug superiority of Apple users. But "Mac" and "enterprise" have seldom been uttered in the same sentence. Unless you're talking to InfoWorld's chief technologist and resident Mac fanatic Tom Yager, that is.

Re: Apple: Still Avoiding the 'E' Word
Posted by: xyzzy 2006-10-19 10:36:32 In reply to: Steve Fox
If it is true that Apple has no interest in selling computers to the enterprise, why did they introduce the XServe and why did they add an enterprise/IT track at WWDC in 2003?
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