8 Apps that Make the iPad a Business Machine, Too

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    Jessica Davis

iPad for business

iPad for business

The iPad is not just for consumers, according to Apple, which includes a section about iPad for business at their new device's web site, complete with recommendations and instructions for enterprise deployment. And while most apps are geared towards consumers, there are a few already targeted at the business user. Here are our favorites:
Need to connect to your corporate Microsoft Exchange email, contacts and calendar? Take a PowerPoint-type presentation slide deck with you on your next business trip? Keep track of multiple projects of your direct reports? Or even connect to Windows 7 applications? Then the Apple iPad may very well be your platform of choice for portability.
This article was originally published on 2010-04-06
Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com