What Apple Has Revealed About IT: 10 Things

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    Don Reisinger

1. Touch Screens Are Just Fine

1. Touch Screens Are Just Fine

After the iPhone was first made available, some wondered how the enterprise would respond to the device featuring a touch screen, rather than the typical physical keyboard. Considering iPhone (and iPad) adoption is on the rise in the corporate world, it seems that it didn't matter at all. In fact, some companies seem to prefer it.
When it comes to the mobile market, a great deal of focus goes to the consumer space where devices like the iPhone and Android smartphones are commonly used. But devices like these appeal to corporate customers, too. And a growing number of enterprise users are finding value in them. Realizing that, the iPhone and the iPad, or more generally, Apple, has changed the way the enterprise thinks about mobility and the mobile market. Gone are the days when Research In Motion and the BlackBerry mean everything. Today, the corporate world is ready and willing to take on different ideas. And it's Apple that that market can point to for all the changes it has undergone. Read on to find out some things that Apple has revealed about the corporate world.
This article was originally published on 2011-03-14
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.