Can Apple succeed where it once failed and deliver products and services compelling enough to allow it a permanent place in the corporate IT landscape? BusinessWeekis Cliff Edwards takes a look at Appleis new push into the corporate IT arena in a recent article titled Apple Laces Up Its Wing Tips. From the article:
Appleis foray into corporations is meant to offset the companyis PC market-share slide. Sure, Apple wants to sell servers. But equally important will be sales of its iMac and other desktop machines once its sales reps get their foot in the door at businesses. "The key for Apple is itis a one-stop shop," says analyst Tim Deal at research firm Technology Business Research Inc.
The BW article offers up some thought fodder for those wondering where Apple is heading with Xserve and OS X, and is a good read.