Apple CEO Tim Cook: enterprise demand for iPhone and iPad picks up rapidly

Apple today said sale of iPhones and iPads among enterprises is growing significantly.

Apple CEO Tim Cook, sharing the financial revenue details for Q4 2014, said that the Apple iPhone momentum in enterprise market remains very strong.

He has supported the statement with the latest data published by IDC that indicates that iPhone have 69 percent share of the U.S. commercial smartphone market.

A ChangeWave survey in August found that 75 percent of U.S. corporate IT buyers, among those planning to buy smartphones in the December quarter, plan to purchase iPhones.

Schindler, an escalator and elevator manufacturer, has deployed over 20,000 iPhones and 20 customer apps to improve customer engagements for safety and to allow service technicians to access vital documentation, repair and safety functions.

Baidu, TriNet’s search provider, currently has 20,000 employees using iPhones and the company has developed over 30 in-house iOS apps to help its employees work more efficiently, track sales leads and manage internal IT infrastructure and processes.

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“We continue to see some momentum in enterprise for iPad. Progressive IT organizations around the world continue to deploy, manage and develop amazing in-house apps for iPad,” Cook said on Monday.

Healthcare leader Sanofi has over 25,000 iPads and over 450 in-house apps for sales teams and corporate employees to get their products and information into the hands of doctors and other healthcare providers.

Premium iWare designer group Soft iCA has deployed over 10,000 iPads to improve our customers’ experience to size, fit and overall look of iWare in a retail environment.

Since the announcement of the partnership with IBM hundreds of corporations around the world have expressed interest in MobileFirst solutions.

Apple and IBM are working with over 50 of them to become foundational client for MobileFirst solutions in their industries.

iPad continues to lead the U.S. education tablet market with 90 percent share based on the latest data from IDC.

In the September quarter the St. Paul public school in Minnesota purchased over 22,000 iPad Airs and over 5,000 iPad Minis in the first race of the district’s personalized learning through technology plan that will ultimately equip every student with an iPad.

Baburajan K
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