“Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems’ Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers,” Michael Liedtke reports for The Associated Press.

“The alliance announced Monday calls for Cisco to ensure that corporate Internet connections relying on its gear deliver content quickly and securely to iPhones and iPads. Cisco will also help Apple develop ways for iPhones to interact more smoothly with workers’ office phones,” Liedtke reports. “This is the second time in two years that Apple has teamed up with a major technology company that focuses on business customers. Apple joined forces with IBM Corp. 13 months ago to build and sell business applications for the iPhone and iPad.”

“Apple Inc. is hoping to spur more sales of the iPad by making the tablet more useful for businesses,” Liedtke reports. “The Cupertino, California, company also wants to expand the appeal of the iPhone, its biggest moneymaker.”

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MacDailyNews Take: May Apple+Cisco bear much fruit!

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