“This week’s big enterprise story is Apple’s new partnership with Deloitte in which the companies are collaborating on new services that put iOS firmly inside the digital transformation of enterprise IT,” Jonny Evans writes for Computerworld. “I spoke with Mike Brinker, Global Digital Leader, Deloitte Digital, who talked a little more about the deal and the impact of this transformation on everyday life.”

Q: Why is Apple now such a great fit for enterprise?

“Apple’s products are essential to the modern workforce because of the combination of incredible hardware, software and services that leads to a great user experience. Because people love their Apple devices, they’re bringing them to work and that has led to incredible adoption of our devices in the workplace. iOS devices are in nearly every Fortune 500 and Global 500 company today. iOS is the most secure platform for business. The products are built with security in mind, and iOS represents a major leap forward in security for mobile devices. Every iOS device combines software, hardware, and services designed to work together for maximum security. Apple devices are also easier to deploy and manage within organizations.”

Much more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: The difference between being subjected to and forced to endure “Microsoft solutions” to being freed to use productive Apple hardware, software and services has to be indescribably delightful for workers who’ve experienced the frustration of the dark unproductive days gone by compared to the joy of using iPhones, MacBooks, and iPads today!

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