“The iPad has taken over the tablet business and the iPhone is among the top three biggest-selling smartphones worldwide, despite Google’s Android competition, but Apple has another platform that’s growing faster than any other and is at last seizing an unexpected place in enterprise markets, the Mac,” Jonny Evans reports for Computerworld.
Evans reports, “The Mac has become a viable choice for enterprise users, agrees premium reseller, Square Group chief, Darren King. ‘We see lots of interest from enterprise customers looking to use Apple under employee choice schemes, as part of change management (to enhance the employee IT experience). They use iPads as external sales people aids, iPhones for mobile mail/custom apps. This is one of our focus areas at Square and one in which we see lots of growth potential.'”
Evans reports, “When it comes to the Mac, Apple has enjoyed 20 consecutive quarters of higher than marketshare growth. Mac unit sales grew by 28 percent year-on-year in Q1 2011. The PC market contracted by 3 percent.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Carl H.” for the heads up.]