“International Business Machines Corp’s IBM MobileFirst for iOS and cloud-based solutions continues to win airline customers,” Zacks Equity Research writes. “Recently, IBM collaborated with Japan Airlines (JAL) to jointly develop an improved aircraft maintenance solution based on its MobileFirst for iOS platform.”

“By using IBM MobileFirst on Apple’s AAPL iPad Pro and iPhone aircraft engineers can easily access tools and processes that speed up aircraft maintenance process,” Zacks writes. “Recently, Finland’s largest airline Finnair entered into an agreement with the company to use Mobile at Scale for iOS, which allows clients to deploy multiple iOS apps over a multi-year period.”

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MacDailyNews Take: The state of iOS in the enterprise is very strong and macOS is gathering strength.

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Apple Inc., the enterprise IT company – December 15, 2015
IBM: Every Mac we buy is making and saving us money – October 28, 2015
Now we know why IT support hates Macs (hint: Windows PCs = job security) – October 19, 2015
IBM: Corporate Mac users need less IT support than those stuck on Windows – October 18, 2015
Just 5% of Mac users at IBM need help desk support vs. 40% of Windows PC sufferers – October 15, 2015