If Apple's tablet is so great for business, what's holding up the big deployments?
Medtronic bought 4,500 iPads for its sales and marketing teams. Boston Scientific bought 2,000. SAP bought 1,000.
Okay. But where are the rest of the four- and five-figure deployments?
According to Apple (AAPL) COO Tim Cook, 65% of Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying iPads. But from the reports we've seen so far -- including the seven MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 9, 2010 10:23 AM ET
Big, expensive, custom software from blue-chip software and consulting companies has been a rule of thumb for giant corporations for decades now. Is it possible a new breed of cloud-oriented startups can change all that?
Anyone who's had to sort through a clunky "reply all" email chain at work or tried to post a document to the intranet knows that there's got to be a better way. In fact, they probably MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 1, 2010 10:46 AM ET
Reflecting a strong 2008 in which its sales -- if not its stock price -- jumped sharply, Apple (AAPL) this week made its first appearance in the top 100 of the Fortune 500 since Steve Jobs' return.
Apple became a Fortune 500 company in 1983, but it fell off Fortune magazine's list of America's 500 largest companies (ranked by revenue) in 1995, while Jobs was running NeXT.
Apple climbed back onto the list MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 20, 2009 11:14 AM ET
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