Marie Wieck Leads IBM as It Ups Wireless Design Capability with Apple Deal

IBM VP Marie Wieck described the IBM mobile first initiative to achieve 100 industry-specific apps for iOS, iOS optimized platform with advanced APIs, and an end-to-end lifecycle management capability for iOS apps.  Apple and IBM have forged a global partnership to transform enterprise mobility.

The hope is that with Apple mobile designs, that IBM will become more modern.

  • The companies are working together to further their enterprise mobility initiatives by bringing IBM's cloud computing, big data and analytics capabilities to Apple's iPhone and iPad devices.
  • IBM industry-specific apps and solutions for iOS devices, optimize cloud services for the iOS platform and help with marketing Apple devices to enterprises.
  • Apple increases its presence in the enterprise space.
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)  deal with IBM (NYSE:IBM) makes enterprise mobility more cogent as it brings IBM's cloud computing, big data and analytics capabilities to Apple iPhone and iPad devices.   IBM will help with marketing Apple devices to enterprises. The availability of IBM's apps and solutions on iOS could give corporations a more significant incentive to deploy Apple devices. The Apple tablet and iPhone devices are anticipated to be used in supply chain and management applications. • Procurement •Asset Management