The first of Apple and IBM’s new suite of business-focused apps are now available

The first of Apple and IBM’s new suite of business-focused apps are now available

Apple and IBM today announced the launch of the first round of IBM MobileFirst apps for enterprise iOS users.

The apps are available exclusively for iPhone and iPad and offer the sorts of key features businesses demand, like additional layers of security, embedded analytics and other core enterprise processes. The apps can also be managed and deployed via IBM’s cloud services.

The first round of apps cover a range of sectors, including travel and transportation, banking and financial markets, insurance, retail, telecom and government. Apple added that new apps are continuously in development, too.

Clearly, by working with an established enterprise player like IBM, Apple is hoping to bolster its business credentials and lure in more customers for its hardware by providing essential enterprise features on tap.

For a full run-down of the new apps, check out the source link below.

 Apple and IBM Deliver First Wave of IBM MobileFirst for iOS Apps [Apple]

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