Rachel King in Bloomberg:
Wells Fargo & Co. spent two years studying the iPhone before letting bankers use the device at work. Apple Inc.’s iPad, released in April, took just weeks to get cleared.
What? Apple in the Enterprise? Say it ain’t so, Joe. What’s happening?
Many companies initially chafed at letting employees use iPhones for business amid concerns that they may not keep corporate data secure. That resistance ebbed after Apple in 2008 released a version of iPhone software with beefed-up security and better support for corporate e-mail. Similarly, a growing number of companies have begun letting employees use Apple’s Macintosh computers in addition to, or in place of, Windows-based PCs.
Ballmer is fiddling while Rome is burning.