Dell claims iPad can’t handle business

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“Apple is great if you’ve got a lot of money and live on an island. It’s not so great if you have to exist in a diverse, open, connected enterprise; simple things become quite complex.”
Andy Lark

He fails to mention the iPad is cheaper than the Motorola XOOM and comparable in price to the Samsung Galaxy Tab, two of the iPads major competitors.

Sure the “closed” environment may make things challenging at times for companies trying to use the iPad, but maybe, just maybe, it’s worth the effort for a better product. GE wasn’t willing to wait for all the promised “open” tablet devices that are going to blow the iPad out of the water.

“We’ve taken a very considered approach to tablets, given that the vast majority of our business isn’t in the consumer space…”
Andy Lark

Read: We can promise the world because we don’t yet have a product on the market.

“…Our strategy is multi-OS.” “We will do Windows 7 coupled with Android Honeycomb, and we’re really excited. We think that giving people that choice is very important.”
Andy Lark