I know, the first thing on everyone’s mind after reading the title is this – “So, who caved in first, accepted defeat and decided to partner instead?
Well, let me set that record straight. Both Apple and IBM are winners, huge successes and have spawned their own thriving ecosystems. But, are they competing for superiority in the same space? Not completely true – while IBM is every enterprise’s trusted go-to partner for all things enterprise computing; they can’t hold a candle to what Apple has pulled off in the consumer space. And vis-a vis, neither has Apple managed to make inroads with traditional enterprises. Both victors in their own rights, in their own spheres!