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Apple, Cisco Partner to Lead as the Platform of Choice in the Enterprise Market

By CIOReview | Tuesday, September 22, 2015

CUPERTINO, CA: Apple and Cisco come together for optimizing Cisco networks for iOS devices and apps, integrating iPhone with Cisco enterprise environments and for providing unique collaboration on iPhone and iPad through a fast lane.

"iPhone and iPad have become essential tools for the modern workforce and are changing the way work gets done. Together with Cisco, we believe we can give businesses the tools to maximize the potential of iOS and help employees become even more productive using the devices they already love," comments Tim Cook, Apple's CEO.

Apple with the aid of Cisco voice and video environments is all set to extend its business collaboration tool. The company aims to provide employees with a seamless experience between iPhone and their desk phone. Whereas Cisco, with the support of Apple will deliver services specially optimized for iOS across mobile, cloud, and premises-based collaboration tools such as Cisco Spark, Cisco Telepresence and Cisco WebEx in order to extend seamless team collaboration and revamp meeting experiences.

"Ninety-five percent of companies in the Fortune 500 count on Cisco Collaboration and Cisco networks to help their teams be more productive. Through this engineering and go-to-market partnership, we're offering our joint customers the ability to seamlessly extend that awesome Cisco environment to their favorite iOS devices. Together, we're going to help teams achieve higher levels of productivity and effectiveness," explains Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers.