So far, two fairly bright iPad where units are marketed sold out in no time. But in the eyes of an official with the Dell computer vendors, does not mean that Apple's latest tablet PC will be successful in all segments. Especially in the business sector, he stated iPad 2 will reap failure.
The opinion was delivered by Andy Lark, Global Head of Marketing for Large Enterprises & Public Organisations Dell. HOT NEWS Excerpted from the Inquirer, Thursday (3/31/2011), he admitted iPad tablet has opened up markets but will be defeated Android.
"Apple did something good, but their challenge is Android running faster. Apple is good if you have a lot of money, but not if you have to exist in the enterprise that is open and diverse," Lark said during a visit to Australia.
Lark predict in the long term, open and affordable platform will win, instead of closed, proprietary and expensive. He stated that the iPad countless expensive if purchased in packages, for example along with the keyboard and case. Though there are cheaper alternatives.
Indeed, the price iPad 2 is quite affordable, from USD 499. Even the price is cheaper than most competitors. But indeed the specifications may be lost. Is iPad 2 would then fail in the enterprise sector, according to predictions Lark, still need to be awaited.