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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Bernard Herscovich of BelAir Networks think?

We heard from Bernard Herscovich, President and CEO at BelAir Networks had the following to say. The firm’s wireless networking equipment is deployed by the world’s leading service providers including cable operators, mobile carriers, telecom service providers and hospitality service provider. “The launch of the iPad 2 will undoubtedly drive increased data traffic. Data growth […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Owen Coles of F5 Networks think?

Here’s what Owen Coles, Technical Director of F5 Networks had to say. F5 Networks provides strategic points of control throughout the IT infrastructure, enabling organizations to scale, adapt, and align with changing business demands and drive business forward on a solid foundation of IT agility. One of the most exciting features of the iPad 2 […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does David Erasmus of Cubate Limited think?

David Erasmus, CEO of Cubate Limited had the following to say. Keep an eye out for them, they’ve got an exciting new project just about to launch! We’re going to find out more about it. I queued up at 6am like a proper Apple fan boy to get my first iPad. I was excited about […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Zubair Salim of Picsel UK think?

Zubair Salim, Marketing Director of Picsel, a cross-platform app developer had the following to say: The iPad 2 is clearly an evolution, not a revolution. The market that Apple started in 2010 is now crowded with plenty of would-be competitors, hungry to steal their share of the market. Nevertheless, the iPad’s very strong hardware and […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does David Eads of Kony Solutions think?

Here are some thoughts from David Eads, head of product marketing for Kony Solutions, mobile application specialist and Write Once, Run Everywhere platform provider. “The iPad 2 is obviously raising the bar for the tablet space. Now that Apple has added another set of features and functionality to benefit consumers, other vendors will work to […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Simon Morris of Click Software think?

We asked Simon Morris, VP Global Marketing, of ClickSoftware, the leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions, his thoughts. “For business users with representatives that work in the field, the camera on the iPad 2 offers a new dimension that could bring significant business benefit. For instance in an emergency situation a gas […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Andrew Bud of Mobile Entertainment Forum think?

We asked Andrew Bud, Global Chair of Mobile Entertainment Forum for his thoughts. Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) is the global trade association of the mobile media industry, working on behalf of its diverse membership to drive mobile entertainment adoption, shape regulation and deliver competitive advantage to its members. “The launch of the iPad 2 marks […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Mervyn Kelly of Ciena think?

Mervyn Kelly, EMEA marketing director of Ciena comments on how the preponderance of tablet devices will mean that operators will need to rethink their network strategies to support greater bandwidth growth. “With 2011 set to be the year of tablets, the launch of the iPad II marks the start of the high season for this […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Matt Key of Cable&Wireless Worldwide think?

In light of the iPad2 launch and especially its video calling capabilities, Cable&Wireless Worldwide expects that this will trigger more interest around video conferencing. Matt Key, Managing Director, Enterprise at Cable&Wireless Worldwide predicts that growing consumer demand for video calling will help increase interest from businesses, but in order to deliver on the potential of […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Mark Heraghty of Virgin Media Business think?

Covering the business angle of the launch, Mark Heraghty of Virgin Media Business had this to say: “With the launch of the iPad 2, the boundaries between what is a ‘work’ gadget and what isn’t have blurred even further. With the consumerisation of IT, there are two key concerns for business. Firstly, that this is […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Greg Taylor of TigerSpike think?

Greg Taylor, design director at personal media company, TigerSpike comments on what the launch means for consumers, businesses, brands and publishers: For consumers: “This leap forward in terms of device portability and software advancement essentially offers consumers more for less. The utility aspect of the iPad has increased tenfold, with web browsing becoming faster, games […]

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iPad 2 Reactions: What does Steve Dobson of Answer think?

We asked Steve Dobson, Head of Design and Innovation at mobile technology strategists, Answer. Over the last 20 years Steve has been involved in the design of systems and software for applications including medical, military and commercial – he has seen plenty of technology ‘development’. Bringing his experience in media, mobile and internet technology gained […]