IBM To Offer iPads On Lease

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What: “…IBM… this week launched a program under which corporate customers can lease the Apple iPad or tablets from any other manufacturer directly from Big Blue.”

Why: “It can be cheaper for enterprises to lease tablets than to purchase them directly, once all costs, including imaging and deployment, are considered, according to Elmasry.”

How: “IBM’s financing arm will lease tablets, which can cost $600 or more each, for about $20 per month, per device, and arrange imaging, security, and deployment services through IBM Global Services. “We can bundle it in as a total cost solution,” said Elmasry.”

Full article on Information Week here.

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