Effect on Schools Uncertain In Apple-I.B.M. Joint Deal

West, Peter
July 1991
Education Week;7/31/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 40, p20
The article reports on the impact of an agreement between Apple Computer Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. on schools in the U.S. The deal between the two computer firms aims to form a new generation of software that would operate on computers manufactured by both firms. Schools are showing concern over changes occurring in the education market due to the agreement. Many schools in the U.S. are going for making large-scale investments in Macintosh computers. The deal has prompted other computer firms that do not focus on the education market to reach similar agreements.


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