Apple iPhone 4.0 brings improvements for business users

Yesterday's Apple iPhone 4.0 announcement includes good news for business users with smartphone features that were previously lacking. Here's a look at the highlights.

Apple's announcement of the 4.0 upgrade for the iPhone, didn't necessarily break any new ground for smartphones, but the new features will make it more competitive for use in the enterprise with capabilities for data protection, multiple Exchange accounts, SSL VPN support, wireless app distribution, and mobile device management.

In the videos below, Steve Jobs showcases:


And Folders:

And Mailbox features

For more on the iPhone 4.0 announcement see gadgeteer Shawn Morton's post, "Apple iPhone OS 4.0: A look at the seven tentpole apps" in TechRepublic's Smartphones blog. Photo Gallery: iPhone OS 4.0 features (photos)

By Selena Frye

Selena has been at TechRepublic since 2002. She is currently a Senior Editor with a background in technical writing, editing, and research. She edits Data Center, Linux and Open Source, Apple in the Enterprise, The Enterprise Cloud, Web Designer, and...