The new Mac OS X: What Apple has in store for business

As Mac sales grow, more find their way into businesses

With all the attention on the iPhone and iPad, you might have forgotten that Apple has a computer called the Mac. Today, Apple is previewing the new Mac OS X operating system, to be released in 2011, about two years after the release of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, a refinement of the previous version, Leopard. The company is also previewing new versions of some its Mac software, such as iLife.

Apple CFO Tim Cook today noted that Mac growth is 2.5 times as fast as that of the overall PC industry and that the Mac's sales have doubled over the last five years. IDC recently reported that Apple is now the No. 3 PC vendor in the U.S.

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InfoWorld.com will update this story as Apple reveals more details of the next Mac OS, likely to be called Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, particularly those of interest to businesses.

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