I don't know whether to be cautiously excited or underwhelmed… when I go to IBM's web site all I see (aside from all the icons with broken image links) is a mountain of ambiguspeak about collaboration and cloud and data analysis and other buzzwords that don't mean anything on their own. What kind of workers will be using iPads? What will they be doing with them? Is every workplace a custom project? What about industries using very specific software that runs on Windows? Is this intended to displace Windows terminals and servers?
There's not enough information for a sub-average Joe like me to assess what it means.
Work at becoming average, then you may understand.
"If the young are not initiated into the village, they will burn it down just to feel its warmth." - African proverb