Will Macs Make It in the Enterprise?
It’s always been an obvious, if unstated, mini-strategy of sorts for Apple: Increase business reliance on its wildly popular mobile platforms and then watch sales of Macs and MacBooks jump in the enterprise. How else to explain the company’s continued support for a device that has long held only the smallest slice of market share against the near ubiquitous Windows/x86 platform?
But signs are emerging that this scheme is actually working. Gartner has reported that Macs are, in fact, gaining ground in the enterprise, even though penetration hovers at only 5 percent or so. Macs enable enterprises to create a more unified infrastructure around the company’s mobile devices, and the fact that lifecycle cost comparisons with many top PC platforms are closer than ever has apparently caused a number of CIOs to begin supporting Macs in the office.
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Will Macs Make It in the Enterprise?- Arthur Cole – ITBusinessedge.com