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This is why IBM is buying more MacBooks than Windows PCs in its Offices.

Many employees would most likely find a Windows PC instead of a more expensive MacBook in their offices. People who wonder why this is fast becoming a norm often get this feedback: Macs are more expensive, Macs are harder to manage and more challenging to control.
However, IBM has changed that perception. The company, which has over 400,000 employees and 130,000 external contractors now has over 90,000 employees using Macs, up from 30,000 in 2015 and is adding 1,900 new MacBooks every week.
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Why?
According to IBM VP Fletcher Previn:
“Every Mac that we buy is making and saving IBM money.”
At this point, I tried to decipher his statement given that a MacBook is far more expensive than a regular Windows PC, but Previn was referring to the support system — Apparently, IBM saves $270 per Mac in support costs, over support for Windows-based computers.
Also,
“We have to go out and manage the Mac environment 104 fewer times a year than PCs, ”Previn said.
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Apart from that, moving to Mac has also had a significant impact on employee engagement at IBM, which climbed 10 percent year-on-year, with an employee survey attributing this freshened up the enthusiasm to IBM’s provision of “better tools for IT.” The company reports a hugely impressive “91 percent user satisfaction” from its Mac users. (Source ComputerWorld).
By the way, IBM isn’t the only global company championing the move to Macs; Cisco claims Apple delivers the “world’s most innovative mobile tech,” while Deloitte recently claimed Apple products are “essential to the modern workforce.”
If given a choice to pick as an employee, which would you choose?
 

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15 comments on “This is why IBM is buying more MacBooks than Windows PCs in its Offices.

  1. Who rule the business world = MACBOOK ?????

  2. Laide says:

    I just converted to a mac this year and I must say that the experience you get using one is far better than that of windows. Maybe I am this way cos I am new Convert but I don’t see myself going back to the windows life.

  3. kaybang says:

    All I read: Macbooks, apple, macbooks, apple, best ever since Noah’s flood, apple, MacBooks etc etc etc…
    ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

    1. Titi says:

      Hating on apple is dangerous for your health

      1. kaybang says:

        ???????
        Titi leave me alone

  4. Victor Molokwu says:

    Microsoft’s Surface Book i7 over MacBook Pro …
    When apple noticed that surface killed mac, they invested In some IBM endorsement.
    ?

  5. Pozaa says:

    Nice nice

  6. george jinn says:

    If given the choice,i would ask for the Surface Studio.Its so easy to hate the Redmond’s company and i kinda know why;they own the PC world.Window’s powered PC still is the best when it comes to pure computing and productivity.Call Ubuntu and the other Linux’ then add MacOS to that they(windows) keep going stronger.

  7. tee says:

    Never touched a macbook.. Would like to experience it one of these days tho…

  8. pWilliams says:

    now I know why Mac cost more??

  9. VECTÖR says:

    battle of the bling, i trust naija companies

  10. Alli Abiola says:

    I given the opportunity, I will prefer to have my hands on The Mac. Apple’s products have being hyped Gan. #itsallisay

  11. Gabriel says:

    I’ve always been a fan of Apple’s Mac laptops (but not their iPhones)
    it rarely crashes/needs antivirus. At least that’s what I’m aware of.
    plus great UI.
    Apart from the cost to acquire one, Mac systems are great for any computer needs.

  12. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    … WELL, IF GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY, I WILL CHOOSE WINDOWS RUNNING SYSTEM OVER MACS. ITS EASIER TO USE A GADGET WHEN ITS ADOPTED BY THE MAJORITY. ITS MORE EASIER TO GET SOFTWARES AND SPECS AREN’T LIMITED LIKE THAT OF APPLE. APPLE’S PRODUCTS ARE MORE OF HYPES THAN REALITY…

  13. Rotimi Popoola says:

    I still prefer microsoft surface pro than mac books…. everything about appl is security… nawa

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