Why move to Apple
What are the real saving to be made when moving to Mac?
As Apple devices have become popular with consumers over the last ten years, enterprises are starting to realise the benefits to be gained by deploying more Macs. To help you work out what the real savings are we have summarised everything you need to know here.
Whether you use a PC or Mac base services cost the same; power, licences for Office (as most users are familiar with it), binding to your directory (probably MS Active Directory) and software distribution.
Mac hardware is more expensive than the average PC, but when you consider what you need to add to a PC - Windows 10 Pro, antivirus software, deployment imaging, just to match the Mac out of the box, the Mac comes out cheaper
Management systems are essential in any environment. Mac + Jamf provides everything you need, while Windows needs SCCM + Intune to be fully manageable.
Help & Support
The gap between Windows and Mac devices is already significant at this point, but its important to consider ongoing support cost. IBM talked about how much less support their Mac users needed vs. their Windows users. Less support time means fewer resources ties up