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Mac in the enterprise

Data protection architecture addresses major risks of Mac in the enterprise

Acronis has announced a backup and data protection reference architecture to enable the seamless and secure integration of data from the Apple Mac in the enterprise.

Australia's St Columba Anglican School deploys virtualized learning environment

St Columba Anglican School (SCAS) has become one of the first schools in Australia to deploy Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition.  With the deployment, the school aims to enable and strengthen its Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) policy.

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Australia's St Columba Anglican School deploys virtualized learning environment

St Columba Anglican School (SCAS) has become one of the first schools in Australia to deploy Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition.  With the deployment, the school aims to enable and strengthen its Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) policy.

BYOD boosts Macs vs. PCs

The emergence of BYOD policies and virtual desktop platforms, plus new integration and management tools, have removed the final barriers to widespread Mac adoption in the enterprise.

And while Macs still cost more than PCs, IT shops are looking at the bigger ROI picture and figuring that improvements in employee productivity, reduced help desk costs and better inherent security can offset the higher sticker price.

The Mac attack

Over the years, Apple has earned a less-than-stellar reputation among purchasers of enterprise desktops. Macs were seen as overpriced to begin with. And Apple didn't offer huge discounts for bulk purchases, like the PC makers.