One of the threats to Microsoft’s Windows dominance is the idea that companies will increasingly give employees the option to buy Macs — especially now that more business software is web-based and will work just as well on a Mac as on a Windows PC.
Apple obviously hasn’t taken over the enterprise. But the enterprise is warming up to the Mac, according to a survey of IT managers conducted by research firm ITIC and Sunbelt Software.
Some 79% of respondents said their firms were likely to allow more users to deploy Macs as their enterprise desktops in 2010-2011, versus 19% who said they were not likely to allow more Macs.
Why did they say no? Click here to see those answers and more charts from this report.
82% say their firms will increase integration with consumer Apple products like the iPhone to allow users to access corporate mail
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