Apple Macs Moving into Mainstream Business
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In the last few years, Apple has seen a huge increase in the business presence of the Mac, outside of the traditional “Oh, our designers use Macs.” How well does Apple and the Mac really play in business, and at what level, (SOHO/SMB/Big Enterprise)
- Does the Mac work well for IT uses? Can you really run a network from or with a Mac as an IT person?
- We’ve all heard the hype, both good and bad, but what’s the reality of a Mac? Is it more or less secure than Windows XP or Vista?
- Can you actually have people on both working together without more pain than it’s worth?
- Macs in a Web 2.0 World. How well does the Mac play with Facebook/MySpace/Amazon S3 et al
John C. Welch
Writer and Analyst
The Zimmerman Agency
John C. Welch – A biography
John Welch is the Sr. Systems Engineer for The Zimmerman Agency, and has been an IT professional, specializing in the integration of Macs into networks for over 15 years. He is also a regular contributor to Macworld.com, a regular speaker on Mac IT issues at Macworld Conference & Expo since 1999, and the mind behind http://www.bynkii.com/
The Zimmerman Agency — A Tallahassee-based branding, advertising, public relations and interactive firm — has total billings exceeding $175 million annually and employs more than 136 full-time professionals. A sampling of the agency portfolio includes The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, Costa del Mar Sunglasses, Yachts of Seabourn, Sanderson Farms Chicken, Tobacco Free Florida, Club Med, Aflac and the British Virgin Islands.