“Apple’s about to have a new big enterprise shop to add to its evangelism of the value of switching from Windows — no less than the 4000-odd employees of Salesforce.com,” Alex Curylo, iPhone Programmer, reports on his blog, “Under The Bridge.”
Curylo’s “proverbial Impeccable Source™” tells him:
Salesforce.com is giving Macs to all employees. Yup, all 4000 of us; we are going to be one of the largest enterprise software Mac shops around. As the leases come up for the Dells, IT is replacing with Macs.
And why, you ask, Security! The resources it takes to defend against all the stuff the baddies throw at a PC, it’s just cheaper/easier to pay a few bucks more for a Mac and not have any of those issues.
With the Google Apps integration, and moving to the Mac, we will be free of the clutches of the Redmond Beast!
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Rene_LA" for the heads up.]
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