“Pablo Molina, CIO at the Georgetown University Law Center, says there’s been a dramatic move away from PCs among the campus’ 3,500 students – and back to Macs,” Robert L. Mitchell blogs for Computerworld.
“There’s been a rebirth of using Apple technology on campus. Three years ago it was one percent. Now more than 25% of the students are arriving with Apple laptops. So we’re eagerly embracing Apple technologies as something that people find much more intuitive and [they’re] not necessarily more difficult to support.”
Mitchell writes, “Georgetown is just one data point. Are other campuses are seeing a similar surge in Mac usage?”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bob” for the heads up.]
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