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Apple M1 chip could reportedly save businesses millions

July 27, 2021

Via: Techradar

Apple’s custom M1 chip could save businesses millions of dollars in comparison to traditional PCs, despite the larger initial expenditure, new analysis suggests.

As per a report from analyst house Forrester (albeit commissioned by Apple), businesses could save $843 for each M1 Mac over the course of its life. This figure factors in the cost of hardware, software and maintenance, as well as more abstract items like security risk and employee engagement.

Based on interviews with large-scale businesses that use M1 Macs, the report asserts that companies could save $12.4 million over three years in IT support costs alone, because zero-touch deployment and mobile device management is made simple on macOS.

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