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Using Apple Products in a Windows Business Network

By Nextrio on July 03rd, 2013 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmailby feather

When you are investing in technology for your business, you want to make sure that you purchase products that promote productivity and are easy to integrate into your existing network. Some business owners wonder if they should be using Apple or Microsoft products. Here’s a look at using Apple products in a Windows business network:

Advantages of Apple Products

Apple offers an extensive range of products, from computers such as MacBooks and iMacs to tablets and handheld devices such as iPhones and iPads. These products are user friendly and offer a broad range of apps. Apple products are also equipped with great software and hardware for graphic design and other visually based computing tasks. If your business is focused extensively on visual processing and design, you might want to consider investing in Apple products.

Integrating Apple Products and Windows

Many businesses rely extensively on Microsoft Office applications. These applications are most effectively used when running the Windows operating system. Some computers can be equipped to run both Windows and Mac OS, but this requires a large amount of memory and data processing ability. If your business is already running Windows, and you are thinking about purchasing Apple products, you should carefully consider your computing needs. To achieve the best possible network integration, all of your computers should run on one operating system. Since Microsoft offers the best database software and IT support, many small, medium, and large sized businesses will benefit from running their computers on Windows.

At Nextrio, we can provide your business with a full range of computer and IT support services. If you are considering purchasing new computers or technology for your business, our experts can help you with your decision. To learn more about the computing services we provide to Tucson and the Southern Arizona area, call us at (520) 545-7100.