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Nearly 80 percent of businesses have Macs in-house, nearly double the number that said they had users running Mac OS X two years ago, a research firm said Thursday.

"Then we were talking about onesies and twosies," said Laura DiDio, a Yankee Group research fellow who conducted a survey of over 700 senior IT administrators and C-level executives. "Now the number of actual users is very significant. A number of the businesses said that they had 50 or 100 or even several thousand Macs deployed."
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post #2 of 91
This is one thing I will never understand.
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Yeah... Can we see a list of the businesses that they gathered this from?
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I seriously doubt this because I work with people who do IT and assistance for various businesses. None of their clients have Macs... defense contractors and medium to large local companies.
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I don't doubt this at all. Still, it's fairly obvious that PCs are far more prevalent in business.

Even if 80% businesses have at least some MACs, how many have no PCs?
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80% of buinesses? So does that include Joe Bloggs who imports socks and lists them on eBay via his Mac?
    
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If they get special discounts, I don't see why they wouldn't use macs
    
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I'm a bit curious on how they formed this survay....


Don't get me wrong, I am not saying that it isn't possible, just a bit confused as to why over 90% of computers are PC's then

(^last time i checked, at least..)
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Wow of all the businesses I've worked/temped for I've still yet to see Macs being used for work.

Of the 600+ machines at the hospital one is a Mac the rest are all Dell Optiplex's. The Doctor who has the Mac only uses it for his iTunes and his Photos.

I very seriously doubt the accuracy of that number "80 of all businesses"
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