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Are Apple devices in higher ed all they’re cracked up to be?


New information points to ease of management, user preference as driving factors for higher Apple device adoption.

A new survey reveals that that Apple devices may just be easier to manage than other devices–and user preference seems to be a driving force behind higher adoption rates.

Jamf’s third annual global survey of IT professionals on Apple adoption rates covers enterprise, K-12 and higher education organizations.

Ninety-four percent of higher education organizations have iOS users and 80 percent use Macs.

A majority of higher-ed institutions saw an increase in various iOS adoptions over the preview year–87 percent reported an increase in both Mac adoption and iPad adoption.

(Next page: The key areas and tasks where higher-ed respondents said Apple devices outperform other devices)

Laura Ascione