Apple @ Work: How The University of Kentucky reduced labor cost by 60% with Apple | Technology

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Apple recently published a case study on The University of Kentucky’s Apple deployment, and I believe that it’s worth highlighting. In it, we find “PC-guy” Bill Adams looking at how he crunched the numbers and saw a great return on investment with iPad and Mac for the Wildcats. I believe this trend is a major shift that is happening in IT right now as staffing and total cost of ownership become more important than raw hardware costs.

About Apple @ Work: Bradley Chambers managed an enterprise IT network from 2009 to 2021. Through his experience deploying and managing firewalls, switches, a mobile device management system, enterprise grade Wi-Fi, 100s of Macs, and 100s of iPads, Bradley will highlight ways in which Apple IT managers deploy Apple devices, build networks to support them, train users, stories from the trenches of IT management, and ways Apple could improve its products for IT departments.


As I said, Adams is/was a “PC-guy,” like many IT professionals. His mindset changed when he launched a study to take a holistic look at the total cost of ownership of the 30,000+ devices hitting the university’s network. After two years, Adams came to a conclusion that surprised him, but shouldn’t do anyone who is reading this article: The data showed that Apple is easier and cheaper to…

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