IT Management Slideshow: 10 Reasons for CIOs to Like Apple's MacBook Air
By Don Reisinger | Posted 07-25-2011
On July 20, Apple released new versions of its MacBook Air. The computer, which is designed to be the ultra-mobile alternative to its current slate of notebooks, led by the uber-powerful MacBook Pro, comes with a host of features that consumers would love to have. But for enterprise users, the MacBook Air's appeal isn't so apparent. CIOs are admittedly suspect of deploying Macs to their employees, but as recent Apple sales have shown, a growing number of companies are warming to the idea. The device is powerful, sleek, and quite mobile. And even the most anti-Apple CIO should be able to find at least something to like in it. Granted, it's not the perfect corporate device, but here are 10 reasons why it could work in your organization.
10 Reasons for CIOs to Like Apple's MacBook Air
MobilityMobility is the name of the game when it comes to the MacBook Air. The computer is just 0.11-inches thick at its slimmest point, and tops out at 0.68 inches. Even better, it weighs less than three pounds. If you're looking for the ultimate mobile device for your employees, the MacBook Air is a safe bet.