updated 02:40 pm EST, Fri January 9, 2004
Macs have less ROI
Noting that it has only has a fraction of the IT help per employee as other corporations, Apple yesterday revealed that about 75 percent of its online Internet services, including the iTunes Music Store, is , including the XServe and the Xserve RAID ("with a few Sun boxes mixed in"). According to CNET News.com, Apple said it hopes to have more than half of its data on Xserve RAIDs by the end of the fiscal year (supplemend with EMC and IBM storage). Apple said it used MS Office on the desktop as well as PeopleSoft 8 for customer relationship management and runs software from i2 for forecasting.