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Here is the new linkto this article. http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2012/08/buildin-flexible-byod -program 3. Mac vs. PC (2) Single platform support and computing is over unless you stick your head in= the sand. OS, Android, OSX, Windows, Linux ... and who kows what else is= coming and IT will have to provide the support and services for those devi= ces. Yor organization needs to understand that making sure you staff can s= upport these devices has to be a priority. Most of Bowdin student Mac user= s also have Windows on their laptops. We have about 95 or our entering cla= ss buying Macs but also using Windows. Most of them also have an iPhone or = some other mobile device they need to use on our network. This article tlks about this issue. On 8/18/12 12:00 AM, "CIO automatic digest system" wrote: >Tere are 5 messages totalling 1947 lines in this issue. > >Topics of the day: > > 1. Mac vs. PC (4) > 2. Response: Improving Efficiency, NDA, PC s Mac > >********** >Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent >Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/. > > >---------------------------------------------------------------------- > >Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 08:01:03 -0400 >From: Jonathan Enos >Subject: Re: Mac vs. PC > >--0016e6d975fa3dc14c04c774eb4c >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252 >Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable > >Our faculty technology committee, which revisits the issue every year, has >"strongly recommended" the Macintosh to incoming first year students since >the mid 1980s. As a result 80% ofour students have a Mac. While we have >some departments tha are PC based, overall our staff is about 90% Mac. >We >support both platforms and our labs are set up as dual-boot Macs. > >Jon > >---------- >Jonathan Enos, Ed.D. >Associae Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information >Officer >Franklin & Marshall College >PO Box 3003 Lancaser, PA 17604-3003 >http://www.fandm.edu jon.enos@fandm.edu (71) 291-4161 >Board Chair, Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges >http://www.liberlarts.org >ITS Staff will NEVER ask you for your password by e-mail. Never e-mail >your NetID or password to ANYONE. > > >

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I believe the full url is: http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2012/08/building-flexible-b... Brent ________________________________________ From: The EDUCAUSE CIO Constituent Group Listserv [CIO@LISTSERV.EDUCAUSE.EDU] on behalf of Mitchel Davis [mwdavis@BOWDOIN.EDU] Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:38 AM To: CIO@LISTSERV.EDUCAUSE.EDU Subject: [CIO] Mac vs. PC and BYOD Here is the new linkto this article. http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2012/08/buildin-flexible-byod -program 3. Mac vs. PC (2) Single platform support and computing is over unless you stick your head in= the sand. OS, Android, OSX, Windows, Linux ... and who kows what else is= coming and IT will have to provide the support and services for those devi= ces. Yor organization needs to understand that making sure you staff can s= upport these devices has to be a priority. Most of Bowdin student Mac user= s also have Windows on their laptops. We have about 95 or our entering cla= ss buying Macs but also using Windows. Most of them also have an iPhone or = some other mobile device they need to use on our network. This article tlks about this issue. On 8/18/12 12:00 AM, "CIO automatic digest system" wrote: >Tere are 5 messages totalling 1947 lines in this issue. > >Topics of the day: > > 1. Mac vs. PC (4) > 2. Response: Improving Efficiency, NDA, PC s Mac > >********** >Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent >Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/. > > >---------------------------------------------------------------------- > >Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 08:01:03 -0400 >From: Jonathan Enos >Subject: Re: Mac vs. PC > >--0016e6d975fa3dc14c04c774eb4c >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252 >Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable > >Our faculty technology committee, which revisits the issue every year, has >"strongly recommended" the Macintosh to incoming first year students since >the mid 1980s. As a result 80% ofour students have a Mac. While we have >some departments tha are PC based, overall our staff is about 90% Mac. >We >support both platforms and our labs are set up as dual-boot Macs. > >Jon > >---------- >Jonathan Enos, Ed.D. >Associae Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information >Officer >Franklin & Marshall College >PO Box 3003 Lancaser, PA 17604-3003 >http://www.fandm.edu jon.enos@fandm.edu (71) 291-4161 >Board Chair, Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges >http://www.liberlarts.org >ITS Staff will NEVER ask you for your password by e-mail. Never e-mail >your NetID or password to ANYONE. > > >