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Why A Mac Is The Best Choice For Your Business.

December 18, 2017 by  
Filed under Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

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(ThySistas.comOne thing that you have to get right to be successful in the business world is the digital side of things. All of this starts with picking the right equipment and operating system, the choices being between a PC and Mac. While most people know a lot of the advantage of a using a PC, they may not have the information they need to make an informed decision about Mac. Luckily, that is where the following article can come in handy, so read on to find out all you need to know about using a Mac for your businesses success.

Better security

Good digital security is vital for a successful business, especially if you’re storing customer data or payment information as this is now protected by law. Luckily, one of the most significant advantages to buying a Mac over a PC is the security that comes as standard. For one there are fewer viruses and malware out there that are a threat to a system running OS X. Also included as standard in iMacs is software such as Gatekeeper. A program that prevents unknown software being run without prior approval.

However, that doesn’t mean that it’s not worth taking security measure if you are using a Mac. After all, you can never be too careful, so ensure that you use antivirus software and make sure you take note of Mac’s security messages when you are using the internet. The reason for this being that it can help you from visiting a site that is recording your information to be used later for nefarious purposes.

More reliable

On the whole, Macs are believed to be much more reliable than a standard PC. This means they are a good choice for your business because you will waste less time dealing with connectivity, start up and data loss issues. All things that can slow productivity at best, and at worst, be devastating to your business.

That’s not to say that these issues never affect t a Mac though. Luckily, if they do there are actions you can take to deal with them.  These include using apps like NetSpot to reconnect with your wireless network and check that it’s functioning properly, as well as using the simple instructions available online to deal with any startup issues you may come across.

Of course, data loss if a little more difficult to deal with, but there are both apps and professional companies that make their mission to recover lost items and restore them to your current Machine.

User friendly

Another important advantage of picking a Mac over a PC for your business is the level of usability. Apple products are well known for their attractive and instinctive user interfaces. Interfaces that incorporate gestures and shortcuts into their operating system that can help work flow more effectively.

Also, you can easily download apps that can be customized to your setting and choice. Something that can enable you to make your Mac a truly personalized system, optimized for the exact tasks that you need to carry out for your business. Rather than having to work with the one size fits all mentality that is so often associated with PC’s  

Staff Writer; Lisa Poole

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