- Preparing tablets to work in a school’s existing infrastructure can cost more than $1,400 2,3 on average.
- These costs include time spent on tasks such as device management, password setting and resetting, enterprise domain and access configuration and policy development.
- Fifty-seven percent of education IT decision makers using tablets say there are applications currently used on their desktops and laptops that cannot be currently accessed on their tablets; 46 percent say some can only be used with limited functionality.
- Additionally, 41 percent say they have to purchase applications to mirror desktop and laptop functionality.
- And 31 percent say they require additional software or tools to manage tablets.
- Fifty-nine percent of school system IT decision makers and administrators say choosing devices that integrate with their existing IT infrastructure and that can be managed by existing tools is the best way to minimize total cost of ownership for tablets.
- Requires 52 percent less time to manage.
- Is 99 percent faster for software updates, saving approximately 197 hours with automated updates.
- Saves IT time, doubling the number of devices a single IT staff member can manage.
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