Macs versus other computers in biosciences

smith at mcclb0.med.nyu.edu smith at mcclb0.med.nyu.edu
Sat Oct 9 09:17:45 EST 1993


In article <olam-071093152604 at 129.240.38.55>, olam at radium.uio.no (Ola Myklebost) writes:
> 
> But with PCs you have to spend 5-10 fold more time for support per user...
> 
> And (at least here) we have to spend much more on network software etc for
> a PC (at least to get windows versions)...

This is our view.  We will nolonger support PCs here.  We just do not have 
the DAYS it sometimes takes to set up PCs, particularly in our complex 
networked environment.  Setting up IP/TCP + mail on a Mac takes 30-45mins.  
Then you walk away adn the user is all set.

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