What you need to know
- Apple launched its Apple Business Essentials program for small businesses last week.
- The plan combines hardware, software, and services into one plan for business owners.
- The company is hosting a virtual event to help potential customers learn about the service.
If you've been wondering if Apple Business Essentials is for you, the company has a virtual event for you.
Last week, Apple rolled out Apple Business Essentials to small businesses in the United States. The plan combines "device management, 24/7 Apple support, and iCloud storage into flexible subscription plans." In order to help existing and potential customers learn about the new service, the company is hosting a virtual event.
The event will kick off on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (PDT).
The service already integrates with Azure Active Directory and Apple said that it plans to add Google Workspace later this spring. Customers are also able to add AppleCare+ to devices on the plan for an additional fee.
Apple Business Essentials plans start at $2.99 per month without AppleCare+. With AppleCare+, plans start at $9.99 per month. You can learn more about Apple Business Essentials on the company's website.
If you want to attend the event, you can register on Apple's website.
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