What you need to know
- Jamf says it has helped deploy 1 million M1 Macs.
- The company says it is seeing "tremendous momentum" for Apple's M1 family of chips.
- Apple has now released three immensely powerful Apple silicon chips.
Apple enterprise company Jamf says that it has now helped customers to deploy 1 million Apple silicon Macs using the M1 chip since their release.
This year it unleashed the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips in the new MacBook Pro (2021). Jamf CEO Dean Hager says the company has seen "tremendous momentum for Macs with M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max in the market, highlighting Apple's focus on computing power, efficiency and simplifying the customer transition to Apple Silicon on the Mac." Apple VP of Enterprise and Education Marketing, Susan Prescott, said: "It's been incredible to see the enthusiasm and momentum for the Mac lineup powered by the M1 family of chips among innovative businesses, prestigious learning institutions, and beyond."
Many business teams, including software engineers, have gone public about transferring to Apple's newest MacBook Pro lineup to save time building software. From November:
Uber and Reddit are among the other high-profile companies that have made the switch. Jamf says that some 74% of all its customers have deployed at least one M1 Mac, with the most popular model being the MacBook Air.
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