152 Million Personal Computers were used in offices in 1995.
SINGLE DEVICE PER EMPLOYEE
MSDOS, Microsoft Windows 95, Linux, Apple
Windows was the main OS IT departments needed to support back in 1990 as its market share was above 95%
25 million copies of Microsoft Windows shipped in 1993
Dominance of Personal Computers in office space and rise of PCs at home
10.5 million internet users in 1993
A Day In A Life Of An IT Manager
Back when an IT Manager sat behind his desk, listening to cassette tapes and programming in DOS, there were few complications - and those could be resolved with a quick walk around the office.
Today, things are very different. Not only can he play Call of Duty at his desk, but he can write iPhone apps and his IT estate can span the glove. He has to be a Superhero to manage it.
Although Absolute Manage means that he can fix most employee issues without leaving his seat.
BUT SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE
"Have you tried turning it off and on again?"
3 devices used by the average office worker each day.
MULTIPLE DEVICES PER EMPLOYEE
7.9 billion PCs tablets and smartphones are in use in 2012
Apple, Android, Microsof Whindows Xp, Windows 7, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Ubuntu
Today IT departments need to support a wide range of OS's, desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices.
620 million copies of Windows 7 shipped by 2012.
Rise of mobile devices with employees bringing their own devices (BYOD) to offices.
2.3 billion internet users predicted in 2012