As with any business tech purchase, the answer to these questions depends on what the machine will be used for. So, I’m going to break down each machine by the job categories I believe it’s best suited for. If I was still working in SMB and enterprise IT, where I started my tech career, this is how I would deploy the M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini. Keep in mind, I’m assuming that my company already has the infrastructure in place to support Apple hardware and that the purchase follows our
, i.e. the endusers are either in the queue for a new machine as part of our computer upgrade cycle or we’re purchasing new machines to hold for near-term new hires.