Apple company is now targeting the small businesses with the new subscription following the company success with its Apple one service for individuals and families. Apple one, the new Apple Business Essentials subscription, that includes the iCloud storage but the business oriented offering Swaps out the consumer services. Like Apple TV+, Apple Fitness+, Apple News+ and for the device management and on boarding services, as well as access to Apple support.
Apple business essentials plan covers all the Apple hardware that includes, iPhone, iPad and Mac and it includes the setup like: On boarding, backup, security, repairs and the updates. The company is positioning its Business Essentials service as an IT service for the small and mid size Businesses(SMBs).
Employees when sign in to their corporate or personally owned device, with their work credentials collections automatically pushes setting such as: VPN configurations and the WIFI passwords. In addition, the collections will install the new Apple business Essential App on each employee home screen. At there they can download corporate apps assigned to them such as the Cisco Webex or the Microsoft Word.
Business Essentials is notable in that, it will bring more managed IT experience that employees at larger corporations have relied upon to the world of the small businesses. To device management and the hardware support Apple will also allow small businesses to bundle its Apple care optional extended warranty services to Business Essentials starting in the spring.
Apple will also offer on site repair services in addition to mail in repairs with its small business offering and the technicians can arrive on site in as little as 4 hours. Apple has been making an aggressive push into its services business and which includes the Apple Music.
In most recent earning report, the company announced that its net sales, from the services business grew by more than 27 percent years, for the fiscal year ended September 25 on year 2021. Company reported that, its services businesses generated $68 billion as compared to $297.4 Billion for products.