: Mac OS X 10.2"> Executive Summary: Mac OS X 10.2
Apples OS X 10.2 shows how slick a Unix-based desktop can be, effectively incorporating often awkwardly implemented technologies such as Samba within an effective interface. OS X should have some IT administrators countenancing a Mac presence in their enterprise, and many more wishing that OS X ran on the x86 hardware thats ubiquitous in these environments.
OS X 10.2 sells for $129, even for users upgrading from previous versions. Companies considering a new OS X deployment must also figure in the cost of Apple hardware. (+) Quartz Extreme delivers interface speed gains; easy-to-use interface, particularly for file sharing and printing. (-) Runs only on Apple hardware; interface elements, such as visual effects, are less configurable than wed like. EVALUATION SHORT LIST
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