Apple & SHI

Work SMARTER, GO FASTER, Stress LESS
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SHI is a leader in Apple deployments with professional experience in custom configuration, device activation, and mobility management.

SHI guides customers through the entire Apple device adoption – from planning, acquisition, and setup through device retirement and refresh - our comprehensive solutions will ensure you have ready-to-use devices where and when you need them.

Together, we can help you navigate supply chain challenges, device availability, and the hybrid-work environment. Meet the moment and ensure your organization can configure devices when and where you need them.

Prioritize the digital employee experience with Apple and SHI.

 

Introducing the We Got Your Mac podcast

Are you an IT or business leader on the fence about whether adopting the Apple Mac platform at scale in your organization is a good idea? This is the podcast for you.

Listen as the podcast explores the world of Mac adoption in the enterprise, discussing the amazing benefits and unique challenges that come along with it.

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Benefits of Apple solutions through SHI

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Public Sector Grants Support Program

SHI offers complimentary services in collaboration with the Grants Office to help customers find and secure grant funds for Apple services and solutions, including providing grant opportunity reports and support. Expand access to the funding your organization needs. 

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Contracts library

SHI has various contract and cooperative purchasing agreements including national contracts that makes purchasing your Apple hardware easier than ever. SHI understands the important role that contracts play in public sector procurement. We're pleased to be able to offer hundreds of statewide contract options across the country.

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Ecommerce platform

With SHI.com you can create a customized web catalog to maintain compliance with organization policies, simplify ordering, check order status, and find previous order information. Our ecommerce platform enables your team to choose from hundreds of thousands of IT products tailored to your organization’s needs. 

SHI is an Apple Authorized Reseller

Authorization Levels

  • Apple Authorized Reseller
  • Apple Corporate Reseller

Certifications

  • Apple Certified Support Processional (ACSP)
  • Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT)
  • Apple Certified Associate Mac Integration (ACA
  • Apple Certified iOS Technician (ACIT)
  • Jamf 100, 200, 300, 370
  • Jamf Certified Casper Technician (CCT)
  • Jamf Certified Casper Administrator (CCA)
  • Jamf Certified Endpoint Security Administrator (CCE)
  • Jamf Certified Administrator (CJA)
  • Cisco Meraki Networking Associate
  • Mist Location Certification
  • Mist WiFi Certification
  • Information Technology Infastructure Library Foundations (ITIL)

Higher education solutions

Enable student success with the power of the Apple M2 chip

Today’s higher education leaders recognize the importance of providing equitable access to the tools and resources that are critical to enable success for every student. This has become even more important in the current environment of hybrid and remote learning.

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Easily manage Apple devices

Apple School Manager

Apple School Manager is a simple, web-based portal for IT administrators to deploy and automatically enroll Mac, iPad, iPhone and AppleTV devices into your MDM, helping you manage devices, content and roles in your institution. With Apple School Manager, you can purchase app store credits through SHI – making it easier than ever to buy apps and books in volume while retaining full ownership.

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Devices

Streamline enrollment with minimal setup

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Content

Deploy apps and books to devices in your environment

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Roles

Create managed Apple IDs and streamline enrollment

Solutions for government

Modernize government field services

Paper-based processes can prevent government employees from viewing, capturing, and submitting information efficiently when they’re in the field. This can lead to work delays, duplication of efforts, frustrated citizens, and added cost.

SHI and Apple help government agencies improve field services with devices that are easy to use, reliable, keep data secure, offer a variety of powerful built-in tools, and an ecosystem of apps, and are easy for IT teams to deploy and manage at scale. No matter where you are on your IT modernization journey, we’re here to support you.

Reduce paper-based processes and minimize delay. Learn more
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Transform Service Delivery

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Productivity

Remain productive on iOS devices and take advantage of iPad and Apple Pencil  capture notes, record inspection data, and create documents.

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Team collaboration

Your employees can connect with remote experts and other field crew allowing field-based teams to solve problems on the go and save multiple trips.

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Easy to manage and deploy

Apple Business Manager allows you to deploy devices and apps and create Managed Apple IDs for every employee in one place.

Modern deployment solutions

Securely and privately assess your Mac environment

Gain a new view of your environment and learn about enhancements to optimize Apple devices on your network.

Schedule a consultation with an accredited subject matter expert who provides advice, meaningful metrics with actionable next steps to ensure connected and configured devices are delivered when and where you need them.

Mac Readiness Assessment

Gain insights through modern Mac management

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SHI Zero Touch

Delivering Connected and Configured Devices

SHI Zero Touch deployment delivers fully configured Apple devices to your hybrid faculty and staff, already enrolled in your management system resulting in a streamlined remote setup experience.

We help to automate, enhance, and simplify device deployment, and we are uniquely positioned to support your initiatives. Our integration services ensure devices and critical accessories are enrolled, deployed and delivered without ever touching the device.

Deploy anywhere

Mac does that

The Mac with Apple silicon offers built-in security, reliability, best-in-class portability, all-day battery life, and zero-touch deployment, at an unrivaled price for its performance, with the best value and performance for any notebook in its price range. 

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Cost savings and benefits enabled by Mac​

 

  • Average device lifecycle cost savings (3 years) is $843 per Mac.
  • During the three-year device lifecycle, Mac costs $207.75 less than comparable PCs when comparing hardware and software costs.
  • During the three-year device lifecycle, organizations save $635 per Mac when comparing the cost of support and operation of PCs.
  • Reduce risk of a data breach by 50% per deployed Mac.
  • Improved employee performance and engagement. With M1 Macs, retention rate improves by 20% and productivity by 5%, which leads to 48 hours of increased productivity over three years.

 

*Source: Commissioned study delivered by Forrester Consulting “The Total Economic Impact™ of Mac in Enterprise: M1 Update,” July 2021.

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The Total Economic ImpactTM of Mac in Enterprise: M1 Update 

Apple commissioned Forrester to conduct a study to examine the potential ROI enterprises may realize using Mac.

Lifecycle Services

Apple products make sound financial sense for your organization.

The combination of highly durable hardware, simple software updates and high residual value makes Apple devices more affordable. SHI’s buyback services and our partnership with Apple Financial Services offers your organization the flexibility and value to help you achieve your financial and technological goals.

Trade in existing devices for credit toward your next purchase

Ready to refresh? Trade in existing devices!

Apple products are designed and built for the way you do business, helping your employees execute across departments and in every field. Save money and earn trade-in credit when you retire aging devices with our Buyback Services.

 

Credit can be applied toward:

  • New purchase
  • SHI account balance
  • Cash back
  • Carbon credits

 

Maximize the value of your Apple devices with SHI BuyBack Services.

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