Apple announced it’s launching a business tools service for companies with up to 500 employees on Wednesday. The reason is that companies are looking for new ways to handle remote work and technology.
Apple’s service is similar to offerings from the company’s rivals who are more established in providing tools to businesses and schools, such as Google and Microsoft.
However, the service is slated for a full release in spring 2022 after its beta testing. The costs per user range between $2.99 and $12.99 a month.
The service is formally known as Apple Business Essentials. It includes 24/7 Apple support and iCloud storage. The Apple Business Essentials can assist businesses with everything from device setup to employee onboarding and accompanies an app that allows employees to install work applications.