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A Mac running OS X is Google’s computer system of choice for its employees

Despite the fact that Google supports several operating systems and even has its own operating system, the company’s computer system of choice for its employees is a Mac running OS X. The company has over 43,000 Macs that it allows its employees to use.

In a presentation at the LISA ’13 conference earlier this month, Google explained that it’s managing a fleet of over 43,000 Macs its employees use, without much help from Apple. Despite developing its own desktop operating system and selling Chrome OS laptops together with various OEMs, Google’s computer system of choice is the OS X-running Mac. In fact, it looks like the company imposes Mac use to all employees even though Google also supports additional operating systems including Windows, Linux and Chrome OS, The Register reports.

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Louie Baur is Editor at Long Beach Louie, a Long Beach Restaurant Review site as well as Skateboard Park. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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