Apple

Apple designs and creates iPod and iTunes, Mac laptop and desktop computers, the OS X operating system, and the revolutionary iPhone and iPad.

OETC is pleased to announce OETC AppleCare Alliance, an AppleCare OS Support program exclusively for OETC members. AppleCare Alliance through OETC allows member institutions to purchase any number of AppleCare OS Support technical contacts for their institution, with no minimums, and at a low per-contact price.

Learn More about AppleCare OS Alliance Support

AppleCare OS Support is an IT department-level support program used when deploying or managing iOS, OS X, or OS X Server in your organization. Customers of AppleCare OS Support can expect phone and email support for advanced integration, migration, and server operation issues. This is an annual agreement.

AppleCare OS Support provides a service level agreement that can be accessed by your institution's named technical contacts on file with Apple.

  • Current versions of iOS, OS X and OS X Server support.
  • Apple hardware support.
  • Network support, including Xsan.
  • Directory service integration and client management.
  • Mac configuration to work with existing enterprise grade networks.
  • Mac OS X integration into cross-platform environments.

AppleCare Help Desk Support, which includes:

  • Unlimited number of support instances for software installation, launch and use.
  • Hardware and software diagnosis and troubleshooting.
  • Issue isolation for Apple-based solutions.
  • Technician Training.

Learn More about AppleCare OS

Apple provides three AppleCare OS Support options:

  1. Select
  2. Preferred
  3. Alliance

When compared to OETC's AppleCare Alliance, these options carry a large upfront cost and have high, per-contact price.

OETC’s AppleCare Alliance allows a member to purchase just a single technical support contact at a low, per-contact price. Institutions may purchase more than one contact, also at the lowest, per-contact price. With OETC's AppleCare Alliance institutions pay for only what they need, and receive a pricing advantage from buying at a consortium level.

Program Minimum Buy-In No. of Contacts Required Price Per Contact
Preferred $15,996 2 $7,998
Alliance $39,996 6 $6,666
OETC Alliance $6,700 1 $6,700
  • Covers an unlimited number of enterprise-level incidents across multiple locations.
  • One-hour response for priority 1 issues.
  • Support available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Onsite review by an Apple technical support engineer.
  • Dedicated Technical Account Manager for your institution.

Fill out the form linked below and OETC will follow-up with additional details in a few days.

AppleCare Interest Form