Re: If you dislike change, you're going to dislike irrelevance even more @AC
Companies end up in this situation not because its what the IT team, but because the company will not cover the cost to manage all the various equipment. Its easy to bash the the IT team and lay blame at their door, but they have to work with the tools they are given.
Likewise, IT teams should deliver what the business needs, not what what the Users deem they need.
For example, I currently have 2 users screaming they want Mac's. I'd personally love to provide them some, but every tool they need is available on Windows which the company is already licensed for, additionally Mac's introduce new complexities for support, security and licensing all which come at a cost - so this is a business decision.