Business productivity needs to be more than the flavour of the month. Without technology supporting communications and productivity, remaining competitive in todays world can be difficult. You will lack the agility and mobility needed to succeed. Our blog article explores many ways your small business can gain efficiency using Microsoft 365 (AKA M365 or O365). Continue reading
|Cloud computing has been front and centre of the global shift to remote working. Find out how you can maximize this technology for your small business.
Reports of cybersecurity attacks on companies and government agencies are unfortunately too common these days. Millions of access credentials are breached and millions of dollars are lost to ransomware attack everyday. You may think you are protected, but even a single undetected misconfiguration could mean trouble and open to attack. Continue reading
Why Digital Transformation is a Top Priority for Small Businesses
New technologies are opening up new opportunities for business.
They are driving a revolution known as DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, where processes are simplified, ideas are implemented, and businesses are benefiting like never before.
We have written a free eBook that explains what digital transformation is, and the possibilities that even small changes can provide to your business growth.
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- Is Your Old Tech Dragging You Down?
- Spectre and Meltdown: How you’ll be affected.
- 10 Tips to Stay Safe Online
- 6 Business Problems You Can Solve With A Single Phone Call
You are thinking of buying a computer for work but don’t know whether to go for a “cheaper” consumer or home type of PC or go for one built specifically for business use.
You may have seen business computers with the same brand names that you have at home but that is where the similarities end. Investing in the right system now will definitely pay off in the long term – saving you time, money and a whole lot of heart ache in the future. Below are some tips on what you need to know to make the best choice for your budget and your business.
Durability and Reliability
Consumer PCs don’t have the same build quality as business ones, in fact consumer models have a far shorter expected lifespan and they just are not built to last. Business-class computers are built to last with higher quality components that undergo rigorous testing.
How will you be using the computer? If it is mainly for home use with a bit of business usage then a consumer PC with the appropriate work software and settings will be fine.
On the other hand if the machine is used in business then a computer business-class computer is a must. Especially if you will be loosing money and / or have staff sitting around doing nothing while the computer is getting fixed
Warranty and Service
When a consumer PC fails, the burden is on the owner to return it to the place of purchase for repairs. Repairs can take weeks and often involve a frustrating process of paperwork and follow up. With most business class machines the warranty is onsite and the repair technician will come to you, often within hours. Business users enjoy a professional experience with priority status and a dedicated support line, all designed to reduce your down-time and get you back up and running faster.
Businesses need certain features built-in to the computer and ready to go from day one. These features make your network more secure and you and your staff more productive. For example, fingerprint readers, remote desktop software and in built data encryption tools. The operating system that comes preinstalled on a business-class computer will also have business features while the consumer options don’t. Computers designed for home use come with Windows Home or Starter editions don’t have the ability to join corporate networks. This then requires extra money to upgrade the software and configure the computer.
Still confused then save money and heartache now and talk to us today on 08 8326 4364 about choosing the right computer for your needs.
Top 10 Small Business Technology Trends for 2013
by David Perkovic and Chip Reeves
48 Page eBook in PDF format.
|Click on the this link for your free copy of our 48 page eBook on the top technology trends for 2013. Let us know below in the comments what you think? Chapters include:|
- The “Tablet Effect”.
- Touch Everything (Windows 8).
- We Reach The Clouds.
- Video Everywhere.
- The Battle Of The Ecosystems
- IT Vendors Become IT Partners
- Outsourcing Made Easy.
- Its an Appy, Appy World.
- Spam, Spyware, Viruses.
- + 5 actionable steps for each chapter.
Download it today to get a head start start on your competitors!