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Thinking of Purchasing Laptops/Desktops at a Department Store?

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Investing in High-End Workstations Now Will Save You Money and Time Down the Road!

According to SquareTrade, a third party warranty company, 20.6% of workstations costing less than $1,000 tend to malfunction within 3 years of owning them – and it’s important to consider that most low-cost workstations only have a 1-year warranty.

It all comes down to making a smart investment: do you want laptops/desktops that will run smoothly for the next few years – or do you simply want to spend as little as possible and hope for the best? The benefits of investing in high-end workstations are clear:

Feel confident knowing you have a 3-year warranty:

As you’re likely already aware, technology isn’t foolproof. In fact, technology issues come up, and if you’re looking to save money, you need to make sure all workstations have the longest warranty possible. Most high-end workstations will come with a 3-year warranty whereas low-end workstations will come with a 1-year warranty.

Avoid costly upgrades in the future:

If you’re purchasing a low-end workstation, especially in the healthcare industry, you’ll struggle with the need to pay for upgrades. For example, if you’re working in an industry with sensitive information, such as healthcare or financial services, you’re going to want to make sure your workstations run Windows 7 Ultimate so the hard drive can be encrypted natively, otherwise, you’ll need to upgrade.

Reduce the amount of issues and/or breakdowns:

To put it simply, high-end workstations have better hardware, which leads to better performance, stability, and longevity. The main reason you’re paying more is because the workstations include more expensive parts, such as top-notch audio, photo, and video resolutions and solid state hard drives, which means the workstations will boot faster, launch applications faster, and overall perform faster.

Enhance your ability to get work done – without disruption:

Every organization, whether you’re in accounting, legal, or healthcare, has responsibilities and tasks to accomplish, and if you’re operating with low-end workstations, you’re not getting work done nearly as fast as you could be. Think about it: faster performance, less issues and/or breakdowns, and less need for maintenance and support means all of your time is spent focusing on getting work done instead of dealing with technology issues. Ultimately, this alone makes the investment well worth it.

Still think investing in a high-end workstation isn’t worth the money? Contact B4 Networks at (905) 346_-4966 or send us an email: help@b4networks.ca. We’d be happy to further discuss how investing now will save you money and time down the road!