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5 Benefits of Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS)

Juliana Lee

Posted by Juliana Lee
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Moore's Law — a concept named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore that's often used broadly to refer to the quick pace of technology advances — states that computer chip processing power doubles every two years. Today, about half a century since the creation of Moore's Law, that time frame is usually quoted as only 18 months, and sometimes even less than that.

Moore’s observation is especially applicable to many small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs). That's because, as challengers to the big, well-known brand names, SMBs have a critical need and opportunity to leverage technology for a competitive edge. However, they also don't always have anywhere near the resources or cash-flow necessary to keep up with technology changes through conventional methods. A great way to keep current with rapidly evolving IT innovations, while still controlling costs, is Hardware-as-a Service (HaaS). 

Read on to learn more about HaaS and the top 5 benefits that come along with it.

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Should You Buy or Lease Office Equipment? Some Factors to Consider

Robert Bruce

Posted by Robert Bruce
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Information technology and office equipment expenditures, like copiers and printers, are an inevitable fact of modern office life. In today’s business environment, deciding on the right printing devices, computers, document management solutions, network solutions and applications for your enterprise is critical. After choosing the best solution, the next question to ask is – how will it be paid for? Buy it? Lease it? What about Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) for IT equipment, like computers and workstations? What if you are a small- to medium-sized business (SMB) without a large in-house IT department? How do you know that you are getting the best solution at the best price for your business? Moreover, how will the choices you make in acquiring equipment affect your business in the long-run?

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