Most companies either buy or lease their laptop and notebook computers, but why or when should a company rent?
Here are a few reasons for renting a laptop computer: -If you need a wireless laptop computers for travel and all your company laptops and notebook computers are wired.
-If you need technology on short notice or for a short time, it is best to rent a laptop.
-If your laptop is broken or in the shop.
-If you need a large quantity of laptop computers for a training class, it is best to rent laptops.
-If your laptop computers are on back order but your staff isn't, it's best to rent laptops for immediate installation.
People confuse computer renting with leasing. Renting is short term in nature and is very flexible. Leasing, like buying is a fixed arrangement.
And a company can extend the rental term or even cancel the rental entirely at any time with no penalty.
Leases can't be cancelled without a ‘severe penalty’.
Renting laptop computers is totally flexible, requires no capital budget and can be accomplished with a company credit card. For most companies, renting is as easy as getting office supplies.
Most rental companies have expert computer technicians who will deliver, and test your laptop rental right at your office, training room, trade show booth, seminar, convention or conference. Other companies only ship their laptops. If at all possible, have your laptop delivered and tested in front of the users. That will ensure you have 100% operational equipment.
Other reasons why businesses rent laptop computers include short term offices, executives on company business and temporary workers.
Temporary offices can be completely setup with rental laptop computers, printers, copiers and fax machines. The hardware can be installed at any remote location in the United States or Canada.
Rentacomputer.com has set up temporary offices for companies in hotel rooms, trailers, warehouses and rented apartments.
Temporary offices have been set up for State and Federal Government agencies such as the Federa Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the FBI and the IRS.
Offices have also been setup for legal firms, television networks covering hurricane disasters, movie studios setting up “on location", and new building construction sites, corporate mergers and takeovers use temporary offices.
Temporary employees need temporary technology. By renting laptop computers you can coordinate the installation and removal of computers, printers and other technology for any period of time specified. If you hire a temporary employee, hire temporary technology also.
John Beagle is a technology writer for the Tech Travel Agent© services of Rentacomputer.com, a laptop computer rental company that installs rental laptop computers nationwide in the United States and Canada.
The client website can be found at http://www.rentacomputer.com .