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CHOOSING THE RIGHT TECH HARDWARE FOR YOUR SME

Running a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) is a challenge in any environment. You have to wear many hats, as you work hard to grow your business. As an SME business leader, one critical area to consider is your tech hardware. Ensuring it not only helps you grow, but remains fit for purpose as you grow. In this blog, we explore five factors to think about when building your SME tech infrastructure.

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HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN UNLEASH POTENTIAL IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR

The last months have shown more than ever the need to unleash the potential of technology in the education sector. With over 30,000 education institutions in the UK now teaching remotely, it’s time to embrace the opportunities of technology to increase the efficiency in resource management and effectiveness of teaching time.

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NINE WAYS TO WORK FROM HOME MORE EFFECTIVELY

With more people than ever working from home, we share nine ways to ensure you can work effectively and safely. From creating a separate space and taking regular breaks, to getting the right tech to help you work safely, follow our nine steps and make the most of your time working from home.

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WANT TO GET THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

Businesses need to protect themselves from the potential issues of holding onto outdated technology, which can pose a higher security risk where organisations become exposed to vulnerabilities. Where the cost of new technology has traditionally been a barrier for many businesses, this is mitigated as companies join the movement towards a services-based, pay-as-you-go model for their IT needs. By bundling hardware, software, and services into a single contract, resellers are able to offer their customers a simple, manageable, and regular means of receiving the latest technology that is hugely cost effective.

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WINDOWS 7 REACHES THE END OF THE LINE

Microsoft will end support and updates for Windows 7 on January 14th 2020. In this week’s blog we review the % of PCs yet to upgrade, the issues continuing to use Windows 7 and upgrade options for businesses. We also consider alternatives to a brand-new PC, and how you can dispose of obsolete equipment.

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WHEN TO UPGRADE COMPUTER HARDWARE

Deciding when to upgrade IT equipment can be difficult as performance and efficiency costs need to be considered, in addition to repair and maintenance or component upgrade costs. Understanding the needs of the business and what performance is required now, and in the future, can help make the decision more straightforward.

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SEVEN REASONS TO BUY REFURBISHED IT FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Cost isn’t the only reason for choosing refurbished IT for businesses. In this blog post we explore seven reasons why refurbished tech might be a good solution for your business, including higher specifications, increased sustainability and availability of spare parts and accessories.

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IT HARDWARE LEASING - A COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO WAY TO GET THE LATEST TECH

Subscription plans are not a new concept, with consumers happy to spread the cost of a new iPhone or a larger item such as a car. However, the popularity of so-called subscription deals are becoming increasingly popular, with a recent article in the New York Times coining the term, the “Gilded Age of renting,” with the rental of all sorts of items becoming common practice.

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WHY BUSINESSES MUST RECYCLE

According to the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee, a staggering 45 million tonnes of e-waste was produced globally in 2017. That’s equivalent to approximately 4,500 Eiffel Towers, or 1,000 Titanic’s worth of discarded electronics. And what is more, much of this waste is toxic and is being disposed of and recycled in the incorrect way.

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TECHNICAL REALITY - WHAT SETS US APART

The Technical Reality team is driven to deliver the very best customer experience whilst offering best in market solutions. We achieve this by having positive relationships with our IT partners to ensure we can help our customers get the most appropriate solution or service, on time and delivered as agreed. The range of brands available to buy through our online store include HP, Dell and Cisco, supported with high quality accessories. But that is not all...

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WHY OPT FOR REFURBISHED TECH?

Recycling is on top everyone’s minds and is playing an increasing part of the business agenda, through bettering environmental credentials to looking to increase the life of equipment. Technical Reality actively promotes sustainable hardware solutions as part of our complete tech service model.... 

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EXTENDED WARRANTY - KEEPING THE BUSINESS MOVING

Technical Reality provides comprehensive extended warranty packages protecting your equipment until you decide it’s time to renew. But what’s the point of choosing to extend the life of your equipment? Many would argue that the cost of having warranties in place would be better invested into new equipment and hardware, avoiding using equipment that might be damaged and not fit for purpose. But there are some wider factors to consider.

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