April 8, 2020

Are Workstations Worth the Investment?


As a business owner, you do want to ensure that you provide your employees the best computing machines. However, budget is also a major consideration, and there is no doubt that workstations are a pretty pricey investment. So, it might seem like a good option to go for consumer grade desktops that are friendlier for your pocket. After all, they both seem similar, at least on the outside.

This approach might work if you only deal with light tasks like creating presentations, working on spreadsheets, sending emails, and so on. However, if your business entails computing-intensive tasks like 4K and 8K video editing, CAD operations and BIM modelling, you will definitely be in trouble.

A consumer grade PC is not designed to handle such high-end operations, and you will find yourself in the need to replace them in a short amount of time. This will utlimately cost you more in the long run.

On the other hand, a business grade workstation will initially cost you more, but with its powerful performance, ability to handle heavy workloads and durability, you do not need to worry about replacing them for a long time. Plus, many workstations

can be easily scaled to meet your future requirements.

Consumer grade PCs also come with a pre-installed operating system that is more suitable for home or minor office use. They are also loaded with unnecessary software bundles that slow down the system even further. So, even if you save a few bucks, you will need to expend extra time and money on upgrading the operating system and ridding the unnecessary software.

Business workstations not only come with the latest professional version of the operating system, but are also free of cumbersome software so that you can focus on your work right away.

Another reason workstations make for a sound investment is the longer warranty that comes with it. Even if they break down, they can be easily repaired in a short amount of time.

So, whenever you need to purchase a system for your business, make the right choice by balancing budget with your business goals and performance requirements. The HP Z series workstations are designed for businesses who demand speed, performance and durability. For more information on how they can help enhance your business productivity, contact us.

About IBS –

Founded in 1979, IBS launched its managed IT services in 1999 to be at par with the incoming demands from its customers. Today IBS serves clients across different domains of the industry such as-real estate, law, accounting, logistics, office & home furnishing etc. In 2014, IBS became an employee-controlled organization, acknowledging the commitment of our team members and strengthening their stake in the company’s success and future. Further, in 2015 IBS partnered with Acumatica, a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning software to take on the new challenges in the industry and as IBS moves ahead towards a bright future, it looks forward to continuing our long-term partnerships and fostering new relationships built on the integrity of our products, the intensity of our support and the quality of our team.

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