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Computers for Business: Which Device Meets Your SMB Need?

5 December 2016

Computers for Business: Which Form Factor Meets Your SMB Need?

Are you using the right device that meets your business needs? Is your current choice of the device holding your team back? In today’s dynamic changing business environment, there is no one-size-fits-all technology solution that can satisfy every single need. In fact, if your business goes with the brick-and-mortar business model, the traditional desktop device probably still works for you. However,  if your business is going to be more mobile, portable devices are what you need to prepare for your team when going out and presenting to clients or stakeholders.

Let’s walk through together to see which device, or also called "PC form factor", meets the need of your business and, then, discover the latest CPU Processor Technology series from Intel to enhance computer performance and provide flexible digital workspace. 

Form Factor Options

Asking yourself the following questions to figure out which form factor is suitable for your business. 

Questions about PC form factors

Desktop Device Options

Desktop Device Options Features

traditional desktop PC

  • Designed for users who want a range of performance options available in an expandable and stationary form factor
    Recommendation 

 

Mwave Intel Dual Core Workstation 

Mwave Intel Dual Core Workstation

 

Mini PC

  • Ideal for  current desktop PC users who want the convenience of a smaller device with processor-based performance
  • A cost-effective, space-saving design with ultra-low power consumption
  • Mini PC’s such as the NUC and Intel computer stick only have one display output and thus may be limited to use with multiple monitors

    Recommendation

 

Intel Compute Stick 32GB with Windows 10

Intel Compute Stick 32GB with Windows 10 

 

 

Intel BOXNUC5PGYH0AJ NUC Mini PC Pentium 2GB RAM 32GB HDD Win 10

Intel BOXNUC5PGYH0AJ NUC Mini PC Pentium 2GB RAM 32GB HDD Win 10

 

All-in-One PC

  • Ideal for users who want a stationary form factor with modern touch capabilities
  • Stylish and sleek compact design, ideal for customer-facing locations
  • Offers the flexibility of touch and multi-touch capabilities for easier collaboration

Recommendation

 

Vivo AiO V230IC (23" FHD)

Vivo AiO V230IC (23" FHD)

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                         

Mobile Device Options

Mobile Device Options Features
2 in 1 Device
  • A unique, ultra-mobile device for users who want the hand-carried portability of a tablet with the performance capabilities of a laptop
  • Available as a convertible device or a detachable model, great for sharing and presenting content
  • Offers multi-tasking with a long battery life
  • Also available as a sleek Ultrabook device, available in a variety of screen sizes and lightweight designs, all with longer battery life

Recommendation

ASUS Transformer Book T100TAF 2-in-1 Convertible 10.1" IPS Touch

Tablet

  • Ideal for users who want a thin, light, portable device with long battery life
  • Delivers responsive performance for users who are on the go
  • Ideal for sharing or presenting content with customers, clients or colleagues
  • Mobilise your business workflows and applications to keep users productive
  • Available in a variety of sizes, 7 inch and above

Recommendation 

 

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3" Tablet Intel Core i5 8GB 256GB Windows 10 Pro

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 12.3" Tablet Intel Core i5 8GB 256GB Windows 10 Pro 

 

Laptop

  • The traditional laptop is great for users who need powerful performance capabilities
  • Ideal for working in a variety of locations such as at the office, at home or on the go
  • Available as an Ultrabook, which is perfect for users who want an integrated keyboard with the option for touch capabilities

    Recommendation 

 

ASUS A540LA-XX289T 15.6" Notebook i3-5005U 4GB 500GB Win10

ASUS A540LA-XX289T 15.6" Notebook i3-5005U 4GB 500GB Win10

 


Intel Processor Technology 

Regardless which device you choose, the next step you need to think of is the appropriate CPU processor to improve performance and productivity.

Among a wide range of Intel processor options, we recommend the 6th Gen Intel Core Processors with the optimum performance to meet your business productivity needs today and tomorrow.

Small Business Case Study

Westgate Resort - an American corporation in the vacation ownership industry - has chosen tablets as their technology solution to present complex real estate transaction a very efficient manner. With Intel’s processor lineup and Microsoft’s tablet lineup, they were able to find the right form factor for their business needs. 

 

Product Recommendation

Intel Core i3 6100 Dual Core LGA 1151 3.70 GHz CPU Processor

Intel Core i5 6500 Quad Core LGA 1151 3.2 GHz CPU Processor

Intel Core i7 6700K Quad Core LGA 1151 4.0 GHz Unlocked CPU Processor

 

Tags: CPU, Processor, Desktop, Mobile, Intel, Form Factor, Intel Core Processor, Home & Office, Business

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