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4 Reasons Why All-in-One Space Saving Computers are Best for the Enterprise Setting

The enterprise setting is not easily defined; multiple dictionaries define the enterprise as merely a business organization, a particular project, a systematic, purposeful activity, or other generic definitions. That doesn’t define how an enterprise functions. It may function as a handful of employees in a small office, or perhaps a few thousand employees in a tower block setting. Regardless, an enterprise will always need to function under certain constraints, and computer arrangement must fit within those constraints. Sometimes an enterprise must use all in one PCs for a variety of reasons. Here’s four examples of what we mean when we claim these space saving computers are best for the enterprise setting.

Space Saving Computers Get Rid of the Rat’s Nests

When a series of computers are deployed in an enterprise setting, IT professionals must use careful consideration of all the peripherals and devices a system might be integrated with. Think of all the cables one computer might need—a desktop computer needs main power, monitor connectivity and power, an ethernet cable out to a router, a USB keyboard, USB mouse, speaker power and connectivity, and other connections. Gather a series of computers in this fashion, and suddenly the cable management task turns into a fiasco! If eight computers are deployed into a small office or cubicle environment, how will these cables be routed? Are there safety concerns? The more wires an IT team has to consider in computer deployment, the longer it may take to get to full production status—which means more money. Time and money constraints, especially early in setting up an enterprise, are crucial factors for a business whether the business is migrating to a new office or setting up initial infrastructure.

A huge benefit to all in one PCs is that they have minimal wires. Typically these computers are bundled with wireless mice and keyboards, so the “rat’s nest” factor is a small concern. Wireless network cards are often built-in as well, so instead of planning out an ethernet connectivity setup, the all in one PCs can connect directly to a wireless router to reduce cable management efforts. At the very least, a space saving computer needs just one cable—for power!

Space Saving Computers Help with Hardware Needs

If an IT team purchases a series of desktop computers, does that fit the intended use? It’s a no-brainer all computers need monitors, and all in one PCs have that necessity taken care of. A conference computer might need a webcam to hold weekly meetings with different offices. Perhaps all computers will need webcams to hold online conferences to discuss key business points—and so which webcam does a business acquire, and for how many computers? Perhaps a particular webcam won’t work with a certain model computer, easily complicating implementation. To add, sometimes desks aren’t suitable for specific work areas, necessitating a different approach to implementing a computer. So how does one solve all these problems?

Cybernet’s all in one PCs are uniform in design, so corporations can deploy them with ease. Not enough desk space for a computer? Mount the space saving computer on a VESA mount and use the touch screen capability! Need to move a computer with a webcam to a different workstation? All enterprise computers are equipped with webcams. All in one PCs take care of the guesswork of which computers might need what peripherals, providing a solution in a complete package.

Ease of Project Deployment and Imaging

Will all computers be running engineering software? If that’s the case, it’s best to order a series of all in one PCs as a deployment project to ensure everyone has identical hardware and software. Migrating old computers with a group of newly deployed computers could turn into a compatibility nightmare—we shudder at mixing Windows XP with Windows 10, or a PC with an Apple computer. Ensuring identical hardware and software will reduce compatibility problems, increase office synergy, and ensure fewer problems for IT to handle down the road. Plus, one computer can be configured a specific way to operate for business use and that configuration can be “cloned” to install on all remaining machines, saving IT more time and money. Consider a small office—30 people—each with their own computer. Every crucial component in that small office has a risk of breaking down and halting production for at least one employee. Purchasing a series of identical all in one PCs is the pathway to getting an individual employee up and running quickly. With drive imaging, the space saving computer can be immediately replaced, turning downtime into virtually no time and getting employees back to work. Also, with the built-in battery that some models carry, employees can save their work in the event of a power failure.

Space Saving Computers Have a Wider Market

IT professionals often shop for computers that fit specific jobs—worsening the compatibility aspect. What’s more is some desktop computers can cost thousands more than basic desktops based on the individual needs of employees. At Cybernet, each space saving computer has a wider range of capability than their desktop brethren; an engineer can benefit from using a space saving computer just as much as a graphic designer can. The touch screen technology can be used as a designer’s drawing space or an industrial worker’s touch panel PC, combining two marketable applications into one PC solution. A space saving computer can be connected to a large television and turned into a conference room PC, complete with webcam and a wireless keyboard and mouse set. Cybernet’s all in one PCs fit more specific jobs because of their increased functionality and capability across markets.

The versatility of Cybernet’s all in one PCs, like the iOne H24, make them perfect for an enterprise setting by reducing clutter, easing deployment if a technical problem arises, broadening the applicable market for each workstation, and increasing office synergy by ensuring compatibility between stations.

Touchscreen Computers: Where Are They Headed?

Touchscreens are to present day computing what Google has been to the internet as we know it today. On the face of it, a touchscreen may be seen as a cosmetic overlay on a fully functional system, but fact is – no tablet or smartphone is accepted as modern without a touchscreen as its user interface. Touchscreen computers constitute the present, and in all probability the future, of the computing experience.

In the world of enterprise grade computers, user interface is more than just the look and feel of a device, playing a vital role in its usability and efficiency as well. For instance, high performance industrial PCs and tablets are used extensively in business scenarios, where they handle processes at every tier of the system. They are also used by medical personnel handling challenging tasks and critical situations. The chief function of these PCs in both cases is to reduce the time and effort that would be required to conduct the same tasks manually. As such, user interface is integral to how employees and personnel respond to their PCs, making touchscreen computers the clear choice.

An intuitive interface, however, is not the only factor responsible for making touchscreen computers the success that they currently are in industrial setups and the business world. Of course, by eliminating the need for add-ons such as buttons, pointing devices and other peripherals, they make for simpler operation than a legacy machine would have allowed in the past.

But an associated benefit of this elimination of clutter is the fact that touchscreen computers have a smaller footprint than legacy machines. This opens up endless possibilities for them to be used as embedded devices in complex machinery. They can act as the ‘brain’ of an MRI scanner, for instance, serve as the control device in a medical emergency vehicle, or greatly reduce the space requirements of a cash counter in a retail outlet.

The minimal algorithm of the touchscreen technology brings a number of cost benefits to an organization. Besides reducing the time and cost of training personnel to use these computers, it also minimizes the cost of upgrading. Touchscreen computers are software centric – hardware being limited to processing gear and a screen. As such, any new functions and updates can be added to these computers, provided the configuration supports them.

In a medical setting, for example, this attribute has immense value. Thanks to touchscreen technology, hospital beds, emergency vehicles and procedure rooms can be fitted out with standard medical tablets, needing just the occasional software upgrade. Most of these tablets today run on Android, an OS that has evolved hand-in-hand with touch technology. Android programs and applications assume touchscreen to be a device’s default interface, thus adding to the ease with which it can be integrated into an organizational setup – including medical, business, industrial and retail.

Touchscreen computers have already placed information at our fingertips – literally. The stage is now set for more sophisticated developments wherein intuitive, intelligent operation is a given. Capacitive touchscreens are already becoming mainstream, allowing devices to identify different operators and track their usage sessions. Upon perfecting the trifecta of accessibility, adaptability and security, touchscreen computers may very well be destined to become the heart and soul of businesses and medical establishments.