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Things to Consider While Choosing a Workstation for Your Organization

One of the most important decisions a business owner has to make for his/her organization is to choose the right workstation for the employees. Given that business grade workstations are pricey, and you have to ideally work on them for a long time, making the right choice can be daunting, as well as confusing. The marketplace is filled with workstations, with each vendor describing the features as the best in market. However, it is obvious that not every one of those will suit your business needs.

Keep the following considerations in mind to narrow down your choice of the workstations -

Don't set your budget too high or low

Budget is one of the topmost considerations most business owners go by, and it is natural to do so. But, it is important to weigh your budget against the performance you are expecting from your workstations. You cannot spend less on a consumer grade PC and expect it to perform well under resource-intensive tasks like 8K video editing, CAD operations or BIM modelling. If you do so, you will need to replace the machines sooner than you want.

On the contrary, if you are spending more on powerful workstations and using it to perform routine office operations like sending emails, creating spreadsheets and presentations, you will end up wasting all the extra power as well as your money.

Be careful to find the right balance between your performance needs and budget before you start looking for workstations.

Keep your future needs in mind

Do you see your business requirements changing in the near future? If so, you may need to scale your workstations to meet these requirements. Make sure that you choose a system which will allow you to do so easily. Otherwise, you will find yourself spending a lot of time and money on upgrading, or needing to altogether replace your workstation.

Keep the comfort of your employees in mind

If you end up with powerful, but bulky workstations, your employees might spend majority of their time trying to find a comfortable position to work in. To avoid this, we recommend the HP Z2 Mini, the world's most powerful mini workstation for the modern workplace. Contact us for more information.

Founded in 1987, Dotcad has built a reputation for providing technology solutions to organisations desirous of leveraging technology for business growth with its high level of expertise, experience and technological alliances. Today Dotcad has a well established practice around virtualisation, mobility including networking, application delivery, information management (protection & life cycle management) and data centre technologies (Server, Storage and networking).