Device as a Service Explored
Device as a Service is revolutionising the way we equip our people to do business.
For a straightforward, predictable, monthly set cost, equip your people with a laptop or desktop suited to their personal work style, with Microsoft 365, security and business enabling software and device management pre-installed.
There are growing reasons to adopt a leasing model. With the option to refresh, return or retain devices at the end of the lease, it’s rapidly becoming the purchasing model of choice. Sourcing the right technology today, at the lowest price, ensures you and your people remain adaptable and agile for the changes coming tomorrow.
Chess Device as a Service really does offer "business in a box". Everything your people need to connect with customers and colleagues, collaborating and creating, safely and securely, wherever and whenever required.
Included as Standard
- Laptop or Desktop - depending on your personal work style, from a choice of marketing leading vendors
- Headset - ensuring the very best voice software experience
- Microsoft 365 - offering best-in-class productivity apps with intelligent cloud services that transform the way you work
- Device Management - looking after the health and performance of your device
- 3 yr warranty - for peace of mind that your people can remain productive
Optional Bolt Ons
- Microsoft 365 User Support. Choose from Essential, Premium or Enterprise options
- Software as a Service protection for M365
In this short video we hear about the benefits from business, operational and financial perspectives.
What's Your Work Style?
The world of work is changing, and with it, the sort of device you need to ensure you're able to be as productive as possible, whenever and whenever you're needed.
Office based or remote worker? Dependent on tech to get the job done - or with a whole company relying on you for your tech talent? There's a Chess Device for you.
From lightweight, portable devices to keep up with your on-the-go schedule, to high spec'd PCs that cope effortlessly with the demands of power hungry applications, Chess Devices include the latest releases from market leading vendors.
What’s Your Work Style?
Find The Right Device For You
Microsoft 365 is transforming the way we work, rethinking productivity, streamlining business processes and protecting your business.
Included in a monthly Device as a Service subscription, M365 connects employees to the people, information, and content they need to do their best work, from any device. Customizable apps and automation tools integrate to transform existing processes and workflows, while company assets are safeguarded with intelligent security that won’t slow down your productivity.
Maximise Your M365 Potential
Support packages to suit all businesses and budgets
Device as a Service Knowledge
10 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Remote Team
As the reality dawns that we are all going to be working from home a lot more in the future, how do we make sure we make the most of it? There are plenty of benefits, but possibly a few challenges too, especially if you are a manager. There will be difficulties that you may not have dealt with before – especially if you’ve been used to sitting in an office with your team.
Here are a few tips to help get the most out of your team and your day
Changes to Chess ICT Ltd Terms and Conditions
Changes to Chess ICT Limited’s Terms and Conditions from 1 June 2020
Changes have been made to the General Conditions which apply to all our products and services as well as to some Schedules which are terms and conditions specific to our products and services. The Schedules which have been changed are Schedule 3.1 Voice Services, Schedule 3.2 Internet Services, Schedule 3.4 Cloud Voice Services, Schedule 4.1 Fault Management for Connectivity and Schedule 3.2 Maintenance Support Services.
The latest cyber crime report is never far from the headlines, whether it's a data breach, phishing attempt, or an email extortion campaign. However, one area that is often overlooked is phone fraud, where a hacker uses your phone system to either provide free calls to expensive foreign destinations or to gain some form of value from calling premium-rate numbers. If this happens you may be left with a significant bill.
At Chess, we offer a fraud monitor service where we check customer call profiles and lock them down if we notice unusual activity and I've noticed a definite uptick in fraud since the COVID-19 lockdown began. Here are a few security points that may be worth thinking about
BackUps and Recovery
Most people will by now have navigated the first month of lockdown and be working successfully from home. Your business may have moved to the cloud before COVID-19, or moved more recently. Many will still be working remotely on servers and devices with the data stored locally.
Wherever you are working and however you store your data, here are 5 key reasons to be taking BackUps and Recovery seriously.