With the expansion of technology, organization has been strained to endow in IT apparatus and transportation. On the other hand, a confront develops when computers breakdown and a technician’s services are required.
For the most part organizations that subcontract IT based services have a preference that in case of such eventualities a technician works on their broken computers on-site while others prefer taking the equipment to the computer shop.
These are some benefits of onsite computer repairs versus repair shops.
- Convenience and time saving – Onsite computer repair saves you on the time you would spend travelling and trying to locate the best computer repair shop. This means you spend ample time on your work without the inconvenience of going to a repair shop.
- Data safety – by having a technician work on your computer on-site you are able to monitor how the technician is handling your machine and more so your very important data, while on the other hand if you were to take your computer to a repair shop you risk leaking out your company data while it is in their possession.
- User tutoring – having a computer technician on-site you will rest assured that the users of the computer will be tutored on simple troubleshooting, proper use of various programs, maintaining data backups, as well as other important tasks.
- No waiting – Most people that have brought their computers to repair shops can attest to the fact that time is not on their side. Generally, computer shops’ turnaround times are poor, usually 3 or more days. With on-site repair, the same job that may take days to complete at a repair shop, may take only an hour or two. This eliminates downtime and extra hassle.
Nevertheless, an off-site computer repair shop might come in handy depending on the magnitude of the computer problem and the cost implications involved.