Archive for June, 2013

Hamilton Rentals offer fast access to HP storage

June 17, 2013
 Use short term rental from Hamilton Rentals to offer your customers hardware evaluation, proof of concept and demonstration services, where internal resources are limited.

Products include:

HP 3PAR StoreServ 7200 Base

  • 2 x controller nodes, 24 GB of cache,
  • 24 small form factor drive bays
  • 4 built-in 8 Gb/sec FC ports
  • 4 x 8Gb shortwave FC SFP
  • 2 x PCIe adapter slots
  • 24 x HP 450GB SFF 6G 10k SAS Hard Disk Drive
Reasons for IT Storage Rental

Other HP Evaluation Opportunities

  • HP AMD Free Server Evaluation
  • SI & ISV Discounted Rental Programs
  • Free Evaluation HP Education Products
  • MDF Funded IT Rental for Demonstration & Evaluation

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Google Tablet Hires Gaining Ground

June 5, 2013

In the Hamilton Rentals tablet rental inventory, we get to see a lot of top of the line equipment as it is released. However, there has been a recent trend of Google tablets popping up in the market that are gaining popularity and posing as serious competitors for Apple’s famously popular iPad.

This past year, several new Google tablet hires have been added to our inventory. Google’s Android tablets have slowly gained traction in the technological realm, which can be vastly attributed to the growth, development and improvement of the Android operating system since its initial conception.

Google tablet devices like Samsung Galaxy Tabs give business users the familiar interface of the Android smartphones that many have turned to in lieu of the iPhone. Not only do these Google tablet rentals have the power that businesses need for mobile computing, but despite all the bells and whistles these devices still come with a much lower price tag than their Apple competitors.

It isn’t difficult to see why Google’s Android tablets are gaining popularity in the tablet rental market. Although iPads are still a consumer favourite, Google tablets are becoming just as lightweight and sleekly designed as the iPad. Not to mention, they give you a choice of size – whereas the iPad and the iPad mini only offer the one-size standards.

Google tablet hires offer the functionality and connectivity that allows team members to share information easily and make use of powerful word processing applications so that business users can stay productive on the go. Not only can these devices take a major chunk out of your growing office to-do list, but they look great doing it – high definition displays and top quality microphone & speakers built right into the device give users the highest quality audio and visual experience.

We’re certainly curious to see if this trend of Google tablets in the market will continue, or if the next version of the iPad will change the tablet game yet again!

If you are interested in top of the line Android tablet hires from Hamilton Rentals, click here for a quote or contact us today.

Tablet Hires: What can we expect from Windows 8.1?

June 3, 2013



The world of Windows tablet hires may see a brand new operating system within the next few months.

During a press conference in May, Tami Reller (Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Financial Officer) announced that the project known as Windows “Blue” would be available by the end of this year. Windows Blue will trade in its name and become Windows 8.1 – a brand new operating system that Reller says will be available as a free update from the Windows store.

Windows 7 was a revolutionary operating system for Microsoft, and gained massive popularity for students, professionals, and home users alike. With the recent release of Windows 8, the world of tablet rentals saw a major evolution. Windows 8 was specifically optimized for use with mobile devices – the operating system has a sleek design, quick response time, and stunning interface.

The Windows Surface Pro tablet is just one of those released with the Windows 8 operating system. An excellent alternative to the iPad, Windows Surface Pro tablet hires run on an Intel processor and include an optional removable type cover that allows users to type faster than on screen.

Technology fans eagerly waited for the opportunity to test drive the Windows 8 operating system, and the responses have been largely positive. Of course, with the release of anything new there are critics, and that’s where Windows 8.1 comes in. Several professionals have sounded off about what changes they would like to see from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. One Forbes writer says that his biggest hope is to see more uniformity with the OS’s Internet Explorer setup. In fact, application consistency between modes appears to be one of the most universally desired features for the Windows 8.1 update.

What can we expect to see in Windows 8.1 tablet hires? While Microsoft is not marketing the system as such, 8.1 will essentially be a Windows 8 service pack that addresses the glitches and works in new features that were lacking in 8.0. However, we will only truly know what changes Windows 8.1 holds when it hits the Windows store in late 2013.

If you need a Windows 8 tablet hire for your business’s next training course or other event, contact Hamilton Rentals today.