Gartner Research

Recommended Configurations for Enterprise Notebooks, 2014

Published: 05 February 2014

ID: G00260097

Analyst(s): Federica Troni, Leslie Fiering

Summary

The laptop market in 2014 will continue to be in a flux, and selecting products will be complex. We provide IT procurement professionals with Gartner's recommended notebook configurations for traveling workers and day extenders.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Match the Notebook Configuration and Form Factor With the User Profile
  • Determine Which Processor and Chipset Combination Is Appropriate for Your Users
  • Balance Memory and Disk Storage Configurations Against Users' Future Needs
  • Select Appropriate Graphics, Display Sizes and Resolution
  • Know When to Replace Batteries, as Their Durability as Consumable Products Varies
  • Select Stable Image Programs

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