Surface as a Service in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 17 March 2017 – Microsoft announced today the availability of Surface as a Service program in Malaysia, where organizations can procure Microsoft Surface Pro 4 on a per-user, per month leasing package.
The service offers up to four leasing options, which cover either two-year or three-year programs, where businesses can acquire the Surface Pro 4 along with the Surface type cover, extended hardware services warranty and Office 365 Business from RM212 per month. The service is supported by Ingram Micro and 3 Step IT in Malaysia.
“In the digital age businesses are actively searching for ways to be better equipped to keep up with constant technological change. Surface as a Service provides our enterprise customers with greater flexibility and freedom of choice in their deployment and purchasing decisions, as many seek to move IT costs from CAPEX to OPEX. The program will also enable faster device refresh, while providing flexibility of solutions that will evolve continuously with the best of Windows and Office,” said Serene Ho, Windows Devices Business Group Lead.
With this service, customers that are interested in purchasing Surface for their organizations can benefit from a flexible and efficient scheme which not only centralizes billing and servicing, but also opens the opportunity for customers to work with Ingram Micro and 3 Step IT to customize industry and organization-specific solutions for the enterprise. Organizations that sign on with ‘Surface as a Service’ will benefit from technological advancements through periodic leased equipment refresh, as well as end of lease term flexibility, where they can choose to return the device, keep the device, or extend the agreement.