Finding the right Surface can be a difficult challenge. That’s why we have put them together for you to give you an insight into which surface is the best one for your business. Working remotely with a Microsoft Surface is now easier than ever, whether you need to do it from your home office to your kitchen table or living room sofa, the Surface range delivers power to get it done along with hi-res touchscreen, HD cameras so you can stay in touch on Microsoft Teams and having the Windows OS & software you know.
Experience first hand the Surface range by trialling them for 72 hours. Test a brand new Surface and see how it can change your workday! Find out the different features as well as how much power and performance it can handle for your high demanding tasks. Try out the epic battery life on a Surface along with it’s brand new Ryzen and Intel processors on it’s Surface laptops. Looking for a mobile phone? Why not see if the Microsoft Surface Duo is the perfect one for your business. Trial it for 72 hours and see if it’s the right one for you.
Devices for teams is the perfect match! Devices for teams is perfect for companies who need more than 20 devices at any one time. This solutions allows you to add, switch and return devices as needed, so your business can carry on operating efficiently with no extra cost. We will take care of everything, pre-configurations, deployment, support and delivering direct to your front door. All you need to do is tell us what you need, whether its 20 Surface Pro 7’s or 20 Surface Studio’s, we will have you covered.
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Microsoft Surface Leasing, At The Right Price. We can get access to all of the latest Surfaces and get the best deals and leasing options for our customers. Get the right specification you require for your business.
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35 Years In The Business
With over 35 years of experience, being accredited as brokers by the FCA and certified by Microsoft, Apple, Dell and many more. With over 5,000 customers and strong partnerships, we take a unique approach to IT leasing.
The Surface Pro 7+ is the perfect laptop and now comes in a bundle. HardSoft has put together the Work From Home bundle that your employees will need. The bundle comes with the Surface Pro Signature Type Cover, a Kensington Surface Pro Dock, a Dell 27″ FHD display, Surface Cordless keyboard & Mouse plus a Surface Pen all for just £19.95 per week. Equipped with an 11th Gen processor, 16GB RAM and 256GB SSD, the Surface Pro 7 can be used for intense workloads. This whole bundle includes 3 years warranty and technical support.
Throughout your lease, we give technical support and 3 years warranty. This allows you to not have to worry about sending off your equipment for any fixes to the manufacturer as we will collect it AND give you a loan machine until it’s fixed!
Everyone can now have the latest tech they need. We have an amazing choice of Surface devices to suit all of your employees. Whether they need a laptop, a tablet or a desktop, we have everything covered.
Add, subtract and change as your business needs. The real benefit lies in the flexibility to match your business needs – your subscription allows you to flex up and down as you need – & only for what you use.
You can change, cancel or continue your lease on our Flexi-Lease option. That means no more keeping old devices in your workplace and you’re able to get new equipment with your lease without having to pay a big lump sum for it.
Why pay for all the latest tech upfront when you can get it less than the price of a daily coffee? Our tax efficient solutions are great for cash flow and helping your business grow.
Change or add devices to your lease agreement. If you require extra equipment or, you can do that when you lease. .
Flexi-Lease allows you to have the option to Change, Continue or Cancel. Our unique Flexi-Lease solution offers our customers 3 options during your lease so you have full control. After 2 years, your dedicated account manager will be in touch and ask whether you want to do the above 3 options. At the end of your lease, you can take ownership of your device for just £1 + VAT.
An affordable option for businesses that want to prioritise their finances over flexibility. Pure rental allows you to still have 3 years full service wrapper and then simply hand back the equipment afterwards. Pure Rental provides a no nonsense Microsoft Surface rental option – No-Fuss, No Mess & No Hardware responsibilities.
DaaS stands for Device as a Service. This solution allows you to pay a monthly fee for your hardware, instead of paying an upfront lump sum. Equip your entire team with Microsoft Surfaces and pay monthly under a single agreement. Devices For Teams allows you to add, switch and return devices as and when you need so your business can always operate efficiently at no extra cost!
Our Short Term Hire leasing solution gives you all the benefits of a normal lease but allows you to do it for days, months or up to a year. We can get a Surface out to you within a 24-48 hour delivery. Get flexible extensions and rent for exactly how long you want. Always have the latest technology as well as the support and help throught your agreement.
Microsoft Surface Solutions FAQ’s
On our Flexi-Lease solution, you can Change or Continue your lease after 24 months. Alternatively, you can cancel the last year of your agreement (there is some small print on this and we do charge £75 to collect and data erase your device).
All of our leasing solutions include warranty, technical support and an Account Manager.
Not a problem, our Pure Rental solution allows you to return your devices at the end of your agreement. We will simply pick it back up at the end of it. If you do decide to keep the equipment, this is possible but at market rates.
HardSoft provide a solution to fit all business needs. If you have a large workplace or just need more equipment than anticipated, that’s not an issue. Our Devices for Teams solution allows you to get more than 20+ devices, delivered to multiple addresses if you need them to be and also you can add any device throughout your agreement.
You can change your device. Whether you want to upgrade your device or even downgrade it, we can organise that for you. You can cancel your device after 2 years (there is some small print and a charge of £75 for collection or you can continue for just £1!.
Leasing is better for cash flow. HardSoft also provide a Service & Support Wrapper like no other where we give you warranty, technical support and loan machines throughout your agreement. We also try and offer next day delivery (subject to stock availability).
What is DaaS?
DaaS stands for Device as a Service. Pay a monthly subscription for your hardware instead of buying them outright with an upfront lump sum. This service is popular among companies as it gives you full support and management with your devices along with cash flow benefits. Devices for Teams by HardSoft gives you the freedom to Add, Switch and Return devices throughout your agreement – without penalty. Our flexible DaaS solution also comes with our 360° support wrapper, deployment, pre-configurations and remote diagnostics.
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Switch devices throughout your lease.
You can switch PC to Mac or any devices you require. Whether you need to upgrade or downgrade, we can do this all within your devices for teams solution at any time.
Add devices throughout your lease.
If you have an extra employee starting or even if you need some extra devices temporarily for a project, you can add a Surface device at any time.
Return devices throughout your lease.
If you need to return a device due to an employee leaving or simply no longer require that Surface, you can simply return the device to us or we can collect it for you with no penalty.
Mobile Device Management (MDM) with Microsoft Intune
Control all of your devices from one place with Microsoft Intune. This is a cloud-based service that will give your IT department some peace of mind by knowing that your company and data is secure. Save your time and money with deployment, device management and built-in, cloud-powered security. Microsoft Intune brings together all your Microsoft Surface devices and software to your MDM so all of your business policies and systems can be kept together. InTune is part of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) suite. It also integrates with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) so you can control who has access, and what they can access. It can be used with all of the Microsoft 365 suites.
Achieve Zero Touch Deployment with Devices for Teams
Microsoft Autopilot with your Mobile Device Management choice whether you choose Microsoft Intune or Cisco Meraki, gives your business complete flexibility and takes the hassle away from your IT department. There’s no need to manually set up new devices before you give them to your employees. When you sign up to Windows Autopilot, HardSoft can ship the devices, ready and prepared to your home or office. We will add any new devices you need straight to Autopilot, customise and configure your set up by creating a profile to your businesses’ devices and making sure your employees have everything they need on their device before they receive it.
Recycle your unwanted PC’s
Recycle your wanted PC’s that are stuck in your office taking up room and get up to £150 – working or not! We are offering a minimum of £100 cash back for your old PC with a display and £150 for a laptop. We have a huge choice of Surface devices that you can choose from to replace your current PC. Not only are there financial benefits to recycling your old devices but by recycling your laptop or desktop PC, you will help reduce the impact on the environment by throwing away your device which helps contributing to a more sustainable society. Once we have collected your device, it will be checked and data removed so it will be a hassle and worry free process for you as we will take care of the rest.
Trial a Surface for 72 hours
Trial first-hand the latest tech available on the market for 72 hours. Find out what a brand new Surface device can do for you and your business. Your brand new device will be couriered directly to your office or wherever your workspace is. Once you have your device, you can work with it for 72 hours and download whatever software you like. The latest Surface Laptop 4 and Surface Duo are available to trial for 72 hours. Once the 72 hours are up, we will then collect the device, and ensure it’s securely wiped so none of your data is on it still. HardSoft will take care of the delivery and collection free of charge along with a date to suit you.
HardSoft’s Devices for Teams solution gives your business a flexible DaaS solution. This solution that is designed for scaling businesses allows you to Add, Switch and Return devices whenever you need to throughout your agreement. It also includes 360° Support wrapper, pre-configuration and deployment as well as support and management.
Benefits in getting Devices for Teams.There are many reasons to choose HardSofts D4T solution. Get true flexibility to match your business needs by being able to flex up and down as you need – without penalty. Leasing instead of buying your hardware is good for cash flow and avoids any upfront costs, allowing your teams to have the latest tech without the faaf!
Demystifying Device as a Service webinar There are many different “as a Service” offering and variants in today’s market, and the aim of this webinar done by our experts clarified what DaaS is and what benefits it can bring to your business. They also provided a complete overview on all things DaaS as well as guiding you through our Devices for Teams solution.
Systems Manager from Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS).
Protect your time and make your IT department happy with the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security licence. Stay productive and secure wherever you are, on any device, with intelligence drives innovations. Always ensure you have secure connections between people, devices, apps, and data with Identity and Access management. Connect any cloud and software as a service (SaaS, on premises, or on custom-built apps so you can ensure your workplace stays productive and the data stays secure. Learn more.
Achieving Zero Touch Deployment with Windows Autopilot.
Windows Autopilot revolutionises the way new devices get deployed, reset and repurposed across your organisation, freeing up IT to innovate and create business value while reducing their manual workload. It enables you to give new devices to users without the need to build, maintain and apply custom operating systems, all in a secure, efficient way. This also allows you to manage policies, profiles and apps even after they’re enrolled, without having to take the device back, better accommodating a mobile, global workforce.
Extra level protection from data loss.
Businesses, just like yours, place their trust in Microsoft to be the guardian of business-critical data including vital emails, customer data, and sensitive documents within your 365 monthly subscriptions. But Microsoft Office 365, is just as vulnerable to deletion and corruption as data stored on-premises. Often companies realise too late that their data can be lost due to user errors, corrupt file attachments and other issues that are outside of the Microsoft Cloud. Barracuda for Office 365 gives that extra level protection from data loss whilst also making your Office 365 implementation easier to manage.
Control all of your devices from one place.
Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based service which focuses on Mobile Device Management (MDM). Give your IT department peace of mind by knowing that your company and customer data is safe and secure. Save time and money with streamlined deployment, modern device management and built-in, cloud-powered security. Intune allows your MDM to bring together all of your Microsoft Surface devices and software, so then your business policies and systems can be kept together which will help your employees being productive whether they need to work from home or from other offices.
Free Deployment With Devices For Teams
Support & Configuration Services Included with Devices For Teams solution.
HardSoft can register and deploy your devices in Windows Autopilot. This will allow us to pre-enrol your device before it is delivered to you so it reduces the time and processes from your IT team. This solution allows you to track your assets while your workforce are working from home (WFH).
Pre-Configuration on your Devices
We can do pre-configurations via MDM (Mobile Device Management) solutions. We have various MDM solutions such as InTune, Cisco Meraki & Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS). Protect your time as well as empowering your IT department by having an MDM solution. Stay secure and productive wherever you are, on any device, with intelligence drives innovations.
Devices for Teams
DaaS stands for Device as a Service. This concept allows you to pay a monthly fee for your hardware, so there is no need for an upfront lump sum payment. Many companies have chosen this way of leasing as this services not only allows you flexibility, but it also includes support and management for your devices as well as protecting your cash flow.
We understand how important it is to have security as well as the right software on your devices for your company. Whether you need it to go to your employee who is working from home with their surface laptops or simply for your office surface devices, these can now be set up with Microsoft 365, Microsoft Autopilot, Barracuda Complete Protection & Cisco Meraki.
4G LTE Connectivity Surface Devices
4G LTE Surface devices allows you to free yourself from Wi-Fi and hotspot dependency by being always connected. These devices are perfect for businesses and employees who are on-the-go, working from home or frequently commuting and going out of the office to meetings.
Microsoft Surface Pro X
The Surface Pro X is the perfect on the go 2-in-1 laptop with LTE built in so you can keep connected anywhere & everywhere! Ultra-thin and lightweight, the Surface Pro X gives you ultimate mobility as you travel out of your office or you are working out in the field. The total PC power is delivered in an ultra-thin, 2-in-1 laptop along with having all day battery life to fully support you whilst you are on the move. You can also choose to add FREE 6GB Mobile Data to your lease of the Surface Pro X.
Microsoft Surface Duo
The Microsoft Surface Duo is available to lease on our affordable Pure Rental Solution – along with FREE 1 years 20GB Data, Unlimited Standard Minutes and Texts. The Surface Duo has an innovative 360° hinge that allows you to use two screens simultaneously with apps that work together, which allows you to do things other phones can’t. This phone is perfect for multi-tasking. The Surface Duo also has huge battery life so you can work throughout your day without charging…Learn more.
Microsoft Surface Go 2 4G LTE
Connect to anywhere on the go with the Surface Go 2 LTE. Whilst on the move, you can connect your Surface Go 2 via it’s USB-C port to displays, docking stations and other peripherals. Designed for the modern workplace, the Surface Go 2 is perfect for businesses that are out in the field or on-the-go to meetings, commuting or even working from home. Connect, collaborate and work in any environment with the fast 4G LTE connectivity. You can also choose to add FREE 6GB Mobile Data to your lease of the Surface Go 2.
Mobile Broadband Plans On LTE Devices Using Vodafone
HardSoft provide data-only SIMs which you can put into your Tablet or Laptop that has LTE connectivity inside. When you choose to lease a Surface that has LTE in it, there’s a FREE 12 Month 6GB Mobile Broadband to go with it that’s worth over £100. Work on the move or from a field with a Mobile Broadband SIM which is great for businesses on the move.
Mobile Phone Pay Monthly SIM Tariffs on Vodafone Or O2
We now offer a great choice of Data Packages for your Microsoft Surface Duo including FREE 1 Years 20GB Data with Unlimited Standard Minutes and Texts.
Microsoft Surface Technical FAQ’s
The Microsoft Surface Duo is designed for anyone who needs to be productive while they’re on the move. It’s more than a phone, and thanks to it’s revolutionary 360° hinge, it features a dual screen that opens up to a huge 8.1″, giving you more space to work with. The Surface Duo makes light work of tasks that other smartphones simply can’t do!
The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 has the biggest display, coming equipped with a 15” screen. A 13.5” version of the Surface Laptop 3 is also available. Both have touchscreen technology, excellent battery life, a number of ports, and operate at tremendous speeds, delivering a great performance when you’re on the go!
At the moment the lightest Surface on the market is the Surface Go 2. This 2-in-1 lightweight business laptop and tablet empowers you to get the job done no matter where you are! Whether you’re in the office or out visiting clients, this device has the functionality to adapt to whatever situation your workday places you in!
The Surface Laptop 3 is perfect for day to day productivity such as using Microsoft 365 Applications, browsing and using your laptop on the go. The Surface Book 3 is perfect for creative professionals, graphic designers, app development and social content creation.
“A normal widescreen laptop has a 16:9 aspect ratio. All Surface devices are 3:2 which is what Laptops were traditionally about ten years ago. The 3:2 aspect is square and is a format used for A4 paper, Photos and hence should be easier to use and edit on a 3:2 aspect laptop” – Andrew Morgan, Co-Founder of HardSoft
The modern workplace starts with Surface. Microsoft Surface and 365 allows people to work their way freely from anywhere whilst being protected with Microsoft security and modern manageability. If your employees are currently working from home, the surface range is designed for remote working.
You can choose to add this at any time throughout the lease contract of your computers. If you do not provide details of your own policy covering the equipment then cover will be added to your lease direct debit. This protects us all against any immediate loss and the knock-on consequences.
All Inclusive 3 Year Warranty
This support wrapper is inclusive of all parts and labour. If your Surface is faulty we offer, at no cost, a ‘Collect and Return’ service; whereby our courier will be sent in the next day after a fault has been reported and will return this to us for repair.
Accidental Damage Protection
Our Accidental Damage Protection cover extends your three-year warranty to cover your Devices that are broken as a result of sudden and unexpected events such as your Laptop being dropped or liquid is spilt on it.
We love our Customers! That’s why we have secured & continue to secure the return of over 5000 UK businesses for their IT & Computer needs. Existing Customers are Automatically enrolled. Get in touch with your HardSoft Account Manager or contact us.
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