|[February 20, 2013]
Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet Latest Example of Staples Meeting Technology Needs of Small Business
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products company and
second largest internet retailer, announces the availability of the
Windows 8 Surface
Pro from Microsoft, a tablet that provides the power of a laptop.
The Surface Pro is the latest example of Staples expanded technology
assortment and helps bring to life the company's vision to provide every
product businesses need to succeed.
The Windows 8 Surface Pro from Microsoft (News - Alert) is the latest example of Staples expanded technology assortment and helps bring to life the company's vision to provide every product businesses need to succeed. (Photo: Business Wire)
With an Intel Core i5 Processor (News - Alert) and full 1080p HD display, the Surface
Pro is compatible with a wide range of desktop apps like Quicken,
Outlook and Adobe Photoshop. Staples customers can purchase the Surface
Pro 64GB Tablet both in store and online for $899 and the Surface Pro
128GB Tablet online only for $999. Staples also offers the must-have
Surface tablet accessories, including covers, power adapters and
Staples stores feature more than 4,000 Certified Advisors, associates
certified by Microsoft Corp. with extensive product and new operating
system knowledge, who assist customers with personalized one-on-one
training on how to get the most out of Windows 8.
"Staples makes it easy for customers to research, purchase, install and
maintain all of their technology products," said Scott Rankin, Senior
Vice President, Technology Products and Services. "Staples has an
extensive assortment of the latest tablets, smartphones, laptops and
technology accessories, and cutomers can shop however and whenever they
want, whether it's in the store, online or on-the-go."
Among the product and services Staples offers business customers:
tech experts who can work with customers every step of the way,
from installation and setup to regular maintenance and repair. Small
businesses can make informed technology purchases online by visiting
Staples Technology Research Centers, featuring videos and product
The latest Android and Windows smartphones online or in select retail
stores, including models from Verizon, T-Mobile (News - Alert), Sprint (online only)
and AT&T (in-store only). Small businesses looking to take advantage
of the Windows 8 platform can purchase the Windows Phone (News - Alert) 8X by HTC for
Verizon or T-Mobile and can use the Staples upgrade
eligibility tool to check instantly if/when they are eligible for
A wide selection of printers for small businesses, with top brands
like HP, Brother and Epson. HP
Officejet Pro 8600 series, Brother
multi-function printers and Epson
WorkForce Pro printers are perfectly suited for small businesses
with fast print speeds.
All of the best tablets from Google, Microsoft, Samsung (News - Alert) and others.
For small businesses, Staples features the Lenovo
Twist, a four-in-one convertible Ultrabook that can be used in
notebook or tablet mode for maximum productivity, or easily switch to
a stand or tent mode for watching movies, reading or browsing.
As customers increasingly look to run their businesses using-cloud
based services, the Staples App Center lets small businesses purchase
and manage cloud-based applications all in one place, with a selection
of the best
business apps, an administrative console and one consolidated bill.
Staples is the world's largest office products company and second
largest internet retailer. For 26 years, Staples has served the needs of
business customers and its vision is to provide every product businesses
need to succeed. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery
capabilities, Staples offers office supplies, technology products and
services, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, copy and print
services and a wide range of other product categories. With thousands of
associates worldwide dedicated to making it easy for businesses of all
sizes, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe,
Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The company is headquartered outside
Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
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