Due to the continuing speed at which advances are made in processor speed and PC performance in general, leasing has become an increasingly attractive alternative to buying. Electronics equipment rental company Microlease has spotted this trend and hopes to cash in on what it sees as "a significant growth opportunity". "Rental is already used extensively in project work, training, exhibitions, and presentations as well as longer term office use in preference to purchase," said Peter Spillman, director and general manager, citing improved productivity due to access to the latest technology as the reason for the trend.
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