Google’s new ‘Grab and Go’ project helps business loan Chromebooks to their employees

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At Google, the corporate provides a ‘Seize and Go’ program that permits staff to make use of self-service stations to shortly borrow and return Chromebooks with out having to undergo a prolonged IT approval course of. Now, it’s bringing this similar concept to other businesses.

Chromebooks have discovered their place in schooling and a variety of bigger enterprise corporations are additionally getting on board with the thought of a centrally managed gadget that principally focuses on the browser. That’s perhaps no shock, provided that each faculties and enterprises are just about in search of the identical factor from these units.

At Google, the system has seen greater than 30,000 customers which have accomplished greater than 100,000 loans to date.

Whereas Google needs others to run comparable packages (and use extra Chromebooks within the course of) it’s value noting that this can be a restricted preview program and that Google isn’t constructing and promoting racks or different infrastructure for this. As a Google spokesperson informed us, Google will give corporations that need to do this the open supply code to construct this technique and advise them via the setup and deployment. It can additionally interact with companions to assist them construct the hardware or arrange a ‘Seize and Go’ as a service system.

Staff who need to use one among these ‘Seize and Go’ stations merely decide up a laptop computer, sign up and transfer on with their day. When they're finished, they merely return the laptop computer. That’s it. Straightforward.

That’s not fairly as thrilling as Google constructing and promoting racks of Chromebooks, however this challenge is clearly one other transfer to convey Chromebooks to the enterprise. Particularly, Google says that this program is supposed for frontline staff who solely want units for a brief time period, in addition to shift staff and distant staff.

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