The corona pandemic has changed how we work. Working at home at least a few days a week is now the rule, not the exception. In all likelihood, this will remain the case. At Prime Computer, we introduced home office for all employees who do not work in production with the first lockdown in spring 2020. Those of the employees who have not yet had a PrimeMini at home unplugged their PrimeMini from the office desk and reinstalled it on the desk at home. In this way, all employees could set up a full-fledged workplace without much effort, which is hardly inferior to the one in the office. Since we practically only use online tools, collaboration is not really affected. Recently our entire telephone system has been switched over to Microsoft teams. So here too we are completely independent of location.
We are happy to share a small selection of pictures of the new home office workplaces in this post. On our social media channels, we will show more setups later on.
The ideal home office PC
A key benefit that makes the PrimeMini an excellent home office PC is its ultra-compact footprint. Even on a typically smaller desk at home, it can be placed directly on the desk without any problems. This makes installation and cabling super easy. You can reach all connections very easily. Despite its placement on the desktop, there is still enough space for full dual-screen setups or large single screens. This allows many of us to work much more efficiently than with a small notebook screen or a dual setup, where one of the screens is the notebook’s screen.
Silent and energy-efficient
Like all Prime Computer products, the PrimeMini is completely silent. We achieve this by cooling the PrimeMini fanless and not using mechanical hard drives but only fast SSDs. Since Prime Computer products are passively cooled, energy efficiency is a must.
All of us who now work at home more often have noticed it in our electricity bills. Computers consume energy. Especially because we spend several hours a day working on the PC, an energy-efficient PC saves a surprising amount of money over a longer period of time. We have developed a detailed operating cost calculator that allows everyone to accurately calculate their savings when using a PrimeMini as a home office computer. A positive side effect of an energy-efficient computer is the reduction of our carbon footprint. The Prime Computer sustainability calculator illustrates exactly what this means with impressive comparisons.
Buy the PrimeMini
The PrimeMini can be ordered in Switzerland via Alltron respectively Brack.ch from their own warehouse: Brack.ch: Link
If customers need additional peripherals for their home office, Brack.ch offers everything from a single source together with the PrimeMini.