As we know, in desktop computers we find all the components are inputs. In laptops they are just inbuilt. These may include display, speakers, keyboard and pointing device such as mouse. These have always helped organizations in business to perform their jobs more efficiently. These are portable versions of the ubiquitous desktop computer. They possess power, speed, storage and display capabilities. They have greater capacity, complexity, and power. They are homogenous both in terms of hardware and software. To be part of global networks, these run on Microsoft Windows operating system.
Loss of software risk is low and can be replaced for less with cost of mitigation. It is set up to communicate with a network by providing accessibility to sensitive information. Laptops used by employees are all similar in terms of hardware and have identical software installed. Most laptops operate in the home network connected to the Internet. In most organizations, the security settings are controlled and updated in a similar process when the laptop is connected to the home net.
Large organizations concentrate on the latest versions of software connected to machines on the network. They are not constantly connected to the home network and need to monitor load critical updates. These in business allow greater interaction among employees, agencies, clients and customers. Managers can conduct conference calls and web-based seminars online with computers. This inter-connectivity between businesses, clients or customers can even be administered internationally.
Laptop cost more than desktop computers with the same capabilities because they are difficult to design and manufacture. A laptop can effectively be turned into a desktop computer with a docking station and a hardware frame that supplies connections for I/O devices such as a printer. It is a diverse category of devices which have been optimized for specific uses. Hardware specifications change significantly between different types, makes and models of laptops. They can be a Traditional laptop, Subnotebook, Netbook, Convertible, Laplet and Rugged notebook.
Usage of laptop can be done in places where a desktop PC cannot be used. Wi-Fi wireless networks and cellular broadband data services are supported by laptops. A laptop can have easy Internet and local network connectivity while remaining mobile.
Some of the Laptops which we use are: