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Carbon-neutral IT leasing

CARBON-NEUTRAL IT LEASING WITH CARBONZER0

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Carbon-neutral IT leasing

CARBON-NEUTRAL IT LEASING WITH CARBONZER0

We provide sustainable IT procurement solutions for a wide range of technology types including, printers, desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, handhelds, scanners and mobile phones.
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HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

Managed Equipment Services

Typically a hospitals route to market was either a capital purchase or leasing. However, these two options only provide hospitals with access to financing options. What hospitals really require is access to a complete equipment management solution.
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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Take control of your industrial technology fleet

CHG-MERIDIAN's Industrial Technology solution offers a new approach for managing your industrial equipment, which provides you with a cost-efficient and flexible one-stop solution.
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Asset and contract management made simple

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MAN Truck & Bus

"Innovation cycles are getting shorter and shorter, which means that companies have to move with the times and continuously adapt their processes. They need support to do this, and that’s what CHG-MERIDIAN offers from start to finish.”

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MID CHESHIRE HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

“CHG-MERIDIAN provided us with a straightforward agreement that allowed us to keep our technology up-to-date and also allowed us to have a full rolling replacement, which was more cost effective in the long run. Furthermore, this also gave us the power over the manufacturer to negotiate the best possible price on both the service element and also the capital cost. Lastly CHG’s asset management, TESMA® has provided us with complete transparency over the solution in addition to the bonus of VAT savings!”

Clive Mosby, Head of Procurement, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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“We wanted to standardise the procurement process for IT equipment so that it was the same at all our international sites. In CHG-MERIDIAN, we have a central contact who coordinates our ordering processes worldwide and makes billing efficient and transparent through a pay-per-use model.”

Daniel Sommer, Client Services, MANN+HUMMEL

 

 

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Information Technology

CHG-MERIDIAN's IT solutions combine state-of-the-art technology, full lifecycle services and CHG-MERIDIAN's market expertise to enable one simple workspace cost for your organisation.

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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Industrial Technology

CHG-MERIDIAN's Industrial Technology solution offers a new approach for managing your industrial equipment, which provides you with a cost-efficient and flexible one-stop solution.

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HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

Healthcare Technology

Healthcare technology solutions that provide effective equipment management, support and flexible finance with your best interests at heart.

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IT Self-Service Portal

Simple, secure IT procurement – putting the power into the hands of the employee

As we all know, 2020 was the year where digital transformation plans and remote working practices had to be put into place at the drop of a hat. However, the processes that were put in place then were only designed to be a temporary solution, a stop-gap for maybe 6 – 12 months, at least so we initially thought.

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A boost for employee motivation

The future of IT procurement

A year into the pandemic, it is clear that productivity in the digital workplace is largely dependent on employee satisfaction. But how do you motivate your most important resource when you need to cut costs and your IT department is facing unprecedented challenges?

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Green IT checklist

Three steps toward sustainable IT

Newer and larger IT equipment often generates more CO₂ emissions than their previous models would have done. With larger batteries, more powerful processors and better quality screens being introduced with each new device, it's little surprise that the energy requirements to manufacture devices is going up. Here, we show you how you can make your IT more sustainable in three steps.

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Industrial Technology

4 Barriers to implementing automation and robotic technology and how to overcome them

Industrial automation and robotic systems have now advanced to a stage whereby they’re more capable, cheaper and easier to integrate and install. However, key barriers to implementing this technology remain. Here we highlight the 4 key barriers that prevent organisations from implementing automation and robotic technology and how to overcome them.

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Carbon-neutral leasing

Sustainable investment: carbon-neutral IT infrastructure with carbonZER0

Thanks to carbonZER0, the ‘green’ financing option from CHG-MERIDIAN, companies can make carbon-neutral IT investments for the first time. Here we explain how straightforward and sustainable this new offering is.

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Healthcare Technology

Using managed equipment services to create cost savings and improve patient care

NHS Trusts require a complex and diverse range of equipment and products to provide the standard of clinical care that is expected. From infusion pumps, ventilators and ultrasounds to CT scanners and robotics, there is a wide range of necessary equipment which has to be compliantly procured.

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Digital Signage Solution

What are the top 6 benefits of a digital signage solution?

Proven to be one of the most effective ways to grab the attention of your target market, communicate with them, and promote your products or services, digital signage solutions are a fantastic promotional tool.

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IoT and Digital Signage

How is IoT essential to digital signage?

Over the years, display technology has evolved and become one of the most attention-grabbing methods to connect with an audience. Screens have increased in size, become flat, and can have 4K resolutions. Digital displays have transformed the way we view media and opened the door to new ways of content creation and advertising.

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Digital Signage Solution

How can a digital signage solution help your business?

Digital technology has completely transformed the way we communicate. Paving the way for a whole host of opportunities when it comes to maximising exposure, connecting and engaging with target markets, and of course, inspiring action.

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International financing models

Facilitators at international level

In this interview, Matthias Dreizler, Head of International Business at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks to us about financing models and how they can be applied in an international context.

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5 success factors

How to make digital transformation a success

In this article, we sit down with Ulrich Bergmann, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at CHG-MERIDIAN and discuss change culture, visions for the future, and five success factors of major digital transformation programs.

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Digital Signage Benefits

Top 5 Benefits: Digital Signage

Thanks to significant advances in technology, there are now more possibilities than ever before for integrating digital signage solutions into your business or marketing activities.

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Digital Signage

Digital Signage: The benefits and opportunities

As you plan your marketing strategy and the ways in which you want to get your message out to your intended audience, you should consider digital signage. Here, we explore the benefits and opportunities that digital signage can deliver.

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Subscription Service

Moving your IT to a subscription service

There are several benefits in moving from a capital expenditure business model to buying technology assets via a subscription service.

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Digital signage content

What can you put on digital signage?

When it comes to digital signage, the options are endless. From text and images, through to videos, menus, adverts, and social media feeds, digital signage can be used to display a wide variety of information.

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Leasing Technology

How leasing technology in 2021 can benefit you

Having access to the right technology is crucial for the growth and success of businesses in all sectors. But that technology can prove to be costly, which is why businesses are increasingly turning to leasing to help them to access the equipment they need, when they need it, without upfront costs.

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IT Technology

How can you use this year’s budget to ensure your IT technology remains up to date for the next 3 years

Police forces operate not knowing what their budget will be each year; this creates problems with planning IT investments. Here we answer how you can use this year’s budget to ensure your IT technology remains up to date for the next 3 years.

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IT Budgets

How can police forces make their IT budget go further when it's being stretched?

UK police forces spent approximately £1.1 billion on ICT goods and services in 2019-20, remaining flat versus 2018-19. Although this might sound like a lot, the police market has the second smallest ICT spend within the public sector. Here we present how you can make your IT budget go further.

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Digital Technology

5 reasons that highlight the importance of adopting digital technology

UK police forces often find themselves stuck in a pattern of using their IT equipment on seven-year cycles, or until it breaks. Here we discuss why it is important to adopt digital technology and keep your IT technology up to date.

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Legacy IT

What are the true costs of retaining legacy IT?

UK police forces are often lagging behind the curve when it comes to modern IT infrastructure. Here we discuss the true cost of doing nothing and not upgrading your IT estate.

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User experience

The digital workplace your employees really want

User experience matters. Especially at work. The better the hardware meets the needs of employees, the more motivated and happy they will feel. But how can companies create the perfect digital workplace? Find out more here.

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Technology

What is the difference between 4G and 5G?

By 2021 there will be up to 438 million 5G connections, with up to 1.5 billion users predicted to have access to a 5G network by 2024. But what is 5G? And what is the difference between 4G and 5G?

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Technology

What is the 5G revolution?

Technology is constantly evolving. Now, finally, 5G has officially landed in the UK and is currently being rolled out to cities and towns throughout the country.

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The view from CIOs

Remote working is the new normal

Many IT departments were caught out in mid-March, when entire workforces suddenly needed to start working from home. Since then, it has become clear that this is not a temporary switch, but the start of a longer journey.

Digital Workplace

The key to successful digital transformation

Here we sit down and interview Oliver Schorer, CIO at CHG-MERIDIAN, on the subject of the ‘new normal’ and how he believes businesses can ensure their digital transformation plans are successful.

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From initial planning to rollback

The digital workplace at the push of a button

Many companies have had to recently switch to new ways of working to keep their day-to-day business running. Now there is demand for more permanent solutions.

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Sending a signal to trade and industry

Earth Overshoot Day 2020

Our society has been living beyond its means for decades. Whether the coronavirus pandemic will persuade us to use resources more responsibly and move away from the linear system depends to some extent on how cost-effective the alternatives are.

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HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

Robotics and robotic surgery: how to access better patient care

The advantages of robotic systems for the hospital, the surgeon and the patient cannot be denied. But hospitals often face the same challenge when looking to procure robotic technology, namely the high capital costs.

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CHG-MERIDIAN

What is the Internet of Things?

In this blog post we take a look at the benefits of IoT, the security implications and what the future holds for IoT.

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CHG-MERIDIAN

What is cloud computing?

Here's our guide to everything you need to know about cloud computing

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LEARNING FROM THE CRISIS

A digital workplace is more than just a laptop

The coronavirus crisis has temporarily transported the world of work into its digital future – with no warning and leaving little choice in the matter. It has made the idea of the digital workplace more tangible for IT decision-makers while exposing areas where there is still room for improvement.

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What is a 5G network?

5G network: How you can benefit

5G is being rolled out across the world. Here’s our guide to everything you need to know about 5G and how you can benefit from it.

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What is a digital workplace?

The digital workplace of today and tomorrow

As digital technology expands across everyday business operations, we explore how the digital workplace looks today and what it will be tomorrow.

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What is a finance lease?

How the finance lease powers the modern business

How can an enterprise grow to its full potential despite the costs? A finance lease provides the solution for many modern businesses.

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Digital Workplace

Device as a Service: Is it time to consider leasing instead of buying?

Cloud infrastructure, platforms, and software can already be acquired as a service, so why not the entire suite of workplace technology? Discover the benefits that Device as a Service (DaaS) can have for your company.

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Cloud Computing

What are the security risks of cloud computing?

More and more companies are recognising the many benefits offered by cloud computing. However, cloud computing is not without its risks. There are a number of security risks associated with cloud computing, but these can all be mitigated with the right protocols and approach.

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Financial solutions

Finance lease vs operating lease

There are multiple options available for an organisation when looking to procure IT equipment. Two of the most common financing options are a finance lease and an operating lease. Here we look at some of the key differences between the two.

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Education Technology

How to keep your students engaged and learning during lockdown

Keeping children engaged with their learning while not in the classroom has been a challenge for many parents across the UK in recent months. We interviewed Jo Maule, E-Learning Manager at Talbot Heath School, to find out how technology hardware and software has helped them to carry on providing their students with a valuable education during lockdown.

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Digital Workplace

Benefits of digital communications

Digital communication in the workplace has become common practice in the current climate. It’s difficult for any business to fully prepare for a situation like the one we’re in right now, but if they didn’t already realise the importance of the digital tools at their disposal, they do now.

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Digital Workplace

Creating a digital workplace

Embracing the digital transformation is essential when it comes to creating a workplace that empowers your employees and boosts efficiency. The more focus you place on having high-quality technology within your business, the stronger your digital workplace will be and the better your employees will perform.

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Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things success stories

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way many businesses operate, providing smart and efficient solutions. Saving time and money across a broad range of industries, it’s no surprise many businesses are adopting IoT technology to access its benefits and incredible potential.

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Digital Workplace

There is more to the digital workplace than IT equipment

The digital transformation is set to make the workplace more productive and flexible. But what does a digital workplace need to fulfil these expectations? Five IT experts talk about the various challenges they are facing and the strategies they are relying on to meet them.

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How the digital workplace works

Digital workplaces for digital employees

Smartphones, laptops and smart speakers have already become the norm at home. Yet many people find themselves stuck in an out of date world at work, even though setting up a digital workplace is not that difficult.

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Mobile working at CHG-MERIDIAN

Remote working made simple: The technology factor

The digital workplace is a vital component of any digital transformation strategy. When implementing the digital workplace, the technology that is made available to employees will have a significant role to play to ensure its success.

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Circular Economy

Circular Economy makes sustainability commercially viable

Buy, use, throw away – today’s consumer behaviour wastes huge amounts of resources and damages the environment. This is particularly true for IT equipment, where devices are replaced that are still working fine but are no longer state-of-the-art.

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Remote working at CHG-MERIDIAN

Remote working made simple: The platform factor

Data platforms allow us to organise and structure the flood of digital information in a sensible way when working remotely. They also enable us to work in virtual teams across borders, from anywhere. This type of flexibility is already the norm at CHG-MERIDIAN, and every day we learn something new. Find out here what data platforms are all about.

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From products to services

The importance of services within your digital workplace solution

Device as a Service, Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Storage as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service and now even Anything as a Service. Just about everything is available as a service today, here we take a look at the vital role of services within your digital workplace solution.

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Remote working at CHG-MERIDIAN

Remote working made simple: The mindset factor

There is growing pressure to roll out digital workplace strategies. The technologies and processes deployed are often state-of-the-art, yet performance and employee productivity still lag behind. At this point, it becomes clear how important it is to get the employees on board regarding digital workplace culture. Here we highlight the key role that employees play in any digitalisation strategy.

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A real-world example

The digital workplace at CHG-MERIDIAN UK

Mobile working is right on trend. But what do you need to do so that your employees can work remotely without any problems? Read on to find out how CHG-MERIDIAN implemented the digital workplace, and what elements were key to this.

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Pros & Cons of Cloud Computing

Advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing

Cloud computing has completely changed the way in which many businesses work day-to-day. Helping to improve workflows, free up physical and digital server storage space and make for a more efficient and flexible way of working.

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CHG-MERIDIAN

A guide to AI in healthcare

AI is revolutionising medical industries across the globe, offering the potential to improve everything from daily admin tasks to the creation of new drugs. In the age of technology, digitalisation is evolving a whole host of industries, and healthcare is set to continue the integration of AI to support crucial advancements.

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Digital Workplace

Escape the total cost of ownership (TCO) trap

Whether an IT estate pays for itself or not depends on more than the acquisition cost. We highlight the costs that are often overlooked and show you how to work out the correct total cost of ownership.

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Digital Workplace

Optimal design and management of the digital workplace

Today, employees expect their employer to provide a modern digital workplace that is equipped with the latest technology, and allows them to work from anywhere. Management need to work hand in hand if companies are to benefit from the digital workplace too.

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Digital Workplace

Invest in technology without breaking the budget

The digital transformation of business makes innovative payment models such as pay-per-use possible. By relying on a payment method that is based on actual usage, companies can avoid high capital expenditure on IT equipment or on installing and running IT solutions.

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AI in healthcare

Advantages and disadvantages of artificial intelligence in healthcare

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way the healthcare industry operates, helping to improve everything from routine tasks to data management and drug creation.

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The digital workplace

The digital workplace is crucial to any digital strategy

Successful digital transformation requires more than innovative, technology-based offerings and solutions. Oliver Schorer, CIO at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks to us about the digital workplace and its benefits.

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Strategies for the workplace of the future

6 Steps you need to take in order to make the digital workplace a reality

It is difficult to imagine digital transformation without state-of-the-art workplaces and remote working concepts. We highlight 6 steps you can take to make the digital workplace a reality.

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Continuing the international growth strategy

CHG-MERIDIAN launches in the ANZ region

CHG-MERIDIAN has officially launched a local entity in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region, reflecting another important milestone in the implementation of the company’s international growth strategy. With an impressive set of capabilities and a mission for strong growth, the leaders of the business have a simple strategy to achieve their mission.

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CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The foundations of the circular economy in our business model

In 2019 the spotlight was firmly on environmentally friendly practices, and how we, as individuals, can reduce our carbon footprint. To really make a difference though we need large corporations to make a stand and pledge to encourage sustainable business and the circular economy.

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MICROSOFT WINDOWS 7

RIP Windows 7 - how to avoid this situation in future

The much-loved operating systems extended support finally ended this week; however, research has found that 96% of the UK’s FTSE 100 and 250 companies are still running legacy applications on the old OS. Here we take a quick look at how you can avoid this situation in future and ensure your IT estate remains up-to-date all the time.

Industrial Technology

IntraLogisteX 2021

IntraLogisteX is an unmissable show featuring the latest and best in intralogistics. The show is packed with everything you'll need to improve your productivity, safety, maximise space and cut costs.

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Corporate social responsibility in 2019 at CHG-MERIDIAN

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is firmly engrained in CHG-MERIDIAN's company culture. As a family orientated business, we look to take on new CSR projects every year that help to benefit our society and bring our team closer together.

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RETAIL TECHNOLOGY

What is retail technology?

Technology continues to evolve and grow every day, whether that be the way in which we communicate with each other, travel, shop and even live in our own homes.

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Growth strategies for professional service firms

If you want your business to operate efficiently and develop, you need to have a growth strategy in place that has been skilfully thought out alongside a viable business plan.

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

How will technology impact law firms?

With the constant evolution in the world of technology, many industries are feeling the impact of change and the need to keep up with tech trends.

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HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

EAHM 2019

EAHM is the 28th European Congress for Hospital Managers, hosted in Ghent, Belgium. The event serves to unite healthcare leaders and professionals from all over Europe, to educate them about innovative new technology that is available to the healthcare sector.

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Industrial Technology

IMHX 2019

IMHX is the UK’s largest logistics exhibition and acts as a meeting place for those involved in the handling, movement or transportation of goods throughout the supply chain to come together and do business.

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SALE AND LEASEBACK

Unlock the value of your existing IT equipment with sale and leaseback

Have you tied up all your budget in ageing IT hardware? Our sale and leaseback programme is a simple financial solution, which allows you to raise cash by selling your existing equipment to CHG. Unlock the equity that’s hiding in your existing IT estate today.

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ASSET AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT - TESMA®

TESMA® FAQ's for local authorities and government departments

Here we answer some of the common questions we receive from local authorities and government departments regarding our in-house asset and contract management system, TESMA®.

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PUBLIC SECTOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Technology investment without breaking the bank

Technology investment is often associated with high up-front costs and inherent risk. However, we argue that by embracing digitalisation, local authorities and government departments can reduce costs and improve productivity.

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RETAIL TECHNOLOGY 2019

5 Technologies set to impact the retail sector in 2019 and beyond

To compete with the recent rise in online sales traditional bricks and mortar shops are having to explore new innovations and ideas to maintain a strong physical presence. Here we take a look at 5 retail technologies that are set to impact the future of the sector.

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RETAIL TECHNOLOGY

Is the high street really dying or just changing?

In a world seemingly dominated by Amazon and having seen multiple retailers already fall by the wayside, with many more struggling to remain profitable. It raises the question, is the high street really dying?

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HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

Embracing the digital transformation for greater financial clarity and lower total cost of ownership

Our Global Healthcare Business Development Manager, Andrew Hockenhull discusses how hospitals can improve their patient care, while also lowering costs by embracing new technology and the digital transformation.

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HIGHER EDUCATION

3 Technology types that will impact higher education in 2019

The learning environment is a different place now to the one it was 20 years ago. Technology is now an integral part of the educational process for both students and staff. IT Research firm Gartner recently identified the top 10 technologies that will impact higher education in 2019. Here we take a closer look at 3 of those technology types.

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CARE: COMIC RELIEF 2019

Employees get involved to raise money for Comic Relief

Through the CARE initiative, CHG-MERIDIAN employees continue to make a difference. Contributing to society has long been important for the family-owned group, and we continue to fulfil that tradition.

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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

Shaping the future of mobile technology

2019 is set to be another year where mobile technology continues to break boundaries. We take a quick look into some of the trends you can expect to see.

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

Why the mobile 'tech fund' is no longer ideal for procuring mobile devices

Mobile phone technology has significantly improved in recent years, but many businesses remain locked into an outdated procurement strategy.

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HEALTHCARE

Why digitalisation is important to the healthcare industry

From retail to healthcare, people expect more from their experience as both a customer and a patient due to modern technological advancements.

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WINDOWS 7

What should you do if your organisation is still running Windows 7?

With support for Microsoft’s Windows 7 coming to an end on the 14th January 2020, time is running out for the popular legacy operating system.

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ASSET MANAGEMENT

How seamless asset management benefits your business

Asset management is a way of managing, tracking and maintaining fixed or movable assets for a business, whether that’s physical equipment or digital software and data.

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DEVICE AS A SERVICE

The benefits of using a device as a service solution

The Device as a Service (DaaS) model is a trend that is being embraced by many businesses to transform their workplaces, improving productivity, efficiency and saving money in the process.

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DIGITAL SIGNAGE

What is digital signage?

Digital signage is a form of content that is displayed across a number of different screens or displays, in order to present information in an eye-catching and convenient way.

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

What is a Mobility Technology Solution?

A mobility technology solution is a solution that allows employees to work from anywhere, at any time, using devices and software suited to their job role.

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HEALTHCARE

What are the benefits of remarketing second-hand medical equipment?

Many types of medical equipment can be remarketed after hospitals move onto newer technology. Learn more today

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Balancing eHealth, data protection, and data security

In this interview, Peter Krause, Head of Healthcare at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about data protection in the healthcare sector and the requirements for data erasure, which many people are unaware of, especially in the case of printers and similar equipment.

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STRATEGY

AI, internet of things (IoT), and hybrid IT require entirely new financing methods

Capital expenditure on IT is a key factor in the ability to innovate, especially for financial services providers. However, the necessary financing measures can have an adverse effect on a company’s flexibility.

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY SUMMIT 2018

Paving the way for a digital transformation

Our group CIO, Oliver Schorer speaks to IT Business Magazine about digital transformation and how companies can ensure its successful implementation.

TECHNOLOGY LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

Ensuring every stage of your technology’s lifecycle is covered

“Multiple devices, managing a combination of hardware and software, an increasing focus on security and assets that are constantly evolving. A technology lifecycle management solution is now more imperative than ever.”

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HEALTHCARE

How can a finance solution help improve your patient care?

We highlight the top 5 reasons why a financial solution could create cost savings and improve patient care.

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RETAIL TECHNOLOGY

Enhancing the customer experience through digital technology

How digital technology can help transform and rejuvenate your retail environment

HEALTHCARE REMARKETING

We buy second-hand medical equipment – discover how easy it is to sell your ageing/redundant equipment

We answer some of the frequently asked questions we receive surrounding our healthcare remarketing process.

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UK HEALTH SHOW

HETT 2018

Come and join us at the UK Health Show on stand J38 to find out more information regarding our financial solutions, our asset management system (TESMA®) and our remarketing and data erasure service

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

Enterprise Mobility and Millennials in the Workspace

By 2020 millennials will make up the bulk of the workforce. By this same stage, the global mobile workforce is predicted to account for 42% of the global workforce. Here we take a look at the top 3 benefits driving enterprise mobility and the demands of the millennial workforce.

2018 CORPORATE REPORT

The signs are good

Dr. Mathias Wagner, Chairman of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, looks back on 2017 and provides an optimistic outlook for the future.

2018 CORPORATE REPORT

Excellent prospects across the board despite Brexit uncertainty

Declan McGlone, Vice President Finance UK/Ireland, talks about business development, the effects of digitalisation and the impact of Brexit.

A QUICK WORD WITH WAYNE FOWKES ON INTELLIGENT FINANCING

Thinking outside the box when it comes to financing

Intelligent finance models that are designed around your requirements

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EDTECH

How technology is helping to improve learning & increase harmony in the classroom

We all want to learn & work in an environment that provides us with the best possible chance to be successful. We take a dive into what the effect is of having the latest technology available to staff & students.

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WHY CHOOSE CHG-MERIDIAN?

Discover the benefits of leasing your technology estate

10 reasons why you should lease rather than purchase your IT equipment

LOW COST – HIGH BENEFIT

Calculating backward – thinking ahead

Using a pay-per-patient model to manage investment risks in healthcare technology

INTELLIGENT FINANCIAL ENGINEERING, OPTIMUM ACCOUNTING

Intelligent financing concepts pave the way for future innovation

As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN offers benefits for CIOs and CFOs alike. We'll show you how to implement innovative projects cost-effectively.

IS TCO IMPORTANT? YES. IS IT STRAIGHTFORWARD? NO.

Five thoughts on total cost of ownership

Why the CIO and CFO are in the same boat when it comes to TCO calculations, and how only an independent expert can help.

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PUBLIC SECTOR DEFERRED PAYMENTS

Order now, lease later

Benefit from our flexible, bespoke, customised financial solutions

SOARING COSTS UNDER CONTROL

An end to high up-front costs

How pay-per-patient models can help to preserve liquidity

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Green Technology Remarketing

Eco-friendly remarketing process from CHG-MERIDIAN

How you can adopt environmentally friendly remarketing into your core business

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

Could unbundling be the cheaper way to finance your mobile phone infrastructure?

"A 24-month deal, locked into the same network provider, with the same handset resulting in next to nothing in terms of flexibility."

A QUICK WORD WITH RALF BEHRNING ON THE TOPIC OF TCO

“Just buying cheaply is not always enough”

IT procurement is very different to purchasing consumables. Ralf Behrning clarifies what really matters.

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

Is converging technology the future of the workspace?

Keeping pace with the latest technology and trends can be a real challenge in today's world, with staying one step ahead almost impossible. We take a look at one of the latest digital trends to impact the Enterprise Mobility world - convergence.

DATA ERASURE

Right to erasure - a part of GDPR

The right to erasure or the right to be forgotten. How can you equip yourself to ensure you comply?

IT Director Interview

Intelligent mobile working: Mobile workspace 4.0

In this interview, Oliver Schorer, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and member of the Board of Management at CHG-MERIDIAN, talks about how digitalisation and the impact of intelligent mobile working is changing our future workspace.

TECHNOLOGY FOR EXAMINING TREATMENT COSTS

Pay per use models create greater transparancy

As an innovative funding partner with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN sheds light on your overall costs. We will show you where you have potential savings and how you can achieve these savings.

Long-term thinking, quick savings

Lifecycle Management for greater cost effectiveness

With decades of experience in project financing, be assured that your investment will pay off with CHG-MERIDIAN's holistic view & expertise. Learn more online.

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COST MANAGEMENT TAKEN ONE STEP FURTHER

TCO provides a better overview

As an innovative technology manager with decades of experience, CHG-MERIDIAN creates maximum cost transparency, identifies potential savings – and achieves these savings.

Enterprise Mobility

Embracing the fundamental shift in the future of mobility

We sat down with our Country Service Manager, Scott Linley and our Head of Sales Corporate, Danny Persaud to take a dive into the world of Enterprise Mobility

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Considering refreshing your IT estate?

3 Reasons why you should consider refreshing your IT estate with CHG-MERIDIAN this summer

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ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

How to keep freedom and flexibility for employees' and key decision makers

For years, an office, a desk and fixed working hours have been considered the unchangeable reality of everyday working life, but this pattern is now rapidly changing thanks to the rise of modern mobile working.

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PUBLIC SECTOR

How can CHG-MERIDIAN and the CPC help you?

Find out how our partnership can help benefit your institution

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CHG-MERIDIAN

Our Blog

Flexible, innovative, bespoke financial solutions. Read on to gain an insight into how CHG-MERIDIAN works.

NEWS

Click on the links to news items about our company, discover background information, read our quarterly results, and find out more about our solutions and corporate citizenship.
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Apr 22, 2021 – Egham

Successful 2020 financial year thanks to resilient business model

• Pandemic-related decline of 12 per cent in lease origination compared to 2019
• Positive net income development due to strong growth in previous years
• Sustainable business model is an important competitive factor

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APR 22, 2021 - Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN published first sustainability report

The international Group has always based its business model on the resource-efficient circular economy and continuously expands its commitment to sustainability. The 2020 sustainability report is the Group’s first, and it transparently documents the measures taken and the goals set.

UN GLOBAL COMPACT
Apr 8, 2021 – Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN joins the United Nations Global Compact

The international technology manager makes a clear commitment to responsible corporate governance. In March 2021, CHG-MERIDIAN signed the United Nations Global Compact and thus underlined its long-term commitment to sustainability.

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Feb 3, 2021 – Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN introduces carbon-neutral IT leasing

• carbonZER0 available to customers in 27 countries
• Green financing option for carbon-neutral investment in IT infrastructure
• CO₂ offset payments go toward certified climate protection projects

Apr 23, 2020 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN shows significant growth for 2019

• Lease origination: 32 per cent increase to around €2 billion compared to the prior year
• Circular economy: almost 700,000 IT devices refurbished for a second lifecycle
• Coronavirus pandemic: both challenge and opportunity

Apr 8, 2020 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN: Immediate aid to support the community in the region in the wake of the Corona crisis

• Donation of EUR 200,000 to the Bürgerstiftung Kreis Ravensburg
• Dr. Wagner: We need a strong community for cohesion in society
• Support for non-profit associations, especially in the field of art and culture, and for organisations providing social assistance in the region. Particular attention is also paid to supporting disadvantaged children and young people

Mar 1, 2020 – Weingarten

Ulrich Bergmann appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Changes to the Board of Management of CHG-MERIDIAN

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Aug 21, 2019 – Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN announces partnership with the Motor Neurone Disease Association

CHG-MERIDIAN is pleased to announce its corporate charity partnership with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MND Association)

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Apr 9, 2019 – Weingarten

Successful business performance delivers a record year for CHG-MERIDIAN

• Growth: Lease originations up 22 per cent year-on-year
• Internationalisation: Successful acquisition of Australian technology specialist equigroup in 2018
• Circular economy: Further increase in the number of refurbished and data-erased assets for the secondary market

Jan 28, 2019 – Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN UK expands into the industrial technology solutions market

• Experienced: Extended focus on material handling equipment
• Independent: Non-captive expertise for a more efficient industrial fleet
• Efficient: Lower Total Cost of Ownership – customers are reporting cash savings of up to 16 per cent

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Jan 16, 2019 – Egham

Department for Education signposts CPC Leasing Framework

• Substantial discounts relative to the marketplace
• A fast and simple route to market, with decreased procurement timescales
• Full compliance with EU Procurement and individual organisations’ finance regulations
• Reduced risk, as all suppliers have been fully evaluated by the CPC team

Sep 3, 2018 – Weingarten / Sydney

CHG-MERIDIAN acquires Australian technology financing company equigroup

• Strategic growth impulse for lease originations for the CHG-MERIDIAN Group
• equigroup opens up access to attractive Australia/New Zealand region
• CHG-MERIDIAN now has a presence in 25 countries around the world

Jul 5, 2018 – Egham

Recording assets on the go securely and cost-effectively with the TESMA® App

• CHG-MERIDIAN further develops TESMA® with the launch of the TESMA® App
• Eliminate manual processes, and reduce the time and effort spent on asset management by using a smartphone
• A further step towards the complete digitalisation of asset lifecycles

Apr 10, 2018 – Weingarten

New European General Data Protection Regulation: Secure data erasure process via CHG-MERIDIAN

• Companies need to adjust the way they handle personal data
• CHG-MERIDIAN offers its own certified data erasure process called eraSURE®
• eraSURE® facilitates compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Mar 22, 2018 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN continues to generate profitable growth in 2017

• Increased: Volume of lease origination rises by 8 percent year on year
• Successful: Technology diversification and international positioning pay off
• Innovative: Digitalisation offers further opportunities for profitable growth

Feb 20, 2018 – Berlin

Digitalisation proficiency needed in the healthcare sector

• Digital skills as a key competence in the healthcare sector
• Healthcare providers make efficiency gains and increase competitiveness by training their workforce
• CHG-MERIDIAN supports D21-Digital-Index and analyses impact on investments in healthcare


Jan 24, 2018 – Berlin

D21 digital index for 2017/2018 shows that German companies are lagging behind on mobile workspaces

• The mobile workspace is becoming a competitive factor for firms
• Companies have to help employees embrace digitalisation
• CHG-MERIDIAN is again supporting the D21 study as a partner

Jan 22, 2018 – Egham

Behrning new Executive Vice President Western Europe, Henrion takes over Vice President Sales role for France

From January 2018, Ralf Behrning, former Vice President Sales France, takes over the role of Executive Vice President Western Europe, succeeding Wayne Fowkes, Sales Director Americas.

Oct 30, 2017 – Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN: positive business development in the first nine months

• Growth: lease originations and profitability increase
• Continuity: remarketing uptrend continues
• Potential: Enterprise Mobility Solutions offer excellent prospects and win an award

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Sep 18, 2017 – Egham

CHG-MERIDIAN UK awarded place on the CPC leasing framework

• TENDER REF: CPC/RL/02/17
• OJEU DIRECTIVE REF: 2014/24/EU
• AWARD OF CONTRACT REF: CA4130

• Strong: Full marks for our quality of services and contract management
• Appreciated: Existing service relationship
• Experienced: 40 years of experience in the public sector

Apr 28, 2017 – Weingarten

Flying start to 2017 for CHG-MERIDIAN

• Successful: volume of leases originated rises by 13 percent year on year; above-average growth in Germany
• Robust: international business continues to perform well
• Buoyant: high demand for data erasure and mobility solutions

Apr 7, 2017 – Weingarten

Digital Signage Solutions (DSS) from CHG-MERIDIAN are leading the way

• Direct: Communicate with your preferred target group in real time
• With confidence: A test phase provides peace of mind during digital transformation
• State-of-the-art: A technology refresh means you always get the latest technology

Apr 20, 2017 – Weingarten

Procurex 2017

This year, CHG-MERIDIAN will be exhibiting at the Procurex England South event on 20th April 2017. This is an annual Public Sector Festival of Procurement where we will be looking to educate attendees as to how we can assist with the procurement of their IT technology.

Nov 16, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN reorganises Board of Management; Dr. Mathias Wagner to succeed Jürgen Mossakowski

Steadfast: Mossakowski to join the new Supervisory Board, Dr. Wagner to become the new Chairman of the Board of Management
Strong: Sales activities to be brought together in one remit
Structured: Separate Board of Management remit for IT and Services

Nov 16, 2016 – Weingarten

2016 D21 Digital Index: Companies must contribute to digitalisation of Germans

CHG-MERIDIAN is supporting the D21 study as a partner for the first time
The digital skills of the German population are improving – but too slowly
Three out of four Germans prefer to learn how to use smartphones and similar devices by themselves in their spare time
The onus is on companies: Tax-exempt incentive programs also provide employees with access for personal use

Feb 10, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN increases its lease originations by 9 percent in 2016

Sustained organic growth at a high level shows that the strategy is working

Excellent progress in the delivery of the service strategy, record result for certified data erasure

Two new sites in Germany bring the Company closer to its customers and create further potential for growth

Oct 31, 2016 – Gross-Gerau

Colleagues for colleagues: CHG-MERIDIAN employees run for a good cause

Carrying the baton: marathon route completed by six relay teams

Collective effort: €2,531.70 raised for the Gross-Gerau sports association for disabled people

Cooperation: CHG-MERIDIAN has employed people with disabilities at its Gross-Gerau site since 2007

Oct 27, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN AG steps up the pace of growth in the third quarter of 2016

Moving up a gear: accelerated growth in lease originations

Security-conscious: strong demand for data erasure services

Innovative: Enterprise Mobility Solutions demonstrate their potential

Jul 22, 2016 – Weingarten

Buoyant growth for CHG-MERIDIAN in the first half of 2016

Momentum: Strong growth impetus in western and southern Europe

Solidity: Gross profit stabilises at a high level

Innovation: New enterprise mobility solution opens up potential

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