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Cyclone lists Microsoft Surface products in All of Government Catalogue

19 Feb 14

Microsoft Surface products are now available through All of Government via the new Cyclone Catalogue.

In recognition of the growing demand for Microsoft Surface tablets by both schools and government agencies, the Microsoft Surface portfolio has now been enabled for supply to Participating Agencies via the All-of-Government (AoG) procurement process.

AoG objectives include a centre-led procurement process for selected categories in order to deliver savings to schools and agencies - it currently has seven panel providers for IT Hardware of which, Cyclone Computers is one.

Cyclone, a local private company, is servicing Participating Agencies in both the education and non-education sectors and is now providing a comprehensive Microsoft Surface line-up (including Microsoft peripherals) on their current catalogue.

Surface 2 is thin and light, features a long battery life (up to 10 hours), and comes with Microsoft Office 2013 RT pre-installed while the Surface Pro 2 runs Windows 8 Pro, and has the power of a high-performance laptop in a tablet form factor.

"Both Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are well suited to productivity scenarios, with Type and Touch Covers available, ports to connect and share, and offering a familiar Windows-based user experience," says Tracey Thomson, Microsoft Manager, Cyclone Computers.

"The inclusion of Microsoft Surface devices further extends the choice of platform, OS and form factor to AoG customers."

For more information on the Surface family of products, visit www.microsoft.co.nz/surface

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