HP Inc. Malaysia has launched HP for Business, a platform dedicated to small-and-medium businesses (SMBs) in support of the future of the nation. To support local SMBs digitisation needs as they move from survival to revival, HP for Business is offering monthly technology installment plans from just RM85.50 over 36-months this October.
The bundle from HP will help Malaysian SMBs elevate their security, productivity, and mobility with HP’s range of business PCs. It also includes a 12-month free integrated cloud-based software service from Deskera to help SMBs manage business operations including invoicing, accounting, financial reporting, sales and lead generation and tracking, as well as employee payroll, leave and expenses.
“Going digital is not a luxury anymore, but a core necessity. Our all-in-one platform will enable SMBs to seamlessly run their business, track their finances, manage their accounts, engage with their customers and employees as well. We are happy to partner with HP on this program to empower SMBs in Malaysia to successfully navigate this uncertain period”, said Somesh Mishra, Vice President, Deskera.
In Malaysia, SMBs are a key driver of economic growth and employment in Malaysia, making up 98.5 percent of business establishments, providing jobs to 70 percent of the Malaysian workforce[i]. According to the HP Asia Pacific (APAC) SMB Outlook Report, 46 percent of SMBs surveyed are expecting less growth post-Covid.
Despite this, over 50 percent of SMBs expecting not just to survive but thrive, post pandemic, and are looking for critical support and guidance to move past survival to revive their businesses longevity through digital adoption and a transformation of existing business models.
In addition, HP for Business also offers free business webinars where local SMBs and industry experts offer advice on topics including business resilience, cost efficiency, digital economy, and security.
“HP for Business will empower local SMBs with the knowledge, innovation and services powered by HP’s range of business technology that prioritizes flexibility, security, reliability and performance. The new offering aims to ensure that SMBs can be unstoppable as they ensure the future sustainability of their business and adapt to thrive with limited resources,” said Alex Tan, Malaysia Channel and Enterprise Director, HP Inc.
Nearly 60 percent of SMBs across APAC view digital adoption as an essential skill to not just survive but thrive in post-pandemic. In Malaysia, over 65 percent of SMBs echo this statement to enhance business productivity, efficiency, security, and mobility to support long run finance flexibility and business growth.