Meet ChromeOS: Powered for Big Ventures. Perfect for Your Business


Did you know 91% of small business owners work over 40 hours a week?1 As a business owner, you’re constantly seeking ways to increase productivity and cut costs. Meanwhile, your IT team struggles to balance reactive and proactive work, security, and the simplification of operations.

To perform in today’s modern landscape, efficient and intuitive hardware and software are crucial. Gone are the days when advanced device management solutions were only accessible to large enterprises. ChromeOS device management with Chrome Enterprise Upgrade empowers your small business with the built-in business capabilities of ChromeOS. This translates to a secure, manageable, and empowered workforce—all backed by 24/7 IT admin support.

Looking to select the right device for your workers? Here are the top 5 benefits of switching your small business to secure, cloud-first computing with ChromeOS.

1. A Focus on Savings

Small businesses understand the pressure to cut costs. ChromeOS devices deliver up to 65% compared to previous devices, and an estimated $1,700 in savings per device over three years due to time efficiencies and productivity gains.2 You can learn more about simplifying and saving with ChromeOS in this on-demand webinar presented by Google’s Lawrence Lui, a ChromeOS product manager.

2. Effortless Device Management

ChromeOS devices deploy 63% faster than other operating systems2, getting your people up and running quickly. Chrome Enterprise Upgrade unlocks the full potential of ChromeOS devices for your business. Here’s how:

  • Zero-touch Enrollment: No more manual setup! Pre-configure devices and ship them directly to employees. They’ll be ready to work in just three easy steps upon connecting to Wi-Fi.
  • Seamless Network Access: Employees can instantly connect to your secure business network as soon as they connect to Wi-Fi.
  • Centralized Device Management: Take control with ease. Default Google-recommended policies—and the ability to create custom rules—keep all your ChromeOS devices secure and running smoothly, no matter their location.

ChromeOS is also 36% easier to manage than other operating systems.2 Plus, you get free 24/7 IT admin support with ChromeOS device management through Chrome Enterprise Upgrade.

3. Enterprise-grade Security

Managed ChromeOS devices have 24% fewer security attacks2 and have never had a reported ransomware attack. Ever.* And ChromeOS has 26% faster security updates than competitors.2

ChromeOS is the most secure OS out of the box.3 Built-in security features include automatic updates, sandboxing, and verified boot. ChromeOS device management strengthens these capabilities by allowing administrators to enforce policies like device encryption, application allowlisting, and remote device wiping. It also enables sign-in restrictions and force re-enrollment to ensure data stays secure.

Learn more about working confidently with built-in security here.

4. Work Without Limits

ChromeOS devices deliver 77% higher productivity and faster reboots compared to legacy or other devices.2

Slow and lagging technology is frustrating. ChromeOS devices are agile and flexible—so you can stay productive no matter where you’re working. ChromeOS takes the burden off your IT team and empowers your employees.

The centralized Google Admin console allows for easy management from anywhere, freeing your IT staff from tedious tasks. Automated updates, policy enforcement, and robust security features ensure your devices are always protected, allowing your IT team to focus on what truly matters—supporting your business needs in an efficient and stress-free way.

5. Scale Your Business with Confidence

As your business thrives and reaches new milestones, taking the next step can feel daunting. But what if your technology could seamlessly adapt and grow alongside you?

ChromeOS is built with scalability in mind. Its adaptable features empower your business to handle whatever comes next. Adding new employees or expanding to new locations? No problem. IT teams can effortlessly integrate new devices into the Google Admin console without significant time or resource investment. Get the full picture of Google’s business solutions here.

Learn more about ChromeOS or contact your Connection Account Team to discuss making the right move for your small business.

1. OneDeck, “Small Business Trends: 58% Of Small Business Owners “Very Concerned” About the Economy” April, 20231
2. IDC Business Value Paper, sponsored by Google, The Business Value of ChromeOS, doc #49920522, March 2023
3. Atredis – Google ChromeOS Competitive Analysis – v1.0

* As of 2024 there has been no evidence of any documented, successful virus attack or ransomware attack on ChromeOS. Data based on ChromeOS monitoring of various national and internal databases.