Computer rental companies all fall under the SMB umbrella, since no major computer distributor or manufacturer has a laptop rental program.
Laptop Rentals -Fast Growing Product in a Small Industry
Cincinnati, Ohio -Rentacomputer.com, the world's largest laptop rental aggregator, announced that laptop rentals are up 77% over last year at this time. Rentacomputer.com is a good market barometer for the computer rental market with delivery to 1000 cities worldwide. Rentacomputer.com does business in all 50 US States, most Canadian providences and has recently expanded to several European Cities.
"The reason for the increase is convenience. People like not having to lug their laptop to faraway venues. Since most people have USB Flash Memory, the high end wireless laptops we offer for any rental period work fabulously." Said Darcy Mann, Tech Travel Agent, for Rentacomputer.com
The world market for laptop computer rentals is was estimated to be $177 Million USD. (Source:Rentacomputer.com study of over 100 computer rental firms in 2006)
Rentacomputer.com is a 20 year old, privately held company with headquarters near Cincinnati, Ohio.