The advantages of purchasing your Chrome devices through a Google partner, and thus from Google rather than a consumer Chrome device from a retail outlet such as Wal-mart, Amazon, BestBuy, etc, are:
1.Support, and, 2.Management Tools.
Get 24/7 support directly from Google
Includes one-year hardware warranty
Phone and email support
Google Chrome Devices for Business customers get 24/7 support via phone and/or email via the Google Enterprise Support Portal. If we manage your Google Apps domain we’ll also be able to manage your support tickets.
Online support on how to administer Chrome devices for Business is also available. Tracking shipments, enrolling devices, managing settings, configuring printers, setting up policies, and more.
Easy hardware replacement policy
If your hardware fails while under warranty, just contact support and arrange to swap for a new one. No waiting in retail lines or sending it off to be diagnosed. Overnight shipping is available for replacement devices.
Manage user, device and app policies across an entire fleet of Chrome devices via a web-based console.
Assign devices to employees and get configuration and usage reports.
Pre-install and block apps
Blacklist, whitelist, or pre-install apps, extensions and URLs.
Create user groups
Apply policies, apps, and settings to different sets of users.
Control user access
Control who uses your Chrome devices: prevent outside users from logging in, disable Guest Mode, or designate the specific users within your domain that can use a Chromebook.
Configure network access
Set network and proxy settings to make it easy for users to get up and running and ensure they’re protected by web filters and firewalls.
Customize user features
Modify user settings like bookmark and app sync across computers and brand your devices with custom Chrome themes.