Imagine this scenario: you have just purchased a new computer, and you boot it up all excited to get right into setting it up, only to find that it is extremely slow and bogged down by all kinds of applications you didn’t know were pre-installed on it. This type of unwanted software can be a problem, especially for businesses when they want to get their new technology up and running as soon as possible.
Technology can resolve many issues for your business, especially when they get in the way of your operations. In fact, your technology plays a pivotal role in ensuring that your business can run at optimal efficiency without being held back by common pain points. Today, we want to discuss ways your organization can and should implement managed IT to solve common issues in your business’ operational infrastructure.
When it comes to your business’ technology, a lot can go wrong if you don’t take the time to… well, take care of it. The best way to ensure that your technology remains in proper working order is to keep up with basic maintenance. We realize that this can be a challenge, though, especially for small businesses with limited budgets.
The modern business depends on its data, so maintaining your infrastructure and keeping it healthy should be imperative to your success. Businesses generally host their data on servers, and keeping these complex pieces of technology safe, secure, and sound will take more effort than managing your average workstation. Follow these best practices and your job will be made much easier, though!
Sometimes your network will get bogged down for apparently no reason. Well, we hate to break it to you, but there is almost sure to be a reason, one of which could be a network bottleneck. A network bottleneck could very well harm your network to the point where productivity and efficiency are impacted. How do you discover a bottleneck and resolve it?
You want to make smart decisions for your business, but it’s not always so simple. Small businesses have a lot of options for their workstation needs, so what is the budget-minded company to do? Chromebooks offer a cost-effective way to get the computing equipment you need while keeping hardware costs low.
Being proactive can save a lot of headaches. Outside of maybe your car, nowhere is this more evident than with your business’ technology. Businesses that fail to stay ahead of their technology problems see a lot more inefficiency and costly downtime than organizations that stay on top of their technology. If your business doesn’t have a proactive maintenance platform in place, you are just prolonging the inevitable.
The average business has countless endpoints accessing their infrastructure’s data at any given point throughout the workday. Think about it; just how many devices have access to your business’ data infrastructure? Do you know the answer? If not, then perhaps you could be doing more to secure these endpoints, as any endpoint that is not adequately secured could be a gateway into your network for a cybercriminal.
The traditional method of telephony may have been the standard for business communication for a long time, but it has since fallen out of favor compared to more modern, more flexible tools like Voice over Internet Protocol. VoIP is an exceptionally useful tool that all organizations can benefit from implementing. Let’s discuss some of the benefits that your business can leverage to its advantage as a result of using VoIP.
Small businesses rely on technology today more than ever, and it can have an effect on the way that a business operates. Many businesses when they are just starting out have significant deficits in available capital to purchase new technology so they develop processes that require significant employee time, which of course is costly, especially when there is technology available that can automate those tasks. Today, we’ll discuss how integrating new technologies can provide more organizational confidence and suggest some options that won’t necessarily break the bank.