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There are many things to consider as your business grows. Information Technology should be one of them. As businesses come to rely on technology more and more for their everyday operations, it’s important to consider a few timely issues when examining your IT needs. These smart solutions can help strengthen and secure you small business IT “department’.
- IMPROVE CASH FLOW – BUDGET YOUR IT
Protect your cash flow and create a plan around your technology. By including technology in your budget you’ll be able to better prepare for the future when it comes to replacing hardware, upgrading software, or making major network changes. Just because you only have 3 computers, doesn’t mean technology shouldn’t be in your budget.
- OPTIMIZE CURRENT TECHNOLOGY
Make sure your IT matches your speed. Have your systems audited to ensure they’re meeting the needs of your applications.
- TIGHTEN SECURITY
Viruses, malicious code, network intrusion….the list goes on. Small businesses face hundreds of security risks every day because they’re an easy target and rarely have the capital to invest in maximum protection. Take security seriously and keep your data safe.
- PREVENT DATA LOSS
Take action now to avoid catastrophic data lost. Online backup solutions from Partek ensure your data is safe in the event of a hardware failure, natural disaster, or accident.
- INCREASE ENERGY EFFICIENCY
The talk of the town these days is GREEN. Apply some simple strategies to your technology to save power and save money. Highly-efficient computers can still give great performance compared with previous generations, and configuration settings such as power save mode can save energy.
- PEACE OF MIND
Cut your downtime and boost your productivity when you trust your network support to Partek.
- INCREASE RELIABILITY
It’s more important than ever to ensure your equipment is reliable. Why threaten your hard earned investment. Routine system and hardware checks ensure your equipment is replaced ahead of time to minimize downtime.
- GET A PLAN
Just as you would have a business and a marketing plan, your technology should have it’s own plan too. Replacement plans for hardware and software, as well as licencing should all be considered so you can be organized and efficient at ensuring your technology stays ahead of the curve.
If you’re interested in learning more about some of the solutions in this list, please contact Partek today. From technology planning to data loss prevention and network security, our custom solutions are tailored to every business.