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Growing Your Business on a Reliable IT Platform

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For your business to succeed, your technology has to work.

Period.

Worst Case Scenario: – You’re sitting at your computer desk at the office, enjoying your morning coffee about to get started with your work day. You login to your desktop, click on email, and...

The network is down. Your emails won’t load, and you can’t send or receive anything.The server is affected which impacts your internal files, you can’t access files saved within your shared drive. You pick up your office phone to call for help, unfortunately, no server and no network also means no phone.

You sit, unable to work, and with cold coffee.

This is a scenario experienced all too often in the workplace.

This is the very definition of unreliable IT.

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Today’s business environment is constantly evolving, requiring organizations of all sizes to harness the latest technology, capabilities, and security measures to function efficiently and grow.

Reliability is defined as: the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well.

When it comes to IT in business, reliable technology is non-negotiable. IT is the foundational pillar of any business.

Without reliable technology including hardware, software, networks and support, you will not have an agile, fast-moving business that functions efficiently, putting the success and growth of your business at risk.

In 2017 Equifax experienced once of the biggest data breaches of the century, compromising the personal information of more than 147 million consumers, severely impacting their business and reputation. Uber similarly left the personal information of 57 million users exposed in 2016 after having an IT security breach, significantly impacting the company’s valuation, which dropped by $20 billion.

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The real cost of unreliable IT is huge, while reliable IT has some significant benefits:

  • Inadequate IT can affect your ability to perform, lost time, lost production, lost business. Reliable IT ensures that technology isn’t holding your business back from execution.
  • Reliable IT guarantees that your processes work effectively, without interruption. It’s also helpful for internal control and audit purposes.
  • No IT provider can guarantee zero IT problems, a proactive service provider will be aware of the risks and mitigate them. When problems do arise they are addressed quickly with little down time
  • Managed IT service providers ensure that every piece of your IT is chosen and implemented correctly, based on your specific business needs.

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Topics: Security, small business IT