As 2014 winds down, many of us have already made New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, get in shape, or eliminate bad habits in 2015. In the spirit of these most popular New Year’s resolutions, we thought it might be fun to apply these same concepts to our computer networks. Here are our resolution suggestions for a happier and healthier computer network in 2015.
If an extended power failure, fire, flood, or other natural disaster destroyed your business or took your network down today, would you have a plan to handle the fallout? Could you and your employees keep working at an alternate location? Would your business data be lost? Would you be able to continue serving your customers?
Whether you’re unhappy with your current IT service provider or just started thinking about getting some help with your growing computer network, choosing a good IT service provider is paramount to the success and growth of your business. You don’t want to waste time on companies that can’t deliver what they promise. Here are some tips that can help when evaluating potential IT providers in your area.
How much do you spend every year supporting your network? If you’re like most business owners, you probably don’t like to think about it. When you do think about it, you probably think in terms of the hardware you purchased or the time your IT company spent fixing a variety of glitches, issues, and problems. To you, IT support is a cost of doing business, an expense you wish you could eliminate. The truth is that the right computer guy will make you think differently about the cost of IT support. That’s because the right computer guy will save you far more money than he costs you, becoming a valuable asset your business can’t live without. Here’s how…