No matter how big your business is, you’ll always have technology expenses. It’s just a fact of the current workplace, and your profits will be inexorably tied to how well your IT works for you. Furthermore, the more IT costs rise, the more impact small and medium-sized businesses will feel from them. Today, we wanted to address this issue and how you can minimize the frustrations that stem from seemingly uncontrollable technology costs.
The supply chain and events all around the world have impacted hardware costs dramatically. The microprocessor shortage has in turn affected people consuming the technology—businesses included. With the costs of components not decreasing anytime soon, you can expect this to become problematic for your business. This inflation leads many businesses to just abandon the purchasing of new hardware altogether.
We know that hardware refreshes are frustrating enough without having to worry about your budget, which is why we do our best to hook your business up with affordable and effective technology that suits its needs. Through comprehensive consulting, we’ll help you get the best bang for your buck.
You know you need to invest in cybersecurity, but do you know what you should focus on and how? You don’t want to deal with a data breach or a ransomware infection, so we urge you to consider just how you are going to protect your business so that you can prevent these expensive issues from impacting you even after the fact. You might think you won’t encounter a security issue with your business, but you can’t know that for sure—and therein lies the problem.
When you have a lot of options at your disposal and you’re not confident in any of them, we urge you to consider investing in three primary areas of security. They are:
Unfortunately, investing in the wrong parts of your IT can lead to more expensive implementations over the long term. Indecision leads to disorganization, so if you aren’t sure what you need, then change your mind halfway through the implementation, you can bet that the next project will be vastly more expensive because you have the failed attempt haunting your every step.
To ensure that you know what your business needs from its IT, we recommend sitting down for a discussion with a knowledgeable IT consultant like those at One Up Solutions Northwest. We can help you make the most informed decision possible so you can appropriate your funds in the most efficient manner. To learn more, contact us at (503) 278-5011.