If there’s one thing you need to know about technology, it’s this: Technology changes at warp speed.
Every day, programs are updated and new threats emerge. Even a small network needs ongoing maintenance from a highly-trained technician in order to keep up. Otherwise, the network will be exposed to viruses, spam, spyware, sluggishness, user errors and data loss. While these risks are serious, not every business can afford to hire a full-time IT manager.
If this is the case for your business, you’re left with three options:
• Do nothing
• Do it yourself
• Outsource your support to a competent technical team
Today, in the first part of a three part series where we investigate IT options for companies without full time IT managers, we’d like to talk about the dangers of the “do nothing” approach to IT management.
Option 1: Do Nothing (Until it Breaks)
Ok, when you put it this way, it sounds foolish. But unfortunately, we see businesses do this all the time. Many company owners don’t pay any attention to the care and maintenance of their network until it stops working. Then, they’re forced to call in an expert in […]