Cutting-Edge Technology Isn’t Something That Is Only Reserved for Tech Companies
Any business in any industry has access to applications and hardware that not only helps them complete the day-to-day tasks but also stay ahead of competitors and serve customers better. But the issue most businesses have is once they invest in new technology, the tendency is to stay put and not dedicate any resources to improving technology for a few years. It’s easy to see where this reasoning comes from. Technology is expensive, especially when you are investing and capitalizing on new equipment each year or so. While new technology brings obvious benefits, it’s easy to make the excuse of the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mentality and stick with older technology. The email works, the word processing programs process words, and the spreadsheets add up numbers, so why would any improvements need to be made?
Keeping up with the latest technology is important for doing business efficiently and safely and it doesn’t have to break the bank. With the help of a dedicated technology partner that has a definitive IT plan, your business has easy access to the latest and greatest technology. This blog will take a closer look at why technology should never remain stagnant for modern businesses and the benefits a modern managed IT provider brings.
New Technology is Secure
As technology grows, so do internet threats that look to breach your security and steal critical data or hold it for ransom. Cybercrime is one of the greatest risks of using outdated technology. Older devices, workstations, and networks run by un-updated software are prime targets regardless of how large your business is or what industry you operate. New technology with software that is complete with the latest security updates is your first line of defense against cybercrime.
New Technology Boosts Productivity
The latest IT makes everything work better. From small, mundane tasks to major collaborative projects, technology streamlines and automates processes so your staff can use their brainpower on more important responsibilities. Secure, easy-to-use technology allows your employees to safely use their own devices for work or get work done outside of office hours. This kind of flexibility and employee engagement is only possible with the latest IT.
How Your MSP Keeps Your Business Updated With Technology
New IT opens up a new age of productivity for your workplace, and this advantage is much easier to attain than you might think. The key is a trusted managed services provider. Your technology partner understands your business and your technology needs, and their services are customized to provide exactly what your business needs:
IT Roadmaps – An IT roadmap is a plan of action that guides your technology needs years into the future. It takes your business goals and growth into account and times your IT investments, so they are ready exactly when you need them.
vCIO Services – A virtual CIO is a c-level role an MSP takes in your organization to drive technology and maximize its impact on your organization. All modern businesses need a technology roadmap, and the vCIO is the steward of that plan. They make sure the technology available to the business is adequate to immediate needs.
Procurement as a Service – An MSP that has helped you develop your IT plan for the future and serves as an advocate for technology in your organization should also have a mechanism to deliver the exact technology you need. Procurement-as-a-Service is the modern way to relieve internal staff from investigating and purchasing updated technology.
Automated Updates – New technology needs to be updated to the latest software versions in order to safely defend your computers and networks from the latest cyber threats.
SBT Partners Will Keep You Updated With the Latest Technology
You have spent too much time and effort building your business only to see your data stolen or lose top talent to competitors. Part of the enormous value that SBT Partners brings to every partnership is to provide the latest technology. Not just to have something new and shiny, but to give you the tools you need to drive long-term business growth.
Are you frustrated by out-of-date technology? Give SBT a call and experience the true value of outsourced IT.