What Is Downtime Really Costing Your Business?

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When preparing your technology budget, it is useful to know the costs associated with downtime. This information can help you prioritize IT expenditures so that critical systems and operations receive the funding needed to keep them running efficiently. Knowing the downtime costs can also motivate you to create business continuity and disaster recovery plans if you have not created them … Read More

5 Ways Technology Can Save Money for Your Business in 2017

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The year 2017 is approaching fast. That means it is time to plan your business strategies and budget for the upcoming year. Besides developing strategies to improve profits, you can look for ways to reduce costs. Here are five ways you can use technology to save money: Upgrade Your Computers and Other IT Assets It might seem contradictory, but spending … Read More

Tips for Preparing Your 2016 IT Budget

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While some small businesses do not bother with budgets, they can be quite useful. Besides helping you manage costs, a budget can highlight areas where you might need to invest more resources. It can also keep you on track in meeting your financial goals. Here are a few tips that can help you prepare an effective IT budget for 2016: 1. … Read More

5 Signs That You Might Be Outgrowing Your IT Infrastructure

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As your company grows, your IT needs evolve. Your IT infrastructure must keep up with these changes. Updating the infrastructure often requires an upfront investment. However, the costs incurred from staying with your current setup can be more costly in the long run. Here are five signs that indicate you might be outgrowing your IT infrastructure and the price you … Read More

What You Need to Know About Creating an IT Budget for 2015

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After a long period of recession, spending on business technology is now on the rise. Signs of economic recovery and a more stable operating climate have caused companies to shed their cautious approaches and spend more on IT in 2014. The Gartner research firm expects worldwide IT spending to reach $3.7 trillion in 2014, up 2.1% from 2013. Another positive … Read More