Technology is one of the major expenses your company has. The costs involved aren’t just computers, phones and printers. That equipment is a minuscule part of all technology costs. Expenses include software, hardware, salary for techs, benefits for techs, costs for training and events for techs and utilities to keep your technology equipment running.
Costs of software can add up, though not like the costs of neglected hardware. When you are looking to buy new hardware, you should not think economical; you should think reasonable. You get what you pay for, therefore you should really base your decision on what can minimize operational costs. You should think in the terms of longevity. Hardware costs are high, and chances are you won’t buy something that expensive on a yearly basis. If you buy enough power and space for several years and maintain regular updates, you should not have to worry about purchasing new hardware for a few years.
Further costs include IT services themselves. They are strikingly expensive for some companies. IT services include hosting, backups, storage solutions, network analysis, web/email security, remote IT support, etc; the list goes on. What options are there for reducing these expenses?
One way to cut IT costs is to convert to the cloud. Utilizing a cloud based solution will diminish, if not eliminate, several expenses. These costs include your servers, your software and even IT technicians. Furthermore, you can save money on storage solutions since a cloud based system is online. Storing files online provides endless possibilities.
Adopting a cloud based system will provide you tremendous security and flexibility. You can access your files anywhere at any time on the cloud. You can also back up your music, photos, videos, and any other important document you want to keep safe. There are no file restrictions; it’s all encrypted, secure and easy to use.
One of the incredible benefits of the cloud is that is designed for the modern world. You can access the cloud using your smart phone or tablet without physically being in the office. It’s a cost effective solution that is quick and convenient.
Join RedOrum’s cloud – ArchCloud. You will have continuous data protection and responsive support.