Information is critical for any business and safe guarding it responsibility of IT and as much of the stake holders, to always have running systems for individuals, team, or business.
Computer systems run on services, combination of keys to map applications, devices and interfaces. Peripherals we use to work, get connected while function with drivers it needs to have full or limited functionality. Amazing uptime is a reality for all IT infrastructure systems, your computer, critical servers, network, printers; monitored for failures or issues.
Business IT can be mapped in a lot of ways using different technologies, this topic is not about what systems you should use for making your IT work for everyone in your organization. This blog will concentrate on what aspects to consider while mapping your teams with devices, and tools they need to use for completing their daily tasks.
Should SMB’s even consider moving to cloud, there are some ground reality we would need to consider for business needing IT and how they are setup. For businesses there are 5 key areas of IT for making sure their team has access to information they need and depending from where they access this information, what systems they require.
Let’s think about it. We save all our client, team, and vendor information on computers. Our team members retrieve this information from devices and share with others as needed to get the job done.
Disaster recovery planning of IT systems is very important, as loosing business information can mean reworking on tasks or have productivity loss due not planned backup systems.
Anything we save on our computer is information such as files for reports, emails, pdf’s, drawings, as the business becomes bigger this need is going to increase as multiple people will generate more information.
The first aspect of IT are systems called Essentials, the most basic. Every business needs these tool set and is a must to have for faster and secure computers, for your productive team. IT Essentials has 5 major elements you need to cover for your business systems, each of the essential elements are described below for review while we will share more details on making them work for you or customize as per your business requirement based on few different factors.
Anything we save on our computer is information our business needs such as files for reports, documents or applications we use to save client or project details and there are situations where you can loose this information. It not only prevents you from working, but it can also mean re-working on information you had saved.
By definition “a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid”. If you get infected by ransomware, well known as cryptolocker in most cases; you should be prepared with basic solutions for security and recovery, which do not completely protect you 100% as of today.