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March 29 2017

Hidden Risks in Outdated Technology

Posted by Shandi

For most small to medium sized businesses their IT budget is tightly managed to maximize dollars. Even if those dollars are spent wisely, risks are always lurking in technology that can sabotage a budget. But In reality the greatest saboteur of funds is the use of outdated technology. Aging systems could cause a greater spend in IT, hamper productivity and frustrate customers. You could be jeopardizing thousands of dollars as your technology slows down, maintenance costs for aging hardware will increase and leave you vulnerable to downtime and risk.

Old technology can give the appearance that you aren’t willing to invest in your business and when you don’t innovate it can degrade your customer’s confidence in you. Your customers get frustrated and will take their business elsewhere if outdated technology hinders customer expectations. Are aging systems holding back your talented team? Today’s workforce is changing fast. More and more employees are working remotely. This new transition demands new tools. Up-to-date, secure technology will enable productivity and collaboration for your team, no matter where work takes them. This modern technology can make the difference in driving your company ahead.

New technology and services are more efficient, use less energy, keep your team productive and your budget on track! Start by consulting a skilled Managed Service provider, like Ancero. We can better align your IT needs with your business goals. Our valuable vendor partnerships create cost efficiencies when purchasing new hardware and technology assets along with providing expert guidance on the appropriate purchases of modern technology instead of the latest trends. The MSP uses its expertise and efficiencies to perform tasks faster and at a lower cost. By utilizing its own computing platform to perform a service, capital expenses are also reduced. And finally, managed services gives you a vital business advantage: the freedom to focus on running your business while we manage your network and technology requirements.

This IT management strategy aligns network and technology investments with business goals by defining service level objects, remediation and performance improvement advice, capacity and growth planning, and budgeting support. Business needs not just the right technology, but the expertise, support and guidance only their trusted IT vendor can provide.

“Ancero has always been there for us at our time of need. We have been able to call on them with short notice and they are always responsive to our issues. They understand we have a business to run and the lifeblood of that business is the technology they support. Ancero is by far in a class above most other vendors I work with supporting our infrastructure. They have created an environment geared not just towards customer service, but customer satisfaction.” – Leasing Company

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