IT Spending: Where to Allocate Your Dollars

Is yoIT Spending, Managed Services, Enstep, Houston TXur organization dedicating enough of the budget to technology? Where does your competition invest their IT dollars, and how does your company stack up? Answering these questions can provide helpful insight into your IT strategy.

IT Spending

Deciding on a budget requires more than just putting numbers onto a spreadsheet. Many businesses are confused and uncertain as to what an appropriate IT budget is, and where the funds should be spent.Why You're Not Allocating Your IT Dollars Correctly (And What You Can Do About It). Click To Tweet

Infrastructure

In the race towards innovation, businesses must have a versatile and dynamic IT foundation. Your IT infrastructure is the combined set of hardware, software, networks and facilities used to develop, monitor, control or support IT service. This includes:

  • Servers
  • Storage
  • Software
  • Cabling

Security

  • Firewalls
  • Encryption
  • Email & Web Security Applications
  • Analytics & Threat Assessments
  • 24/7 Monitoring

Cloud Integration

Integration in the cloud can involve creating cloud-to-cloud integration, cloud-to-on-site systems integration, or a combination of both. Integrations can address different business components, including data and applications. The advantages of cloud computing include:

  • Increased flexibility and scalability
  • Decreased need for physical equipment
  • Improved communication and collaboration
  • Enhanced security
  • Unparalleled ease of access

Managed Services

Keeping your IT environment running smoothly requires constant attention and the availability of a highly trained staff. Managed services allows you to offload IT operations to a service provider,who assumes an ongoing responsibility for 24/7 monitoring, managing and problem resolution for the IT systems.

  • Automatically updates software and systems
  • Identifies and eliminates potential threats
  • Reduces operating costs
  • Minimizes downtime

Spend Now, Save Later

The break-and-fix approach to IT may save you a few dollars up front, but in downtime, data breaches, and overall inefficiency, it will cost you. Invest in your IT and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a team of professionals monitoring your systems 24 hours a day, while you can focus on growing your business.

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