People are often under the assumption that the national online retailers can provide higher discounts on IT hardware and software than smaller regional MSP’s. In reality, this is a total myth that is rather easy to dispel.
- The average North American Enterprise and SMB company suffers at least 10 hours of IT downtime per year.
- The average cost of data center downtime across industries is $5,600 per minute
- 60% of on-site disasters are actually due to human error
- More than half of American enterprises don't have a good disaster recovery plan... but implementing one for your small to medium-sized business can be a relatively simple - and cost-effective - process, thanks to hybrid cloud backup technology:
Technology has been a boon for small and mid-sized businesses: productivity gains from modern data centers and cloud-based services have allowed organizations with small staffs to compete with the Enterprise big boys. But there's a hitch: Your technology has a shelf life, and as innovation offers new and better tools, organizations must choose when and how to adjust.
And if you are still running your network on Windows Server 2003, your day of reckoning is NOW.