The 3 Biggest Mistakes New York City Business Owners Make With Their Computer Network That Cost Them Time, Money And Aggravation
July 17, 2013 Published by Rajesh Goel
Want to avoid the most common and expensive computer problems that most New York City business owners experience? Then read on! We’ve compiled a list of 3 things you should be doing to save yourself a lot of time and money by avoiding a big, ugly computer disaster.
- Have an automated off‐site backup system in place. I cannot stress the importance of this enough. Having an off‐site backup of your data will be the equivalent of wearing a seatbelt in a major accident. You don’t think much about it until you need it, and then you will thank your lucky stars you had it in place.
- Centralize your data on your server. At one time, servers only made sense for large organizations because of their high cost and complexity. But today, there are very affordable and easy‐to‐implement server systems designed specifically for any size small business. Depending on your business needs, your server can be in your office or hosted in the cloud. A server will not only speed up your network, but it will also make backups easier, allow secure remote access (allowing you and your employees to work from home or on the road) and make it much easier to share documents, databases and printers.
- Keep your anti‐virus software up to date, and perform weekly spyware scans. Almost everyone understands the importance of anti‐virus software, but many businesses still do not perform weekly spyware sweeps. Spyware can cause a host of problems, including slowing down your systems, pop‐up ads and even identity theft.
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