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Top 8 IT Challenges for Small Business
Technology is the new currency of business, and intelligent technology is the engine for growth. But small businesses consistently struggle in eight, critical areas. Here are IT solutions that address these challenges:
Challenge: Enabling a mobile workforce
Solution: Today’s workforce craves flexibility. With cloud-based mobility and collaboration tools, employees can perform office tasks anywhere, anytime.
Challenge: Managing mobile strategy in-house
Solution: Managed services streamline the process by cutting out steps in expense management, approvals and other business processes.
Challenge: Empowering workforce productivity
Solution: Modern devices offer better malware protection, higher performance with resource-intensive apps, easy portability — and they require less support and maintenance.
Challenge: Achieving infrastructure scalability
Solution: Infrastructure virtualization simplifies complexity, centralizes management and maximizes resources, enabling greater visibility and rapid deployment of apps and virtual machines.
Challenge: Ensuring a smooth cloud implementation
Solution: A cloud migration assessment and road map ease the transition by examining your current state, evaluating integration and consolidation needs, prioritizing workloads and identifying potential issues.
Challenge: Maintaining airtight security
Solutions: With effective identity, access and mobility management and reduced malware exposure, businesses can limit vulnerabilities and reduce the chance of a cyberattack.
Challenge: Gaining visibility into purchases
Solution: Data analytics tools should be integrated into procurement portals to provide comprehensive reporting and tracking and to help with planning for future purchases.
Challenge: Simplifying technology procurement
Solution: An e-commerce solution from an end-to-end IT provider allows businesses to purchase what they need, when they need it — and reduce costs in the process.