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How enhanced IT solutions can help you with protecting your business information.

[fa icon="calendar"] November 8, 2017 / by Highstreet

Whether you own a five-employee company or a multi-billion dollar corporation, there is one crucial thing that every CIO and security officer needs to focus on: protecting business information. Your company’s sensitive info is the most valuable asset you have, and you need to protect it at all costs.

Unfortunately, it’s difficult for companies with limited IT budgets to properly protect information without some help. Luckily, experienced IT firms can provide your network operating center with 24/7 protection to ensure that you never lose data. Additionally, these advanced services will protect your company from fraudsters and hackers who wish to steal your information for their own personal gains.

Here are just a few more things you need to know about IT solutions.

Protecting information. If you’re not already protecting information through third-party IT solutions, you’d be wise to start as soon as possible. Outsourcing your IT security is so important because you never know if someone within your own company is stealing or accidentally leaking information. Current employees accounted for 35% of all data breaches in 2014. You can ensure that this doesn’t happen to you by outsourcing security controls.

Disaster support plan. Vendors offering disaster recovery solutions have stated that between 60-70% of all problems that disrupt business are due to internal malfunctions of hardware/software. While momentarily power surges are also a serious threat to your information, protecting against hard drive crashes should be the focal point of your disaster support plan. Approximately 140,000 hard drives crash every week in the U.S., resulting in millions of dollars in lost information.

Remote network operation. Perhaps the most underrated benefit of outsourcing your IT services is the 24/7 protection they offer. Few companies have the in-house resources to keep an eye on the business at all times, and your company is much too valuable to leave unattended for even a moment. Remote network operation allows you to sleep easy while your information is kept safe and sound.

Enhanced IT solutions provide these services, in addition to private cloud computing and other products that can help meet the unique needs of your business. Invest in IT services to start protecting information better and continue growing your business.

Topics: Managed Application Services

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