Here are 6 steps to help your business evolve in the age of IoT.
Today’s business owners are under enormous pressure to protect their companies from a wide range of sophisticated cyber adversaries. For business owners and MSPs alike, data security can feel like a daunting task. Recentresearch from Verizon found that 60% of the time, attackers can compromise an organization in minutes. Adding fuel to the fire is that costs associated with lost business as the result of a breach average $1.57 million USD, according to research from Ponemon.
Solution providers have always looked to deliver the most stringent endpoint security offerings in order to protect their clients—but a solution that simply detects threats isn’t enough in a fast-paced, 24/7 economy. To be truly effective, today’s security platforms must also be designed for modern business needs.
While any business that wants to stay afloat must regularly balance monetary costs against benefits, it is especially important for smaller businesses with more limited budgets to thoroughly vet their return on investment (ROI) before purchasing a new product or service. And, depending on budget constraints, many decisions must be made with potential risk in mind. For example, if the likelihood that a business would need a very specific type of costly insurance is extremely low, then there’s no point in wasting time or resources on that insurance, right?
Public WiFi is a growing part of everyday life. Whether people are at the coffee shop, hotel, airport, or doctor’s office, public WiFi is rapidly becoming a standard offering for businesses of all types. When your clients provide public WiFi, they have an obligation to protect users. But uncontrolled internet usage brings high risk.
Based in Houston, Mark III Systems has grown from a one-woman enterprise founded by Leslie Powell in 1995 to a large, multi-disciplinary solutions provider serving small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and enterprises worldwide. Providing full stack enterprise-class servers, storage, networking products, and managed services, the company’s dedication to customer satisfaction and their specialized requirements has resulted in continued relationships with nearly every customer they have worked with since inception.
If you ask TechSolvers’ Phil Long, the key to the company’s success has been their laser focus on proactive customer service and strong client relationships. TechSolvers is located 16 kilometers north of London and provides managed services to small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as IT consultancy for larger businesses.