The difference between being the owner of a business or being self employed is at the end of the day when you consider exiting or selling your business, how does the business transition without you? As you grow your IT business, the way you make operational decisions to increase the equity of your business is very important. It will determine if you have established your MSP as a lifestyle business or a scalable enterprise.
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.
The managed services industry is undergoing a transformation because of new, more resilient technologies that require less maintenance and new ways of working. To ensure they are still valuable to their small and medium business (SMB) customers, savvy MSPs are looking to expand their service portfolio and many are considering managed security services.
Just because your company is small doesn’t mean it’s safe from cybersecurity threats.
Based in Düdingen, Switzerland, Lehmann Computers has provided IT and security services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the local region since 1999. Led by founder and owner Roger Lehmann, the team of seven works with SMBs in sectors such as automotive and repair, retail, administration, and schools.
The cloud is supposed to make everything simpler and more cost-effective for businesses and their users, but for network managers, it adds complexity. Cloud services are made available to users on demand via the internet. The services depend on extreme network reliability, and that reliability must extend beyond traditional corporate boundaries.