We’ve watched over the past year as businesses restructure the way they operate. For many, being forced to have their staff work remotely was an eye-opening experience. Businesses saw increased productivity while also decreasing their energy usage and office space. This new way of doing business gives many organizations an economic advantage. However, with more employees working from home, our dependency on good technology has grown significantly. Managers need to be confident that their staff can remain connected. This extends beyond their internet connection to include phone systems, webcams for virtual meetings, virus software, cloud and/or hard drive space, and more.
If you’re concerned that your current setup isn’t reliable, you’ll probably benefit from a free technology audit. It’s an easy way to ensure your equipment can handle everything you’re asking it to. When your concerns are addressed immediately, it usually saves an organization time and money, as well as saving your employees some stress and frustration.
WHAT IS A TECHNOLOGY AUDIT?
A tech audit is a complete evaluation of your entire I.T. infrastructure. It is performed by an industry expert and extends beyond your hardware and software to include current operations and policies. The audit should also demonstrate security risks, explore how your organization is collecting and using data, all while ensuring your business is working within industry-specific regulations that relate to data and information.
WHY CHOOSE THE ADVANCED BUSINESS SYSTEMS AUDIT?
The biggest reason organizations turn to Advanced Business Systems for their tech audit is because it is free! It includes the thorough investigation your I.T. infrastructure needs, from an experienced and knowledgeable team. The experts performing your review are not only specially trained to optimize your I.T. system, but are backed by a solid reputation and glowing reviews.
Advanced Business Systems has almost 40 years of experience and are proud to support over 4,000 local clients. Additionally, Advanced Business Systems is an authorized Lenovo and Toshiba repair center, with the largest dealer support network in the country.
No matter the size of your organization, you’ll benefit from learning how to properly protect your I.T. This includes ensuring your P.C.’s are clean from dust and other physical properties that can cause your system to overheat. As well as clean from viruses that can infect and harm your entire system. Your free tech audit will also show you how to cost-effectively fill any I.T. security gaps through managed service offerings.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM YOUR FREE TECH AUDIT?
There is no cookie-cutter approach to a tech audit. Each assessment depends on an organization’s current setup, their long and short-term goals as well as concerns or past problems. Audits are truly customized to your needs and objectives and solutions are designed based on your, goals and budget. Advanced Business Systems will make sure:
- Server, firewall, switch, and desktop firmware are up to date.
- Hardware utilization, eg. HDD size usage, CPU usage, RAM utilization is optimized.
- Warranty statuses are checked.
- OS patches are up to date.
- Software licenses are valid.
- Virus/malware/threat protection is active and up to date.
- You have an installed software report.
- A traffic analysis and threat assessment are completed.
- Bandwidth usage and throughput is adequate.
- Open port audit (basic penetration testing) is completed.
Our team is happy to meet with you to discuss your needs, and find out if your organization will benefit from a free tech audit. We look forward to answering your questions and improving your workflow.