Data corruption or loss can cripple your business and bring it temporarily to its knees, or worse still cause permanent damage. Hackers, viruses and malware are all out to sabotage your data which is why your anti-virus software needs to be ahead of the game. Using outdated equipment means you are more prone to system crashes potentially resulting in a loss of data. Updated security functions are constantly added to software, so to run old software means the safety of your data is at risk.With all these risks out there, keeping your equipment and software up to date seems a necessary investment in the security of your business.
Outdated technology impacts upon the performance of both your equipment and your staff. Frustrations caused by slow equipment, downtime, data loss and delays can affect staff morale, service provision and ultimately impact upon your productivity and the viability of your business.
In a rapidly changing technological world, lacking the technology to operate your business remotely and enabling a mobile workforce will see your competitors edge ahead. Keeping abreast of technological advancements means you can be quick to adopt new and better technology to keep your business at the forefront.
In business, time is money. Can you afford to waste time waiting on slow technology, fixing problems, recovering lost data and finding work-arounds? While updating your equipment and software may be a costly component of your budget, it has to be weighed up against decreasing productivity and the impact on your bottom line. Creating a technologically advanced environment for your staff to work in can result in improved performance and productivity.
Protecting your image
Presenting a professional image is an important aspect of client relations. In today’s digitally advanced world, it is expected that businesses will use up-to-date equipment and be switched on to all technological tools. Sending your staff out to deal with clients using the latest hardware operating the latest software will give you a professional edge.
Can you afford the latest technology?
When you consider the inherent risks and associated costs of running old software and outdated equipment, you have to ask yourself if you can afford not to upgrade? But new technology doesn’t have to break the bank. At JB Hi-Fi you will find a vast range of all the major brands delivering the latest laptops, desktops, tablets, printers, scanners, photocopiers and software to keep your business functioning optimally. Our All-in-one and 2-in-1 laptops and desktops can be a cost-effective way to save on your new computer setup, while a selection of tablets such as Apple iPads, Microsoft Surface, Samsung Galaxy and Android tablets can keep your business operating in today’s mobile business environment.
The importance of updated software
At JB Hi-Fi you can find all the latest operating systems, security and anti-virus software along with accounting software to ensure the optimal management and safety of your business. So stay in the loop, update with reasonable regularity, and consider it an investment in the ongoing viability of your business.