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Business IT Assessment
Gain a deeper understanding of where your business stands and how to leverage your technology.
If your business relies on computer infrastructure to function, you know just how much IT problems can cost you. With an IT assessment by the experts at DatCom, you can get a true view of how technology makes your business works. Our technology assessment includes onsite and cloud-based systems, networking equipment, printers and copiers, and data storage facilities. Also, you can learn how your business can be more efficient through strategic improvements to your business technology.
Why Do an Assessment?
An IT assessment reveals insights for business growth.
No matter how you slice it, computer downtime decreases earning potential. We've seen many businesses of every size who have taken their technology for granted, without assessing its longevity. Costly downtime is the result. That’s why we check every nook and cranny of your network and infrastructure. That's why we sit down with you to get a better idea of what you are looking to get out of your IT and how it affects your business processes. As a result, you'll discover opportunities for adding value to your business that were invisible to you before.
How we conduct our IT Assessments
Years of expertise give you a clear path forward for your business.
Our technicians are experts in the design, management, and maintenance of IT systems; and, how those systems are utilized. This gives us a unique advantage when tasked with making fair and tough assessments of any organization’s IT infrastructure and practices. Our tried and true method of IT assessment not only provides a schematic knowledge of how your organization’s IT works. And it allows us the perspective necessary to ask the right questions.
IT Assessment: Step-by-step
- What IT problems do you perceive? What IT problems do your employees perceive?
- What are the goals for your technology and for your business?
- What policies and practices have you laid down for your business?
- We inspect and inventory all hardware and software, including cloud-based assets.
- We inspect and inventory all the networking equipment.
- We inspect and inventory all peripherals.
- We inspect your backup and recovery platform.
- We inspect the storage capabilities of your business.
- We inspect your mobile device management situation.
- We inspect your organizational communications platform.
Once we’ve learned about your IT policies and systems, we can counsel you on how to make your existing IT work more efficiently. Then, we'll show you how to invest your technology budget to build additional value.
We've found that most businesses can benefit from the same applications of technology. We used our knowledge to create a set of unique services that you won't find anywhere else. Be sure to have a look at our one-of-a-kind EfficientMe! service.
If your business is looking for increased productivity, enhance your staff’s ability to collaborate, or just get a sense of how your IT is working for you, call the technology professionals at DatCom, LLC today at (903) 842-2220.