Step 4: IT Paradise requires a rock-solid foundation built with the right network for your business.
We are fortunate that technology has progressed to allow businesses multiple options to build the core infrastructure that will fuel future benefits and opportunities. Based on a well-prepared design, the next step to IT Paradise is to construct a platform based on industry best practices using equipment that is scalable, efficient and serviceable. Current business utilizes multiple platforms to accomplish this goal allowing all parties the best user experience and improving communications.
The process of building a proper infrastructure requires:
- All parties have access to systems and data anytime and from anywhere required.
- Use of platforms that will optimize the user experience based on applications being supported.
- The consideration public, private and hybrid cloud technologies based on long-term usage and financial goals.
- Utilizing technology experts that are experienced and experts in the different platforms and specialties.
- Keeping data and user security at the forefront.
- Identifying overlooked hurdles such as internet connectivity, backups, long-term storage and redundancy.
The great Henry Ford stated, “Vision without execution is just hallucination”. Time to execute on your Path to IT Paradise.