How To Choose The Right Tech For Your Business: The Complete Guide

How To Choose The Right Tech For Your Business: The Complete Guide
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Whether you’re running an SMB or a larger enterprise, it’s imperative to have up-to-date equipment that does what you want, when you want it to. The 2015 Business Tech Guide is here to help: over seven in-depth chapters, we explain everything you need to know about essential IT software and hardware; from storage and networking to operating systems and laptops. Click on the chapter headers to read the full article!

Chapter 1: How To Choose The Right Server For Your Business


Servers power the software that will help your business thrive and your team to collaborate, but what do you need? We decipher the jargon and highlight the key features you need to look for. Click here for the full chapter.

Chapter 2: How To Choose The Right Network


Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at the essential software and hardware that every IT business needs. Today: networks.Click here for the full chapter.

Chapter 3: How To Choose The Right Storage


Reliable storage is essential for every business. We examine the available options and explain the issues to check. Click here for the full chapter.

Chapter 4: How To Choose The Right Laptop Or Desktop


Are laptops a better choice than desktops? Which specifications really matter? What’s the best way to get value for money when purchasing machines for your workforce? Here’s everything you need to know. Click here for the full chapter.

Chapter 5: Five Steps To Securing Your IT Systems


There’s no point investing in hardware if you don’t also have systems in place secure it. We identify the critical tools you’ll need to secure your IT systems. Click here for the full chapter.

Chapter 6: How To Pick Software To Manage Your IT Systems


Earlier this week we addressed how to manage the security for your business IT systems. Now we look at software than can assist with your broader IT management strategy. Click here for the full chapter.

Chapter 7: How To Choose The Right Desktop Software


Which operating system do you need? Which applications are essential for all staff members? How will you ensure that your organisation complies with relevant regulations? This in-depth guide will attempt to answer all your software questions (along with some you haven’t thought of.) Click here for the full chapter.