Chances are if you have more than a couple of users, the time has come to invest in your own server or outsource your IT.
It might feel like a big step for a small to medium business to take, but the functionality, time savings, improved security and peace of mind are definitely worth considering.
Let’s take a look and understand what a server is and how it could help drive the growth of your business.
What is a server?
A server is a computer that acts as a centralized store for all the data and applications your business uses every day. Think email, messaging apps, shared printers, databases, calendars, an intranet and any dedicated software programs. Not only is a server more powerful than a desktop or laptop, but it is engineered to run 24/7 and allows multiple user access. Contrast this with a desktop PC or laptop which only serves one user and has limited connectivity with other machines.
How can a server help your business?
So, why do you need one, and how can it help your business perform more efficiently?
The most obvious benefit of a server is that it makes it easy to access your data. Everyone connected to your network can share and collaborate seamlessly. You can also easily roll out security or software updates to all your users via your server. With multiple processors, a server will also power through resource-intensive tasks and crunch data quickly – jobs a PC will struggle with. And with mirrored hard drives, your data is secure if one fails or if a desktop/laptop hard drive dies.
What Reis Information Systems have to offer?
Our specialists at Reis Information Systems will be able to assist you with choosing the best option when it comes to selecting a suitable server or choosing a managed service to drive your business growth.
If you have any questions or interested in our personalized solutions for your business, contact us by filling out the form on the page linked below.
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