Your technology infrastructure is perhaps one of the most important elements for your business, which means that you need to be sure that it is always prepared to perform as it should. Unfortunately, this can sometimes be a challenge. Let’s go over how you can address this challenge so that you can accomplish as much as possible.
There is little question that a business’ computing network is one of its most crucial assets, almost definitely being the most utilized each day. Consider your own usage for a second: how many of the processes you undergo every day are somehow made more efficient by the integration of technology? Quite a few common tasks have been made more productive by incorporating IT, with communication commonly benefitting as well.
By this logic, your operational success is directly related to your network’s continuity, which means that cyberthreats and technology issues should be considered threats to your success and, in the worst of cases, your business’ survival.
Recognizing this, many business owners, leaders, and other decision makers are already acting to minimize these kinds of risks. One action that many have undergone is to adopt monitoring solutions that help them to keep an eye on their technology and network infrastructure.
It all depends on your perspective. Would you rather be aware of issues that were on your network so that they could be fixed, or would you rather be unaware and allow them to continue being a detriment to your operations?
I know how I would answer this question.
While the term “monitoring” is somewhat reminiscent of surveillance, this context is almost entirely positive. Using various tools, you are given the capability to keep an eye on the whole of your business’ infrastructure to better spot issues so that you can resolve them more efficiently. These monitoring tools take a variety of considerations into account, including:
With the kind of monitoring tools we’re referring to, you’ll get greater transparency into your network’s health, allowing you to mitigate any factors that could lead to downtime. Naturally, this level of monitoring takes no small amount of time… time that should be spent by your team striving toward your organization’s goals.
KT Connections has extensive experience in providing remote monitoring and maintenance services to businesses a lot like yours, promptly catching and containing many IT issues before they can detract from your business processes. We’re also on-hand to assist your team members with any technical issues they may encounter with our professional and prompt support services.
To find out more about your options with KT Connections, give us a call at 605-341-3873.
Rodd Ahrenstorff is the Director of Business Operations for KT Connections, as well as a member of the company’s ownership team starting in 2014. Rodd has been working in the computer and telecommunication fields for over twenty years—a term during which he has held a number of leadership positions. In the past, he has served as a broadcast television engineer, an systems architect, and most recently Director of Information Technology, including a role as a HIPAA Security Officer for behavioral health and multi-specialty medical providers.