Establishing your ideal IT infrastructure
A company can’t live without IT, and your setup can make or break your business.
How you configure your ideal IT infrastructure depends a great deal on the size of your business and plans to scale. But there are a few basic requirements that apply to everyone.
For hardware, you will need:
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) devices for consistent power
Wireless devices or the ability to accommodate them
Printers, scanners, copiers — and a fax machine for the occasional old-fashioned customer (You can get all-in-one machines that combine functions)
Servers, unless you plan to keep 100 percent of your data in the cloud
For network systems, you will need:
An email system