“A critical business function often overlooked by business and managed service providers. We’ve been providing this service for nearly 20 years, now it finally has a clever name.”
– Patrick Torney – eDot
The following article written by: Small Business Trends
Every small business – with dreams of growth and expansion – realizes technology enhances business productivity. For most small businesses, a virtual CIO is an exceptional alternative to re-staffing or expanding an internal IT department.
Virtual CIOs take care of everything from infrastructure management, firewall and virus protection to WAN/LAN health monitoring, disaster recovery, scheduled on-site support and more – all with a focus on keeping data safe, secure, and accessible. Virtual CIOs proactively monitor measure and maintain the IT health and security of a business at an IT budget structured and, in most instances, customized for today’s SMBs.
Virtual CIOs help small business in numerous ways, from technology roadmaps to IT infrastructure management and more. Virtual CIOs help today’s SMBs access and operate the innovative business technologies available to them, with remote and on-site support, consultation, and troubleshooting. Virtual CIOs also provide vision with IT plans and strategies that help small businesses leverage IT solutions to fulfill short- and long-term business goals.
Virtual CIOs deliver not only day-to-day monitoring and maintenance of IT performance and productivity but also comprehensive IT management to keep business processes functioning at peak efficiency and moving with the business towards the future.