South Africa continues to experience a boom in the adoption of ever-increasingly affordable Smart Technology. Employees now have access to a range of devices that previously may have been cost-prohibitive. The rising use of personal connective devices holds incredible opportunity across the spectrum but especially for Small and Medium sized businesses with limited resource capacity.
SME’s can benefit from increased use of personal devices in numerous ways beyond right-on-target marketing and creating a loyal customer base. Personal tech and the ability to overcome connectivity and security concerns are changing the landscape for Small & Medium sized businesses.
It is no longer necessary to have a large physical office or even to recruit your team from the same geographic area. Technology, high tech VOIP’s, and Apps that allow for intelligent communication across the globe have given rise to the rapidly expanding remote-working and mobile office concept that is proving to be cost-effective and efficient for business owners.
Allowing employees to take advantage of their own technology OR supplying technology to staff that enables them to become mobile AND endowing your team with the freedom of flexibility and movement can supercharge creativity and even enhance productivity as previous inefficient and laborious systems of process are adapted.
As with all good things there is a shadow side to the increase of technology at work and within the mobile access.
PREPARATION MITIGATES RISKS OF DISASTER
Taking the best advantage of the Smart Technology requires strategic risk mitigation. While it might be tempting to allow employees to connect devices directly to the business network platform this is best done in a planned & structured way.
Here are only a few of the potential problems that can result from incorrectly managing business system networks. Needless to say; it pays to employ professional services…
• Hacked Connection
• Data bill skyrocketing
• Ransomware & Malware
• Business Critical Communication Intercepted or Exposed
• Sensitive Information Mis-used or Stolen
• Repair & Restore Costs
PLAN NOW FOR FUTURE SUCCESS
Whether or not Personal connective devices are being used in addition to company provided devices or in lieu of, it is important to take them into account when structuring your system.
Now is the time to integrate Mobile Device Management (MDM) within your company’s IT strategy and protocol! Allowing employees to connect to the business network or work from personal devices without failsafe protocols in place, is to flirt with data and network disaster.
SECURE PEACE OF MIND
Maintaining business-grade connectivity and security for your company requires enlisting expertise. NCX’s IT professionals can create and set-up the business system network to include appropriate security features making it a strong foundation on which to build your future growth. Consistent and reliable maintenance ensures that security protections remain strong amidst the myriad of ever-expanding cyber risks.
NCX provides a full-scope of services to meet the needs of your business, exactly where you are today. Whether you are a brand-new business, a growing Start-Up, or an older business that is ready to get serious about protecting yourself and getting instep with what technology offers – we enjoy designing intelligent office solutions that provide value for employees, employers & your customers.
NCX OFFICE SOLUTIONS FOR REMOTE-WORK OR AN EXPANDING MOBILE WORKFORCE OR OFFICE
• Provide Business-grade Connectivity & Security.
• Setup Business System Network in totality including in-office & remote-work networks.
• Ensure that staff can connect to business system network & Print from anywhere.
• Enhance Business Agility and Maximise Cost-Benefits: Create custom strategies that pair VOIP with out-of-office employee devices such as Smartphones / Tablets / Laptops.
• Best-in-Market Products integrated through intelligently designed systems for zero-hassle.
GET A PROFESSIONAL ASSESSMENT
NCX is will assist you in determining what is right for you and where to begin while respecting your budget portfolio. Contact NCX today for a free assessment on overcoming challenges associated with security and connectivity with a Mobile Office. Our experts will also advise on how to best close loopholes that may be leaving you open to a connectivity or IT disaster. You can click here to request a quote.