Outdated technology can work just fine, but from an IT security perspective, there’s no worse scenario than an aging server, router and firewall equipment. Why? Once these pieces of equipment reach a certain age, they’re not only no longer covered by warranty, but they may not support new updates and are usually vulnerable to infiltration. Not sure if your technology is outdated or not? Here are some signs:
9 out of 10 consumers would prefer to take their business elsewhere rather than work with a company that uses outdated technology. If you’re still not refreshing your server, firewall, router, workstations and other equipment regularly, it’s time to get more proactive about your technology updates. The great thing about updating your technology on a predictable schedule is that you can avoid unforeseen capital expenditures, keep your employees productive and avoid losing any data or risking a huge lawsuit because you compromised your customer data.
I know. It can be scary to consider what sort of investment awaits after neglecting your technology for so long, but with the right partner you can sort through it.
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