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4 Basic Technology Maintenance Practices for Small Businesses

by | Jul 7, 2021 | MyTek Blog, Technology

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If it seems like you are always having technology problems, it might seem out of reach to find a solution that will help you get the IT maintenance you need. This is super common and you are not alone. Today, we’re going to be discussing some basic tech tips that  anyone can do that will help your small business have better IT maintenance in Phoenix.

Keep Things Clean and Tidy

Workstations and servers are complex and have so many working parts that need to be organized. When things are kept clean, they are able to function better. This includes any dust that has gathered on your equipment. Every so often, it is a great practice to clean off your equipment by wiping or using canned air to blow dust out of the keyboard and other parts of your system. 

Apply Patches and Security Updates

While updating your system may not be first on your list, they are actually more important than you realize. When there is a security issue, patches and updates are put out to stop them. So, if you don’t update your computer for a while, you may be letting threats right in. Always be on the lookout for patches and updates in your solutions that need to be utilized. These will also make your programs work better and faster as well.

Perform a Routine Network Assessment

It’s a good idea to occasionally look at your entire network to make sure everything is in good health. This can be done on a micro and macro level to see different issues that might arise. This assessment can also give you info about your efficiency and security.

Contact Us! IT Maintenance in Phoenix

If you need IT maintenance in Phoenix but don’t know what to do, that’s where we come in. We highly encourage that any major maintenance is taken care of someone who is experienced and qualified, like MyTek. Call us today at 623-312-2444 to get started.

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Tim Tiller, LMSW

 
Tim Tiller, MSW brings a deep service background to his role at Mytek, having graduated from McDonald’s management training program, fresh out of high school, and working his way up through the ranks in the hospitality industry. He has led two prior companies – Multi-Systems Inc., an IT-focused organization providing technology to hospitality companies (where he was named President at age 36), and most recently, as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Voice Ministries International.

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