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Does Your IT Consulting Provider in Los Angeles Give You Options or Ultimatums?
Having options is a truly powerful thing when it comes to your information technology infrastructure. What happens with so many IT consulting Los Angeles firms is that they decide what is best for your company and they run with it, without really giving you the ability to have a say. As a business owner, though, you want to have ownership, you want to have power, and you want to have options.
When you have options in the information technology space, you are going to be able to be more educated as a business owner, and you are going to be able to make decisions that are in alignment with your business goals overall. That is what it is all about when you have an IT consultant that is willing to involve you in his or her decisions and strategies for your IT.
Finding the Right Consultant
IT consulting Los Angeles professionals are plentiful in the industry, but few of them are going to be able to deliver to you the ability to have options and the ability to really have a say. There are plenty of consulting professionals that are going to talk to you as a business owner in such a way that they are trying to make decisions on your behalf. They are talking about new hardware that you should buy, what you should be doing to maintain your servers, what to retire from a hardware and software perspective, and so on.
The question that you have to ask yourself though is whether or not these decisions really make sense for your business. Is it truly the right time to retire your old computer hardware in favor of new technology, or should you keep what you have for the time being?
Getting in Sync With the Business
As a business owner, you have a defined business strategy that you are trying to follow. This is all with the intent of working to help your company grow and flourish over the short and long-term. You always want to work to get your IT infrastructure in sync with your business. This means making sure that when you retire your old computer hardware, it is within your business' budget to upgrade to that new technology at the current time.
Think about the scalability of your business as well. Perhaps you have planned a few years down the line to really expand your sales team and the demands that they will have on your server will greatly increase. Rather than replacing your server hardware now, maybe it makes sense to line up that upgrade when you really need it so you can save time from having to upgrade all over again.
You want IT consulting Los Angeles pros that are going to give you a say, give you options, rather than just dictate to you what you should be doing -- which, in a way, is like giving you an ultimatum. We at DCG Technical Solutions, Inc. can give you that level of ownership and that ability to give your own insight so that your information technology infrastructure is everything you need it to be.
About Brent Whitfield
Brent Whitfield is CEO of DCG Technical Solutions, Inc., which provides IT Support in the Los Angeles area since 1993. DCG exists to help our clients choose, implement, and manage IT and cloud solutions that are cost effective and reliable. DCG's pro-active approach to IT is ideally suited for companies who depend on reliable IT infrastructure, but don't want to spend a lot of money to keep it that way. DCG was recognized among the Top 10 Fastest Growing MSPs in North America by MSP Mentor. Brent has been featured in Fast Company, CNBC, Network Computing, Reuters, and Yahoo Business.