Having a great office is conducive to doing great business, however, for many, office relocations are a necessity they must be undertaken to address growing business demands and the need for space to expand and facilitate better IT capabilities.
And while office organization is essential to ensure the smooth execution of daily activities, relocation will introduce new challenges that will warrant the necessity of a professional IT relocation service provider. Understanding as a business you already have a fair share of stress to deal with, we at Recycle Your Tec – expert IT relocation service provider with our team of well-qualified and experienced staff will take out the guesswork and deal with the complex responsibilities from auditing to the final step: relocation.
How Recycle Your Tec Can Help You Tackle 7 Pitfalls of Moving Office
1. Planning in Advance.
Planning is a key step in any business plan and can mean the difference between a successful move and simply being out of business.
Understanding how important your office IT is to ensure a smooth day-to-day business operation, our objective here is to make the relocation process go smoothly while making sure that every aspect of your IT, big or small are covered to the entirety. Afterall IT is the lifeblood in today’s professional environment, and when your systems are down, and phones are dead, your business will grind to a halt.
At Recycle Your Tec, we understand the important role that your IT department plays in helping your business to stay competitive while ensuring your customers the best possible service and in coordination with your employees will create a detailed relocation plan months before moving to help you get started within the timeframe.
2. The Physical Move
Actually, moving the physical aspects of your business will be a cinch with us. Since this is an exceptionally hectic time, let us help you with all the necessary logistical assistance to move seamlessly.
The physical office relocations, which will include removal of your office furniture and other necessary possessions, deciding a floor plan, moving to a suitable location, and finally having all the needed equipment installed, is the most daunting part of the entire process. This means the more assistance and planning you can have, the more streamlined and efficient you will be in both office relocations and moving forward with your business operations.
We recommend hiring a local professional contractor to assist with building wiring, laying down the necessary structure to meet all your needs, and air-conditioning for critical hardware.
3. Reviewing Your IT Systems
Making sure that all of your IT systems are working properly after the move is essential. Getting up and running again is imperative for a business to be thriving, and at Recycle Your Tec, we offer our customers bespoke assistance to review all their IT systems and to ensure they are running well. Reviewing IT systems can also assist in identifying systems that require upgrade or replacement. This, in turn, helps prevents any future IT downtime, which would adversely impact your business. IT review is an extensive, time-consuming undertaking, and there are many aspects to consider but often can be drilled down to a few key questions:
[A] Does your IT continue to meet all your business needs?
[B] Does existing systems require an upgrade, like storage, data backup, etc.
[C] Is it possible to port existing business contact details to your new office’s number?
4. Updating Your IT
As your IT is an integral part of your business, you need to do your part to keep it up and running. But, understanding that you have many other responsibilities to shoulder and that all the complexities of IT can be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor, we can provide you with the insight and assistance you need to keep IT running smoothly.
Our expertise covers everything from reviewing your IT systems to system troubleshooting and identifying the problems that hinder and require solutions so your IT can continue to support your business needs.
Our team of IT professionals, after reviewing your systems, can advise you on which parts of your infrastructure you need to improve and help create a clear process to ensure that you have the technology and management resources you need to continue to run your business. For instance, if our professionals discover that there is a critical data-loss problem in your system, they may recommend measures to prevent such catastrophic losses.
In other instances, if we discover that most of your IT hardware is doing the same task, we may recommend you migrate your workload to cloud infrastructure solutions with unlimited scaling capabilities and the added benefit of reduced downtime, higher availability, and more cost-effective management.
However, as good as cloud infrastructure solutions may be, they are either too complex for most businesses to migrate, or your IT department just doesn’t have enough time to implement the deployment.
Get a quote from our expert team, and we can tailor to your specific requirements, with our friendly, 24X7, professional management, and technical expertise to ensure you get the best rate and solutions.
The internet has come a long way, and the demand is now so much that the best suppliers are constantly struggling to cope with this huge demand. Moreover, business purpose connectivity isn’t an on-day-work and involves many different aspects. Thus, it’s of paramount importance for all businesses to have working high-speed internet connectivity before relocating their business.
After all, in an era of digitization, knowing that most of your potential clients are looking for businesses like yours on the internet, you wouldn’t want your business to be without internet connectivity. Furthermore, there are many time-sensitive and internet reliant operations like online payment, marketing planning/communications, tax reporting, etc. to deal with. Recycle Your Tec understanding intricacies involved in finding a reliable, modern internet service provider can assist you in finding a flexible connectivity supplier.
6. Reconnecting Your Services
For many businesses, IT is the lifeblood of their operations and services. That is why it is so important that your IT/network maintain it in the most reliable state as even a small downtime or disconnection from the network can cripple services, hinder employee productivity and disrupt business continuity. The solution is to ensure a smooth and reliable transition from one office to another, coupled with the availability of backups.
Experts at Recycle Your Tec are committed to delivering your IT securely to avoid downtime during migration as well as ensure that your business remains functional during the transition, providing optimal customer experience and compliance throughout your journey.
7. Office Relocations – Tackle Downtime
Sometimes, regardless of the many preventive measures in place, downtime is unavoidable, but with the help of experts, it can be mitigated in no time with minimum disruption to operations.
Often office relocations, the IT department has neither the time nor the manpower to plan in advance for any downtime that may occur for any reason. We understand the IT department’s situation and will help to implement some of the necessary measures to anticipate any unknown problems arising and resolve these immediately in the most efficient and effective way possible.