Tech Talk: Top 5 Tech Savings Tips

Published On: September 17th, 2021Categories: Business Software, Business Technology, Cyber Security, Tech Talk, Tech Tips, Tech Trends

Join us as partner, Eric Vicencio, share our Top 5 Tech Savings Tips for your business.

5. Phone & Fax Lines

  • Ditch the traditional phone system
    • VOIP—Softphones—App Based
  • There are options out there
    • Shop around for the best deal
    • Look for bundled deals
    • Don’t be afraid to say you’re moving service
  • Move away from a traditional fax line
    • Hosted fax lines can be comparable or even cheaper

4. Internet Service Provider

  • Renegotiate your rates with your ISP
  • Don’t be afraid to shop around
    • Be forward with your ISP that you are considering switching
  • Look for bundled services
    • Adding TV will often pay for itself and lower your monthly bill
  • Discounts for paying for the year or autopay
    • Don’t forget the credit card points!

3. Email Providers

  • Microsoft Exchange
    • Hosted
    • On-Prem
  • Google Workspace
    • Hosted
  • Others
    • Proton Business
    • Yahoo Business
    • Website Host

2. Ditch Windows Server

  • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
    • Same file share ability
    • Fraction of the cost of Windows
    • Back up directly to the cloud
  • Migrate to Cloud Storage
    • OneDrive
    • AWS S3
    • Dropbox
  • Non-Microsoft Server
    • Linux
    • Apple

1. Utilize Your Existing Software

  • Office
    • OneDrive
    • Sharepoint
    • Teams
    • OneNote
    • Microsoft To-Do
  • Google Workspace
    • Calendar
    • Meet
    • Chat
    • Drive
    • Docs
    • Sheets

Bonus! Non-Profit Tech

  • TechSoup
    • Hardware
    • Software
  • CDW
  • Microsoft
  • Adobe
  • Google Workplace

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About the Author: Eric Vicencio

Eric began his career in healthcare, and he has been working in the IT field since 2006 when he graduated from Northern Illinois University. Eric specializes in Infrastructure, SQL and compliance: Licensing, HIPAA, GLBA and PCI.