Outsourcing Your Business’s IT Needs to a Data Center Focused on Retail Is a Cost-Effective Alternative to Reduce Costs
Many companies are familiar with the functional benefits of using a third-party retail cloud hosting provider, such as improved accessibility, faster performance, stronger security, and greater scalability. But, did you know that partnering with a trusted data center focused on retail is also a smart economic choice? It’s true — outsourcing your company’s IT needs can help your business save money, which you can then invest in other avenues, such as the opening of new stores. By switching to a third-party provider, you won’t need to worry about:
- Purchasing servers
- Networking and communications equipment
- Security and regulations
- Environmental costs (including electricity, air handling, temperature control, and fire suppression)
- IT staff salaries
- Ongoing maintenance
Plus, without having to manage an internal server and an in-house IT department, you’ll be able to devote more time and effort to other aspects of your business. Cloud-based data centers are staffed by operations and IT professionals with additional resources available when a more varied skills set is needed for advanced computer operations or training.
State-of-the-Art Data Centers
Retailers across North America can feel confident entrusting their companies’ IT needs to RPE. SOC 1 compliant data centers meet the highest regulatory requirements. They include a number of industry-leading security features, such as UL-certified lightning protection, a fire suppression system, multi-level control access, and two-factor entry authentication (PIN code and biometric). We use a multi-carrier, redundant configuration to minimize downtime, lower the risk of losing critical data, and reduce vulnerability to unexpected circumstances, such as storms, flooding, and power outages. Plus, with 24/7/365 live staff coverage based in the United States, we’ll always be available to provide technical assistance when you need it most.
For More Information
If you’d like to learn more about cloud hosting services and data center capabilities focused on retail and why they’re the best choice for your retail business, contact RPE today. RPE will conduct a collaborative assessment to identify your unique needs.