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Mark Jennings

Mark Jennings is SymQuest’s Area Vice President of IT Sales. Jennings works with SymQuest’s sales and service teams to educate customers on current best practices around data protection, disaster recovery, security, and overall technology planning.
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8 Necessary To-Dos for Launching a Business IT Plan

Posted by Mark Jennings - August 14, 2017 - Managed IT

Before reading, be sure to take a look at the other blogs in our series on the four stages of a high quality IT plan for your business:

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7 Crucial Components in an Effective IT Project Plan

Posted by Mark Jennings - August 04, 2017 - Managed IT

In our ongoing series about developing a quality technology plan for your business, we’ve covered a couple of important topics. We began with 5 Essential Steps to Discover Your Business’s IT Direction, and continued with 7 Questions to Ask Before Designing Business Network Environment. The next phase, after Discover and Design, is Plan.

Once you’ve identified your goals and designed an IT project for your business, such as updating network infrastructure or moving to the cloud, it can be tempting to jump in right away. After all, you’re most likely eager to solve the problem at hand as quickly as possible. But careful planning is critical for ensuring that the entire project runs smoothly, sticks to a schedule, stays on budget. It may not be the most glamorous step, but its importance can’t be overlooked! 

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7 Questions to Ask Before Designing Your Business Network Environment

Posted by Mark Jennings - July 05, 2017 - IT Security, Managed IT

There comes a time in the life of every business when something needs to change with your IT. Whether your equipment is outdated, your processes are ineffective, or your entire IT system is simply failing, eventually you cross a line. Issues you were able to ignore before have suddenly gone on too long, and it’s time for a major fix.

When you're ready to design a new network environment for your business, you’re probably eager to get going and solve the problems you’ve been dealing with for so long. But designing a new IT infrastructure isn’t as easy as just buying some new equipment. If you’re going to invest in an IT upgrade, do it in a way that enhances and optimizes your business operations.

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