How IT Companies Can Manage Client Hardware Effectively

Despite the advent of “The Cloud”, local hardware will always be needed. Even the most basic small business client has a router, network switch, PC, and one or more printers. Other clients may have Firewalls, Servers, Plotters, Multi-Function Units and various other hardware – most of them support IP.

Multiply that by multiple clients, and you have so much hardware that it becomes very easy to waste a lot of time and effort trying to manage it – if you’re not organized.

From Chaos to Order

The first step to keeping clutter at bay is to buy a Label Printer.Busana Muslim  My personal favorite is the P-Touch Handheld range from Brother. Anything you can easily carry around, plug it into the mains (using batteries is fine – but the battery runs out, and you then start forgetting to label things) and the printed labels will do the job. If you have more than one engineer, buy all label printers and have them label them with their own names – they will most likely take care of it.

Next, arrange a time for an engineer to visit the client’s site with labels ready – pick up and label any with …