The beginning of the year is when many growing businesses consider their upcoming space needs. This can lead to moving locations or adding additional space. However, many business leaders do not consult their IT team when choosing new space and this mistake can be a point of frustration for the length of your lease.
Your IT infrastructure is an important part of your business. And an IT professional can assess possible space for how it will impact your infrastructure. The two most common problems we hear about are internet speed and cabling options.
Internet speeds are important to how many businesses operate. If you cannot get fast enough internet, it is going to hurt productivity and create a lot of frustration. Surprisingly, some nice office space in San Diego has very limited and slow internet options. Also, once you decide to move, you need to plan for the lead time that it takes to get an internet connection to a new space. Even if a provider is already providing service to a building, allow 30 days to get service to your new space. [Read more…]