Three reasons you should keep your tech safe

March 30, 2017 Jaclyn Law
@jaclyn-law
Technology - Mar. 30, 2017

Three reasons you should keep your tech safe

Make sure you can stay productive and connected

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If you’re a small-business owner, chances are you know how vital your mobile device is to your day-to-day operations. And while smartphones and tablets typically come with a one-year manufacturer’s warranty, if something happens to your devices after the warranty’s expired, tough luck – unless you’ve taken steps to extend your protection. Here are three reasons that keeping your tech safe should be tops on your priority list.

1. You need to maintain productivity.

We rely on our devices for so many business tasks these days – everything from email and task management to money transfers and meetings – it’s no exaggeration to say that work might come to a standstill if they malfunction or get lost, stolen or broken. These mishaps can happen to anyone, anytime. Keeping your devices safe reduces your downtime, minimizes disruption to your workflow and prevents missed opportunities.

2. You need to protect your sensitive data.

Your smartphone or tablet is likely a treasure trove of company data, including your contacts, documents, research and much more. By keeping those devices safe from loss/theft* or damage, you reduce your company’s level of risk and you can ensure confidential information stays confidential.

3. Replacing devices can be costly.

Face it, for many small businesses, smartphones and tablets are big investments. The unexpected expense of replacing even one device can cause unnecessary stress – on you and your budget.

So, what’s the best way to make sure your devices are protected? Signing up for Rogers Device Protection, which picks up where your original warranty ends.

And from April 1 to May 31, 2017, you can take advantage of Rogers Device Protection Open Enrolment. This is your second chance to get protection against accidental damage, malfunctions, loss or theft*, so you can stay productive and connected.

With Rogers Device Protection, device replacement is fast and convenient (extra service replacement fee of up to $250** applies, and there’s a maximum of two replacements in a 12-month period). Your plan also gives you access to protection features from the Soluto™ app on compatible Android or iOS devices, including: finding and securing devices; protecting them from viruses and malware; backing up contacts, photos and videos (up to 5 GB of storage); and improving battery life and performance.

For more details on Rogers Device Protection, or to enroll, please visit rogers.com/protection or call 1-877-490-2201.

For device protection plan terms and conditions, visit rogers.com/protection or see full program brochure in store.

*Lost/stolen coverage not available in Newfoundland, Saskatchewan or Quebec. Soluto™ digital protection app is available on iPhone and Android devices (with Android 4.0/iOS 7.0 or later version software installed).

**All monthly service fees are subject to an extra service replacement fee of up to $200 ($250 in MB) per replacement depending on device type. Other conditions apply.


About the Author

Freelance writer Jaclyn Law's clients include businesses, non-profit organizations, websites and media. She frequently writes about entrepreneurship, and her work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, CPA Magazine and Rogers Connected for Business.

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