Today, almost every industry relies on computers. Regardless of the company and services, they most certainly need to manage an IT system.
Having an IT team in your workforce might be a necessity, but is it adequate? Are you taking advantage of all that it can offer to your brand?
Recently, more and more businesses turn to third-party companies to manage IT services and help or replace their existing IT team.
If you’re thinking of outsourcing your managed IT services, read on to learn the top reasons to do that and the ways you’ll benefit.
Using technology is essential and it also can take you a step ahead of the competition. The cost, however, is a significant factor.
There are many sectors to be financially covered within a company, thus you need to find the most affordable but efficient options. Managed IT services can fully operate and function as if you had a full-time IT team on staff at a much lower price.
When you have a dedicated IT team working for you in-house, you need to pay them no matter how often they’re needed. On the other hand, a managed services provider (MSP) will be paid only for the hours they are actually required, which is a more affordable plan.
Moreover, many managed IT providers offer packages, allowing you to plan for future spending. Thus, you can easily adopt it in your budget without worrying about fluctuating fees and unexpected costs.
Efficiency and productivity will offer the greatest possible return for a company regardless of its products and goals.
Managed IT providers give a business the opportunity to be more proactive, focusing exactly on the two factors mentioned above – efficiency and productivity. They’ll address issues with an increased sense of priority as well as handle any task focusing on the organization’s long-term development and goals.
Many organizations fail to successfully organize their IT departments. By spending more money on daily operations, they leave innovation and development projects behind. Such a development will increase costs and be ultimately passed on to customers.
Access to Specialists
Hiring a company to manage IT services will equip you with a highly skilled and experienced staff.
MSPs have hands-on experience hiring technically-minded and skilled staff that have acquired years of education and training. They’re problem solvers and geared toward continuing to enhance their technical skills to stay current with IT recent trends and technology.
Security, Backup, and Recovery
No matter how well trained your company’s staff is, mistakes and accidents will unavoidably happen. Imagine losing an important document or a month’s worth of work.
Managed IT services will plan for supporting your business with a backup and disaster recovery solution that will save your critical business data and systems.
No need to worry about your IT system whether it’s day, night, weekends, holidays or if you’re on vacation. A MSP will always be available to help you 24/7, 365 days a year.
Issues will be addressed immediately before they become major problems. Troubleshooting network problems are vital to ensure there is little to no downtime.
Want to learn how managed IT services can help your particular company? Concerned about your network vulnerabilities?
Contact us today for a free network assessment. We’ve been helping businesses just like yours in the San Jose and Silicon Valley areas since 2000. Plus, check out our website for white papers, case studies, and more useful resources.
Sagacent Technologies offers technology management and support, including proactive/preventative maintenance, onsite and offsite data back-ups, network and security audits, mobility solutions, disaster planning and emergency business resumption services. The company serves clients of 10 to 150 employees within the Silicon Valley region.