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Why Do You Need Managed IT Services?

Managed IT Services have helped thousands of organizations leverage their limited budget and resources to improve efficiency, security, service delivery, and professionalism. It’s a smart move and can help you take your business to the next level. Below we have listed some of the main benefits that our clients enjoy. 

Reduce Risk

During the pandemic era, hackers have found more opportunities to access valuable data and networks than ever before. The huge shift from working in an office to working from home has left many businesses struggling to keep up and tailor their operations. This shift has left business networks more vulnerable than ever before.

Not sure what we are talking about? Check out these stats:

  • There is a reported 300% increase in cybercrimes since the Coronavirus pandemic began.(IMC Grupo)
  • Remote workers have caused security breaches in 20% of all organizations. (Malwarebytes)
  • The pandemic era has brought the average cost of a data breach up to $137,000 (IBM)
  • “distractions” while working from home were cited by 47% of employees polled as a huge contributor to employees falling for phishing scams while working remotely.(Tessian)

 

Do you have staff working from home? Even for just some of the time? If so, your company’s networks and data could be at risk. A great IT Partner can help you establish layered security solutions with security awareness training at the top of the list.

The technicians, engineers, and strategists at effective Managed Service Providers have seen it all. In the ever-changing landscape of cybercrime, data and network breaches are on the rise. When you work with a Managed Service Provider that’s the right fit for your organization, you can reap the benefits of a network and data security plan that is tailored specifically to your organization’s budget, concerns, and needs. 

Stay focused on that thing you do

You have limited time, attention, and resources. At one time, maybe it made sense to handle your company’s IT needs internally, but there is a point at which your perceived “savings” have diminishing returns. Are you properly leveraging your limited resources if you are spending your time resetting passwords, troubleshooting problem printers, and figuring out how that random hacker got your password?

Is IT that thing you do? If not, then a Managed Service Provider can likely solve your IT issues more effectively, more quickly, and for less money than you can.  

When you have a team of dedicated professionals addressing your IT needs, you can focus on that thing you do, your core business.

Manage Your IT Costs

The goal is to reach the sweet spot of high productivity for your staff and technology while keeping costs under control. This is another reason why so many businesses turn to managed IT service providers. While many internal IT departments are siloed in their organization or industry, effectively managed service providers are quick and agile and can help you identify the quickest, most reliable, most cost-effective solutions for what your business needs. Why? Because they have seen it all. 

Reduce the Risk of a Bad Hire, Reduce Training Time 

If you have decided to handle your organization’s IT needs internally, you will need to know enough to recruit and hire the right staff. Then, as is the case with any new hire, you must train, manage, and retain them. 

These are more of the reasons for the popularity of outsourcing IT management to a Managed Service Provider. Not only are you outsourcing the actual IT problem solving, but you are also choosing a partner to handle IT staff hiring and management. You only have to make one hire- the right Managed Service Provider- and you get a dedicated and experienced crew who can hit the ground running.

Work with Broadly-Experienced Technicians Who Have Seen it all

We have all lost hours to solving some annoying IT problem. Maybe it’s a problem router or printer, maybe it’s dealing with setting up a new machine. Whatever it is, the likelihood is that a team of IT pros can do it much faster. Because of the broad experience that Managed Service Provider team members gain on the job, they are quick and agile to troubleshoot and know how to avoid the common pitfalls that can trip up so many. Plus, an effective MSP has their engineers and technicians working together as a team so that when you get one brain on it you are actually getting several.

Looking for an IT Support Partner?

We help our customers with their day-to-day support needs and we also help them improve all areas of security with scalable solutions so that they can attain high productivity levels for their teams while keeping costs under control.

For a free consultation and IT security assessment, please contact us today. We know what it’s like to run a business, and we know your time is valuable.  

We can:

  • Learn about your business
  • Give you some ideas on what improvements you can make right away
  • Provide free advice on your approach to IT security

And if you’d like, we can show you where and how we can help.