We all know that technology development has continued to grow, and these technical marvels that we surround ourselves with help to increase productivity as well as collaboration. That being said, keeping up with the changing landscape can be challenging.
As if changing technology wasn’t bad enough, the IT requirements attached to them invariably change too. What can help is a managed services provider (MSP), such as ourselves, that can provide a managed IT support package.
My Outsourced IT offers a range of benefits to companies of all sizes. Below, we have outlined four key benefits of having a managed IT support package should anything go wrong.
- Cost Savings
One of the strongest incentives to partner with us is cost-effectiveness – it is a much cheaper alternative to hiring an in-house team. With managed IT services you can:
- Conserve budget
- Reduce operating costs
- Lower IT maintenance expenses
Most MSPs operate using a subscription-based model, this is where a business will pay either a monthly or annual fee for the services. This model allows a company to see if it will fit within their budget, either temporarily or long-term.
Clients will typically pay for the MSP offerings that they actually need, as opposed to bulk packages that include services that they will never need.
- Focus on Core Business
As the company grows, employees may find themselves having to take on IT related responsibilities, that will only keep on growing with the business and distracting employees from their actual duties.
As the situation progresses, unaddressed, it may become necessary for the IT requirements to prioritise the IT tasks in order to make sure there is no downtime. What do you do when the person responsible for one job can no longer do it because they are making everything else doesn’t grind to a halt by making sure your IT requirements are met?
The fastest, easiest and cheapest option is to make use of a managed IT services product. Outsourcing your IT services can help your business stay focused on what is important to your business – taking care of your customers and generating needed revenue, without compromising on any other part of the business.
- Business Scalability
Given the nature of technological advancements and the pace of growth in that area and the fact that businesses have to scale their required resources either up or down, another major concern is the impact of loss IT services can have on scalability.
Scalability is crucial in supporting the development and growth of a company, especially if the company is on the smaller side. A business needs to anticipate unexpected hurdles, one of which is when IT requirements outgrow your available resources. An MSP will be able to provide a business with support services as required, to handle any emerging IT problems.
Because scalable solutions are not able to accommodate fast moving changes, they will also help companies to stay productive, improve their systems stability and also eliminate IT downtime that could prove damaging to the company.
In addition to this, an MSP will address the client’s areas of weakness in terms of their IT and also remain responsive to their needs and outreach – both in the short-term and the long-term.
A high quality managed IT service provider will explore, proactively, and identify areas that could be addressed for improvement in support of the main objectives for their clients.
- My Outsourced IT Managed Services
Our services are a little different and focus on home care packages rather than for businesses. You can find more information on our Home Care Package here.