Technology should never be “just okay” — it’s a key factor in the success of your business. Why focus on the status quo when you could be supercharging growth?
If you had an opportunity to make your organization 25-50% more efficient, would you take it or simply say “Nah, no need. We’re okay for now”?
While you may be handling day-to-day IT operations at an acceptable level, what is the opportunity cost to your organization (and the negative impact on your staff)? If key team members regularly get calls at their child’s T-ball game or in the middle of the night letting them know they need to log in and reboot a server, does that truly offer them the work-life balance enjoyed by others in the organization? In this age of always-on business with a heavy reliance on data and security procedures, it may be time to review whether maintaining critical structures still makes sense. As a result, greater numbers of organizations are reaching out to third-party managed IT providers for support.
Better, Faster, Cheaper
The holy trinity of technology — services that are better, faster and cheaper — may seem unattainable, but when you work with a managed services provider, it is possible that you could find long-term solutions for your small- to mid-size business. The excess cost, scale limitations and insufficient resiliency that are a regular result of pushing an internal technology staff and platforms to their breaking point are a ticking time bomb that can cause serious problems for organizations. If this is true, why do so many business and IT leaders maintain that internal support is sufficient? The overall costs of failure are significant and can include everything from a serious data breach to budget overruns, lagging performance and vendors who run your company.
Benefits of Managed IT Services
As with other types of outsourcing, there are some specific reasons that companies move towards an IT managed services model:
The benefits of working with a managed services provider are myriad, but perhaps the most important is avoiding the ticking time bomb of an overtaxed IT team and workers who don’t have access to the latest and greatest technology.
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