Business owners and the demand for IT Managed Services
Business owners are usually drawn to the IT managed services business model because they wish to benefit from these advantages:
- Improve the efficiency and dependability of their IT operations
- Enhanced security and compliance
- Proactive approach to maintenance
- Cost effectiveness and return on investment
- Free up their IT staff to work on strategic projects
- Have greater access to new technologies
- Access to Experts they lack in-house
- Shifting capital expenses to operating expenses
- Predictable pricing and manageable costs
Here are pressing reasons why IT managed services are becoming the obvious choice for small and medium sized businesses:
- More Efficient and Reliable IT Operations
IT staff in businesses we partner with are overworked or lack employees with the necessary knowledge or skill sets needed to handle certain tasks.
In this situation, its hard to deny the value of having a managed IT service provider. Businesses using our IT managed services describe it as a collaborative arrangement. Business owners also wish to improve the capabilities of their own IT teams and not replace them altogether. Outsourcing IT not only ensures access to a team of IT experts but also gives you the benefit of having access to the latest and greatest technology and innovative business grade solutions to maximize your uptime and profitability. These technologies often include:
- Remote monitoring and management
- Backup and disaster recovery
- Cloud computing
By investing in these tools, your IT infrastructure becomes more reliable and dependable, labor constraints are overcome and your internal IT department is able to keep control of your situation.
- Enhanced Security and Compliance
There are many variations of technology that store and transmit data including tablets, operating systems, servers, smartphones and laptops. Since data is stored and transmitted on these devices, their security must be addressed. Business owners live in fear of falling victim to a security breach. As managed IT service providers, our job is to make you aware of these risks, sharing examples highlighted in the media and explaining how your data can be compromised when such events arise.
Its also important to address your concerns about compliance, especially in industries such as healthcare and legal. We can then implement additional managed security protocols, policies, and procedures.
- A Proactive Approach to Maintenance
Business owners have little to no time to spend thinking about their IT infrastructure. Worrying about things such as dependability and speed of the network should not be of their concern. By working with Audit Solutions, you are afforded the luxury of all-day, every-day, around-the-clock coverage.
Concerning cybersecurity, Audit Solutions is always working to
detect potential threats and vulnerabilities. By providing you with fully
managed IT support, we resolve issues and remediated before they ever become a
Furthermore, CEOs have no time to verify that backups are done properly, so we take care of creating encrypted backup plans to cover and secure all your infrastructure.
- Cost Effectiveness and Return on Investment
Cost savings associated with managed IT services can be considerable. You reduce outgoing expenses and increase ROI. IT budgets consist of many items, including:
- hardware costs
- software and network infrastructure
- maintenance costs
- IT labor costs
Using outdated software can have detrimental effects on ROI, and this can be avoided. In addition, it provides flexibility and scalability needed to grow or scale back in a way not possible with internal IT teams.
The managed IT service model allows clients to predict IT expenses on a monthly basis and better plan required budget. Money saved can go towards new IT projects and improvements.
- Free Up Internal IT Staff to Work on Strategic Projects
When businesses choose managed IT services, internal IT staff is freed up and can focus its energy and talent on other important projects.
This increases productivity and allows strategic planning to get the time and attention it deserves.
Its costly to have your internal IT team handling things for which they have little or no experience. Managed IT services enable your in-house staff to spend their working hours on what they do best. You then let us fill the gaps by using our specialized services where they are most needed.
As a managed IT service provider, we are aware
of the benefits and advantages our services have to offer, but it is up to us to
help you see them as well.
By better understanding what you are looking for and discovering in what way your business can benefit from it, we can tailor an offering and approach to better meet your needs.
To talk about the advantages of having managed IT services, contact us or call (581) 702-0814.