Even in the most stable times, maintaining an in-house IT team may not be a practical solution for many companies. Today, three factors are driving the move to IT outsourcing through managed service providers: 1) economic challenges, 2) health and safety issues and 3) remote workforces.
Managed service providers can give you the services you need and benefits you may not have considered. Here are the top three benefits of outsourcing your IT through managed services.
- Cost Savings
One of the most surprising benefits to IT outsourcing is that it can actually save you money. When you add it up, outsourcing may be able to save you thousands of dollars annually.Recruiting, retaining, training, office space, salaries and benefits for in-house teams can be expensive. In addition, the workload tends to be variable for small to mid-sized businesses.Outsourcing your IT to a managed service provider gives you the support you need when you need it, and you only pay for the services you use.
Additionally, you won’t need to pay for as much internal hardware, you can avoid the datacenter and you won’t need as much square footage to house an IT department.
iTelecom is carrier-neutral, so we base our recommendations on which solutions best fit your needs and saves you the most money. We also monitor contract expirations and perform quarterly reviews to ensure you continue to have the right solution at the best possible price.
Essentially, IT outsourcing cuts down on your expenses across the board.
- Security Enhancements
Every company requires proactive measures to ensure ongoing network security. Protecting against vulnerabilities has become more complex than ever and is further complicated with so many employees now working from home.If your business has previously done most of its work from the office, your IT staff might not have the expertise to allow your employees to connect remotely.A managed IT provider already has the strategies tools to connect remotely, such as connecting through cloud-based solutions, so they can help you put the levels of security that your business needs most in place quickly and effectively.
Thanks to the growing list of tools and resources, an outsourced team can quickly handle problems for all employees. This means you can continue to tap into the extensive and most-current knowledge of trained experts that will provide you with security solutions that will work for your business.
- Be Competitive
If you are running a small or mid-sized business, you simply do not have the same range of resources that larger corporations enjoy. IT outsourcing lets you capitalize on your managed service provider’s expertise, equipment, and support so you can be competitive with larger companies.We offer a wide variety of customizable solutions and services such as Cloud, Voice, IoT, Colocation, and more to give you a competitive advantage.
Bottom line, IT outsourcing can help grow your business, save you money, and keep up with the latest technology.