Whether you have a small or large business, it's important to carefully consider your IT needs and infrastructure. You may find that you don't have the resources or manpower to properly manage the necessary technologies. That's where managed IT services come in.
Managed IT services provide an array of benefits. First and foremost, it allows you to outsource your IT needs to a professional company at a fraction of the cost of an in-house team.
Knowing the benefits will help you make an informed choice as you explore the services and options available for your business.
Learn About Outages
Outages can happen to your network at any time. Managed services are 24/7, so they are constantly reviewing your network, day and night. Should something happen, they will be able to fix the problem in real-time, allowing your operations to continue uninterrupted. Without a managed IT service, you may go hours (or even days) without knowing that you're experiencing downtime.
Get Needed Repairs
The reality is, things are going to go wrong in your business from time to time. Your network will go down, passwords will need to be reset, and bugs will need to be fixed. Your current IT staff may or may not be capable of handling all of the repairs - and that's if you even have the resources of an in-house IT team. So, it helps to work with a trusted third-party providers with a team of technicians capable of handling anything that happens when it happens.
When you take advantage of third-party services, your IT technicians will be able to focus on other tasks. You will notice that productivity increases dramatically because they are no longer bogged down by various repairs. Their expertise will be better suited for other areas of your business.
It's easy to save money with managed IT services! Since a third-party provider only charges when there's a problem, you won't need as many IT technicians on site. This means that you'll save on salary, benefits, insurance, and other expenses associated with full-time employees.
Ultimately, you have to do what's best for your business. Your IT technicians cannot be expected to fix every single server outage or interruption 24/7. Or, you may not even have the budget for an in-house team. Managed IT services allow you to tap into the expertise of a professional third-party provider. You'll be running smoother operations with your IT needs already covered.
As we've discussed here, managed IT services have numerous benefits. To get started, or to learn more about our services, contact us! Total BC is ready to cover your IT maintenance and data cabling needs.