Why should you use the services of a managed service provider (MSP) in your business, surely it’s better to do it yourself and save those extra dollars. Well the answer is no, it’s not, that’s just false economy. This year the managed service provider market is expected to be over $193 billion and growing, but why? Here are a few good reasons for you to take advantage of this service:
It’s all done under one contract that covers your specific needs, you only pay for the services you require.
Finding the right IT staff or having to train existing staff can be time consuming and expensive. Your managed service provider can fill in the gaps or take over all the IT duties, allowing existing staff to become more productive
New software is often expensive and so is keeping up with it so your company’s ahead of the competition can be a serious drain on resources. IT services come with the latest technologies as part of your package
You always know the IT costs involved so quoting on jobs becomes much easier and you can make more informed business decisions
MSP’s come with a full team of experts who can quickly deal with any issues that may arise so you don’t have the hassle and expense of searching for an expert in times of need
Not only will your MSP provide all your cyber-security needs, they will ensure you comply with all government regularity and insurance obligations
Many aspects of your business are essentially nonproductive, although they are essential, so should be done in the most cost-effective way, allowing the creative and profitable aspects to be handled by your experts
Most of the maintenance issues in IT occur because of a lack time to do preventative maintenance and replace obsolete or out of date components. Your IT specialists will keep all your hardware and software up to date and in top condition
Your staff will be fully trained in the proper use and application of all equipment they will use
Your MSP already has and uses the very latest technologies, so as part of your contract you can also have access to them without the huge financial outlay need to purchase and keep them updated
Instead of a capital cost IT expenses become part of your business operating expenses, helping to improve your bottom line.
Using an IT managed service provider is a smart business move as this takes take care of the mechanics of your business, the nonproductive and security issues allowing you the time and freedom to head and develop your business