You have likely heard a lot about Managed Services and how outsourcing the management of your IT environment can give your company's productivity a boost. Even if you have an existing, internal IT team at your disposal, engaging with a Managed IT Services provider can still make sense. When you begin to look into the many ways that outsourcing the management of your IT environment can increase your internal efficiency—while helping you save money—it is easy to see why you have heard so much about Managed IT Services. You will benefit from flexibility, scalability, IT strategy and access to the talent you need to adequately navigate the complex IT environment modern businesses need to succeed. Here are just a few of the reasons why Managed IT Services is the way to go for small- to enterprise businesses.
Access to skills that do not require a full or part-time employee
When you partner with a reputable Managed IT Services provider, you gain the knowledge and experience of a dedicated team of IT experts. Many organizations find that they want and need to have a solid in-house IT team, but it is simply not practical to include all skill sets within this team. For example, when you have access to a cloud computing expert from your Managed Services provider, your internal IT team does not need to include an expert on every aspect of cloud management. This is just one of the many ways that having a team of outside experts to supplement your existing IT team can lessen the stress on your in-house staff. You will have access to trained, certified, and experienced IT professionals well versed in all aspects of IT, without having to pay their salaries, benefits, etc.
Reduced turnover will have a positive effect on your business
Hiring and managing employees is one of the most challenging aspects of maintaining a profitable and efficient business. Think of the time and resources required by your human resources team for the recruitment and hiring process. With Managed IT Services, you will have a team in place that you will never have to worry about replacing. Your Managed IT provider will assume all of the responsibility for staffing the professionals who will be managing your IT environment. No on-boarding, training, or ‘bringing up to speed’ necessary, these IT pros will be ready to step in and get to work.
Maximize your internal team
With the management of your IT environment outsourced to a reputable provider, your internal IT team will be free to focus their efforts on the projects that matter. Not all IT tasks are mission critical; when you have someone picking up the slack in that area, your in-house team is able to concentrate on their core responsibilities rather than fixing printers or installing anti-virus software. You will no longer have to worry about your internal team scrambling around to put out fires as your next product launch languishes due to inattention. No matter what your industry may be, partnering with a Managed IT Services provider makes sense when it comes to efficiency and maximizing your internal resources. Who would not love to come into work every day knowing that they will be working on the important stuff that moves the needle?
Is it time for your company to boost productivity and enjoy the many cost-saving benefits provided by Managed IT Services? Find out more about Verticomm’s Total Care Managed IT Solution today!