Erin Steinmetz | September 5, 2012
By outsourcing the management of your IT network, you can refocus your efforts on your core business while you let a professional team monitor, patch, upgrade, and support your network and desktop infrastructure. This proactive maintenance approach effectively mitigates network problems, often leading to fewer and less severe incidents.
We have come up with our top 5 list for you to fully understand while we believe managed IT services are extremely beneficial to your business operation:
- Around-the-clock monitoring and technical support
No matter which company you outsource your IT services to, support should be provided to ensure the highest level of availability and reliability: 24×7 remote monitoring and management of servers and desktops as well as emergency 24×7 support.
- Improved decision making
Having access to knowledgeable professionals will allow you to make the right business decisions for your company—whether it’s transition to the cloud or the purchase of a new server.
- Freedom to focus on your core business
By employing the principals of remote management, automation, centralization, and monitoring, managed services allow you to proficiently unlock the potential of your business without the worry and hassle of your network infrastructure.
- Reduced costs of managing your IT infrastructure
Most companies offering managed services for your network will offer a value fixed pricing structure that can become scalable as your business grows.
- Lowered threat risk for data and network
Anti-virus management and verification, online backup for data integrity, dynamic password management, and scheduled maintenance are just a few of the precautions taken to protect your data and network.