These days, budgets are tight and money has to go as far as they can. At the same time, IT security issues are at the forefront, and every business needs to protect itself from cybercriminals. If your company doesn't want to waste money but needs IT services, there is a better option. Managed IT services are an increasingly popular way to keep the IT services a company needs without taking such a large portion of the company's budget.
The IT Department
Because IT services are so vital for every business, it's common to have an IT department to take care of problems and prevent data breaches. However, having an entire department that is staffed by full-time IT workers is extremely expensive. Not only do companies pay salaries and benefits, but they also buy the equipment they use and the space they need for their department. Eliminating this department doesn't have to mean eliminating your IT support when you outsource IT to a managed IT provider.
Managed IT Services
When you outsource this function, you can have the same service that you had when there was an in-house IT department. Much of your company's IT functions can be done remotely, allowing the outsourced IT workers to do everything from installing patches to handling tickets to strengthening your security against cybercriminals, all without you having to pay anyone's salary. It's a permanent solution that costs just a fraction of having your own IT department.
Reinvesting in Your Company
With so much of the IT budget now not needed, that money can be reinvested into more important parts of your company. It can be used to acquire more clients, offer more competitive salaries, build up other departments, and more. By having more money where it's needed, your business can get to new heights that it couldn't have before.
If your company is interested in outsourcing its IT department to save money and invest in itself, contact us today to find out how to get started. We have IT professionals who can offer a wide range of services without having to be housed in your offices.