Businesses thrive on technology, and constantly use it to push their initiatives forward. However, the latest solutions and business technology can often be complex, and it usually requires the attention of skilled professionals in order to guarantee its optimal efficiency. The only problem is that small and medium-sized businesses often don’t have funds to hire in-house IT technicians for their technology maintenance needs. Managed service providers offer a unique benefit for these budget-minded organizations.
We want to make the lives of small and medium-sized businesses easier by managing their IT. This includes the complete and total management of any technological assets that your company employs, including workstations, servers, cloud infrastructures, your network security, data backup and disaster recovery, and so much more. All of these technology solutions are found in, more or less, every major enterprise, but smaller businesses often don’t understand the importance of these solutions, or simply don’t have the assets available to spend on integrating them. Managed service providers endeavor to bring the best technology to every organization at a reasonable price.
While there are countless benefits that come from taking advantage of managed service offerings, there are two that really stand out: 1) Proficient, hands-off technology management, and 2) Cost-effective technology solutions.
Outsourced IT is Better IT
Outsourcing responsibilities to an external party might not seem like a good idea right off the bat, but when you think about it, it makes more sense to outsource than it does to hire a full in-house team. If you don’t have a dedicated in-house IT staff, you’re likely taking on some responsibility for ensuring your technology functions properly. If not, your technology isn’t being given the maintenance it needs to continue operating at maximum efficiency.
It’s much more efficient for your company’s workload to outsource the responsibility to Symmetric IT Group. Our skilled technicians are more than capable of performing the required maintenance on your business technology. More importantly, though, your team will be able to take back any time spent on maintaining technology, and instead use it for better purposes, like introducing new initiatives that are designed to increase profits.
Outsourced IT is Cost-Effective
You don’t need us to tell you that the latest technology solutions are expensive by nature. Enterprises invest in the latest technology to give themselves a competitive edge, but the average small or medium-sized business doesn’t have the capital lying around to spend in one go. Rather, they have limited IT budgets, which can complicate matters in the event of a hardware failure or other unexpected expense. If your business has to invest too much capital into unexpected technology problems, it’s a recipe for disaster.
One of the biggest goals of managed service providers is to offer affordable services that are in-line with your business’s specific needs. By taking advantage of monthly rates, rather than up-front costs for expensive technology, you can turn your IT’s capital expenses into operational costs, thereby eliminating the cost associated with taking advantage of the latest technology solutions.
For more information about how outsourced IT can help your business fully leverage its technology, give Symmetric IT Group a call at (813) 749-0895.