More and more businesses are considering outsourcing their network support and IT management needs to a managed service provider (MSP). This applies to both businesses with and without an in-house IT department, as it gives them a chance to focus on their core objectives while the MSP ensures that IT operations are rolling smoothly.
- Cost-effective: Choosing a managed IT service provider means that you may not have to invest as much in expensive software and hardware. These providers stock top-notch technology to serve clients to drastically cut down the amount that they would otherwise be spending on it. The service fee paid to the MSP will be fixed for each month, allowing you to get a better idea of the budget that you will need without any surprise expenses.
- Minimum downtime: One of the main advantages of hiring a managed services provider is that they monitor the IT department 24/7 every single day. This is indispensable for businesses that cannot afford to encounter downtime during any part of the day. In case any of the IT systems does suffer a failure, the expert MSP will quickly go to work on it, so the problem is fixed as soon as possible with the minimum inconvenience.
- Disaster Recovery: MSPs have dedicated infrastructure to support Business Continuity in the event of a disaster. The data centers and networks are designed with redundancy and a resilient framework that allows your business to quickly bounce back as part of the Disaster Recovery process. Hiring an MSP is reassuring as you know that your data and applications are secure at all points of time, and can easily be revived in case something goes amiss.
- Scalability: MSPs offer flexible plans to businesses today that are tailored around requirements and budgets alike. As you scale up or scale down your business, the offerings of these MSPs may change with your needs.
To see if managed IT services are right for your organization, give KeeFORCE a call today at (270) 366-0553.