Whether you’re just a small business looking to get operations moving in your chosen location, or you’re an enterprise with multiple offices across the country, one thing is universally the same: you need IT support in some capacity. As more technology is added to networks of all sizes and complexities, the need to manage this technology improves. Thankfully, you don’t necessarily have to go at it alone--you have third-party outsourcing at your disposal, which can save you both time and money in the long run.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of outsourcing, though, especially if you don’t know what the ideal way to outsource your IT looks like. Take the break-fix model as an example. Since it’s mostly responsive to your IT issues rather than preventative, you might find that it’s not quite as effective at saving your business time and money as another alternative might be. By outsourcing, you will ultimately wind up spending much more capital on resolving issues rather than preventing them outright. Furthermore, your employees who are rendered unable to work as a result of this maintenance will further increase the cost of this downtime. A more preventative approach is ideal to eliminate unnecessary waste.
When you work with a managed IT service provider like SMART Services, you can feel like you’re investing in your company’s future by taking a preventative approach to technology maintenance and management. By preventing issues from developing into larger, more expensive problems, you’re cutting costs by eliminating downtime and replacement expenses. Here are some ways that we can help your business save both time and money through managed IT.
For all of your business’ technology needs, and to ask us about our managed IT service offerings, reach out to SMART Services at 586 258-0650.