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Managed IT Services: Its Advantage and Disadvantages


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Managed IT service providers are doing everything related to any business IT requirement, right from providing data backup and security, managing its IT systems, to structure cabling and troubleshooting all the connected issues with IT.

To make your business steady and commercially viable, you keep focusing to explore variety of options to offer your consumers and take certain decisions to find out most efficient and promising ways to raise profits.

In order to improve the services and products of your company, you invest time and energy to your business IT requirements which is a backbone of your company. To achieve all this you are forced to set huge budgets and hire full time IT skilled employees and arrange superior IT infrastructure.

All these factors arises the need to think whether you should outsource your business requirements, either in part or in full, to managed service provider or not.

Here are a few more advantages to justify the hiring of MSP’s to improvise your IT Business:

  • Fixed IT Budgets: With Managed Service Provider (MSP), your budget is more protected. Instead of spending on paid per job, MSPs are generally focus to pay on a recurring basis, in accordance contracts (monthly, quarterly, or annually).
  • Eliminates the need for dedicated staff: MSP eliminates the need for dedicated staff which is generally required to address the technical issues; especially the issues connected with physical server that powers the company website or any custom application on which every employee relies to help in generating revenue for the business. MSP constantly monitor your server and/or application and showcases its significance. In addition they review updates and patches released by various software vendors and install only those ones that are related to your hosting account or dedicated server.
  • Increase in Sales Opportunities: Earlier you were not able to focus and devote required time to explore your business and expand your services, but the MSP’s helps you to explore more sales opportunities.
  • Increased data security measures: MSP offers increased data security that can be implemented by the staff. Generally, you or your company take steps to secure the data stored on the server in order to prevent it from hackers or other unauthorized persons. But this all is done in an unmanaged way. Instead of this MSP’s helps to direct the technical support team that maintains a large number of accounts. This technical team can therefore help to formulate and implement the security measures.

All these tempting benefits justify the hiring of MSPs but make sure to hire an efficient MSP who is skilled and technical, having sound feedback.

PitCrew Technologies provides Healthcare IT , Structured Cabling, and Managed IT Services to businesses and non-profits in San Antonio and surrounding areas. Our services are designed to help business owners do what they do best, which is run their business.


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