- 27th October 2022
- Posted by: Mark Dodds
- Category: Technology
It’s clear that technology is evolving more quickly than ever, and that includes the systems we use for business. The evolution of business technology has brought on lots of benefits such as cloud storage, remote support, and virtual hardware, but it can be overwhelming to stay on top of it all.
Urgent updates, cybercrime, new software and new devices can take time and effort to figure out, and the risks of hacking and downtime are too large to deal with alone, so it’s no surprise that for many businesses, outsourced IT support is the perfect solution. Not only can your managed IT service provider help to keep your business up to date, but they’re also able to fix IT, modernise legacy solutions and keep the infrastructure optimised and secure all the time.
It can boost productivity
Technology has one main role, and that’s to make your life easier. However, it only makes your life easier if you’re using the right equipment, setting up the devices correctly, and investing in the right solutions.
An excellent managed IT provider will assess your technical solutions and infrastructure and then consult with you on your greater business strategy and deploy technologies specific to your needs. This might mean changing up your processes to cut down on time through automation, providing extra bandwidth for complex projects, or even identifying where different tech would support you and your team more effectively. As a result, your team members will spend much less time on mundane tasks and more time focusing on big-picture outcomes and actions that will have a greater positive impact on your business.
By boosting productivity in the workplace, you’ll spend more time benefitting from your business IT than managing it. On top of that, outsourced IT support even includes management and maintenance of all your IT, so you’ll never have to worry about it; your provider is on top of all complications, changes, and updates.
Investing the right way
Technology costs money and investing in the wrong technologies can be expensive – especially if you consider the time spent fixing the issues. The reality is, IT can be pricey in other ways, such as inflexible solutions, outdated technical equipment, and software that has become ineffective or surplus to requirements.
Outsourced IT can provide a wealth of cost-effective options for you with flexibility as a priority. Your IT partner may be able to save you money by optimising older technologies rather than upgrading to new ones. They’ll also be able to recognise when it’s necessary to update your tech, and they’ll have the knowledge and know-how to find the right equipment for your business, your users, and your budget.
Flexibility is key
We’re lucky to be working in a Cloud-enabled world. As we’re able to virtualise our IT, the Cloud has made options more flexible, scalable, and accessible than ever. A great IT partner will be expertly Cloud-conscious, identify Cloud solutions that enable and anticipate your growth, and ensure you only ever pay for what you need.
If your technology is flexible, your outsourced IT support team is even more so. While they’re part of the team, they’re not on the same contracts as your in-house employees. You have the flexibility to choose the extent and expectations of their service and economise for these accordingly.
At Compex IT, we take pride in the service we provide to our clients as an off-site IT partner. We believe that a productive workplace is a happy one and vice versa. That’s why you can always count on us to equip you and your team with the right tools for the job. We believe in our methods and our team, and our “Love Us or Leave Us” guarantee is a way to prove it to you.
Want to know more about outsourcing your IT? Contact us today.