It’s not always an easy thing to entrust the management of one aspect of your business to a third party—especially something as integral to your business operations as IT. But the very thoughts that may be preventing you from taking the step to opt for managed IT services may be the very reasons you should be considering it.
Why Managed IT is Better
You entered into your business for a reason: be it to sell a product you believe in or to offer a service you are skilled at delivering. You have a passion for whatever your company is offering. IT has become an essential part of running a business. You need the same level of knowledge and commitment to IT that you have for other aspects of your company if you expect to have technology work effectively and to your advantage. More often than not, this requires trusting your IT support services with a third party that is capable of making that happen.
There are several reasons why it is beneficial for companies to consider managed IT services. We’ll explore those with the most immediate impact to your business.
Saving Time and Money
Consistency and predictability are two factors that are desirable when it comes to the monthly costs of running a small business. Teaming with an IT provider to manage your technology services allows you to have a recurring monthly cost for your entire IT infrastructure. It also removes the need to purchase any equipment or hardware that you would have to store on site, along with maintaining and upgrading it as required.
Another area where costs are saved is staffing because you don’t have to hire any additional staff to handle your IT infrastructure. Most managed IT service providers offer late hours of operation and are able to either remotely troubleshoot any issues or be on your premises within a short time frame to tackle any problems.
As mentioned, it makes a difference to have a team of experts managing your IT. The peace of mind afforded your company just by knowing it has a knowledgeable support team in place on a day-to-day basis is nearly priceless. Especially with the prevalence of online security concerns, having an experienced team of IT professionals is more crucial than ever. They give you the luxury of feeling protected and being able to focus squarely on finding ways to grow your business and improve the quality of your product or service.
A Customized Approach to IT Support
The days of cookie-cutter approaches to running a business are out the window. Companies today need a customized approach to how they function in all aspects of their business, including IT. Though IT is necessary for almost all businesses today, the manner in which it is executed depends on the nature and needs of the specific organization. A skilled IT provider will be able to accurately assess the needs of a company before applying any changes.
Managed IT services are not a risk. They are an effective approach for small businesses to better their operations. Zarr Tech offers managed IT support services as well as IT consulting, cloud solutions and IT security to many small- and medium-sized businesses. We are known for our customer-first approach to IT, which is why so many businesses in Oakville and across the GTA have relied on us to design plans that fit the support they need at price points they can afford. Contact us today to learn more about our services, including the Zarr Tech advantage program.