Managed Networks, Managed Security, Full-time IT Support, Managed Hosting and Back solutions are some of the examples that are regarded as Managed IT Solutions. So basically, Managed IT Solutions do involve managing IT systems for your business or entity.
For we being a Managed IT Solutions Provider in Tanzania for over a decade, we have gained ample experience in working with different organizations of different sizes which makes us comfortable to speak a bit on why you might need managed IT solutions for your business.
Here are some of the points in highlighting you need Managed IT solutions for your business and how you can benefit by having everything taken care of while you focus on more profitable activities for your business.
1. Less IT Risk
When we speak of IT risk, we are referring to threats that could affect your IT systems, business data and process. By your business going for a Managed IT Solutions provider, you are placing yourself at less risk to your business data, process and systems. Why do we say so? It’s because an IT Service Provider (Managed IT Solutions provider) does bring along a team of experts who are certified and have experience in managing IT systems. Working with an expert puts you in tranquillity as you are supplied with a team that is familiar with what they are providing you with.
For a managed IT service provider like us, we do first perform a survey of your business and get to understand what can be improved and what else needs to be added to have complete managed solutions with less risk.
2. Deployment of the Latest Technologies
A team assigned to your business by your IT Service provider is bombarded with tech information every day from their colleagues to the tech news they go through. This means your business is working with a team that is informed about the latest technologies that are to benefit your business in one way or the other. The new technologies can be introduced to you and you get to choose whether to straight start using them or not.
We do our best to first inform you before deploying any new technologies. The benefits and
drawbacks of the new technologies are first laid out for our clients to be aware of and then later on a decision is made by an agreement with both sides on switching to the new technologies and that is when we fully implement after various tests are made.
3. Reduction in IT Personnel Operation Costs
Having an internal IT Personnel for managing your systems could involve training from time to time, salary, allowances, overtime expenses and the whole process of hiring one. This becomes less of a challenge to your business when you go for an IT Service Provider who is to bring personnel that is well-fitted with the necessary skills to manage your systems.
4. Full Documentation of Your Infrastructure
Having full documentation of our IT infrastructure does help your business in a way that you are familiar with the kind of hardware and software you have in your organization. With such
documentation, it makes it easy for you to make the necessary upgrades formally with less
disruption to other systems in your organization. This means you get to strategically plan and
execute any necessary updates and upgrades as your operations continue to run in your business.
5. Leveraging on your IT Service Provider’s relations
Working with an IT service provider, you are positioning yourself in working with a tech firm that can assist in advising you and also assist in having your business purchase hardware or software more affordably from a tech vendor as compared to you as a business purchasing directly to a tech vendor that you are not in any agreement with. This means the relationship with your IT Service Provider can help you be in a good position when it comes to getting tech advice and linking with tech vendors.
6. Custom Solutions
Every business has unique goals and objectives. An IT Service Provider is to come up with a unique strategy that fits your business’s short and long-term targets by first understanding what your organization needs and what needs to be brought in so that the organization can meet its short and long-term objectives. A proactive approach is employed by the Service Provider so that to make sure there is the delivery of services on time and fewer disruptions.
7. Bundle of Services
An IT Service Provider works with different organizations and this makes the service provider
knowledgeable of what are most requirements for different firms. For example, a service provider is well aware that the security of your network, systems and data needs to be prioritized. Therefore, for any category of service that you choose, the service provider does place security for your network, data and systems as part of the bundle. This gives a performance and reliance benefit to your business.
All that we have mentioned and described above is just to mention a few of the benefits or reasons of how you can benefit from a Managed IT Solutions Provider (IT Service Provider.) On the whole, the IT Service provider does help your business focus on more profitable activities while they focus on monitoring and making sure your IT infrastructure is up and running.